Undecided about her career, University of Warwick languages student Helen Oakes shares how her different internships have helped her to focus on her future options. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2017
How do I Research my Career? 5 suggestions (clue: don’t start with Google!)
If you’re feeling bored, you could try walking into your careers service and asking ‘Got any information about jobs?’ See what response you get if you can’t be any more specific. But occasionally students confess that they have done pretty much the same thing on-line, starting their career investigations by typing ‘jobs’ into Google. Continue reading
‘There’s never anything for us at careers fairs’. Actually, there might well be – and we don’t just mean free pens.
‘Can I have a free pen?’ is the number 1 most annoying question employers are asked at University of Warwick careers fairs. We know because, after the careers fair on May 8th, we asked them. Now don’t misunderstand me – I love a free pen as much as the next person who loves a free … Continue reading
How a mentor can help you achieve success in your career
Mentoring is not the same as coaching, teaching or training. It is a relationship, initiated and led by you, the ‘mentee’ to enhance your personal and professional development. If you need an ally in your battle for a competitive job and want someone to champion your success, a mentor could be the answer. Continue reading