The one thing that never ceases to amaze people is that whilst they are keen to talk about their leadership abilities, employers are more likely to be asking about their team skills! The truth of the matter is that whilst recruiters are looking for leadership potential they are more interested in how you will fit … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2019
Should we work on our weaknesses?
Is it worth building on your weaknesses? Or is it best to focus on your strengths so your weaknesses are irrelevant? This is a tough question that often doesn’t lead us to a definite answer. Caroline Akamune, a second year Chemistry student, searches out for answers with the help of Ninna Makrinov, from the University … Continue reading
How to reduce interview anxiety: 3 key tips
You can learn how to prepare for an interview. You can understand what’s expected of you on the day and you can rationalise the process. However as human beings most of us are likely to feel at least some degree of anxiety. This post provides hints and tips on the things you can do to … Continue reading
Kick start your New Year
Don’t panic because it is January and you are worried about what to do next. Often people return from the Christmas break feeling fed up. All the fun is behind them and if you are a final year student you can see the finish line in the not too distant future. When a careers consultant … Continue reading