You may have heard the term “positive action” and wondered what it was or who might benefit from it. This post aims to give you some background information and to help you decide if it might be relevant to you.
In doing a quick search on which skills employers need graduates to have, resilience came up several times. In a world of tremendous uncertainty, and with more attention being paid to well-being, it seems appropriate to unpick what ‘resilience’ actually means, and how you can develop and evidence it.
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.
Does having a disability have an impact on career planning? Well, that depends because disability and planning your future are both complex areas – so here are some scenarios to consider.
Leaving a university well-being meeting recently I was reflecting on all the great stress busting ideas being organised for students over the summer term. From craft activities to meditation, yoga and stroking dogs there’s plenty available. Why not schedule in some time during your revision to do something you’ll really enjoy? Here are some of …
If you’re a student with a disability I’m sure you’re keen for it not to define you and you may feel that it won’t impact on your future plans at all. However, the short Q&A below might be helpful in underlining some of the things you may need to think about. Remember the careers service is …
As I see my umpteenth stressed out student, anxious to obtain the Holy Grail of a Spring Week it occurs to me that as a careers professional I have a love: hate relationship with them. So why is that?