People move jobs more and more nowadays, often into new fields, disciplines and roles. Our job titles may reflect this or they may not – I moved straight into my last role as “Senior Careers Consultant” – scary! As a PhD you may be moving into one of the most “rarefied” of atmospheres. Continue reading
Author Archives: Charlie Cunningham
To Master’s or not to Master’s, what is the value proposition?
In 2013/14 168,000 students entered taught master’s programmes in the UK compared with 107,000 in 2002/3. If more students are choosing further study, there must be good reason, right? You would hope that you would enjoy the course itself but beyond this, if you are spending between £3,400 and £25,000+ you might also hope that … Continue reading
Science Recruitment agency – your new best friend?
At some point in your job search, someone might have suggested to you that you try a recruitment agency. These are organisations that help client companies, small and large, fill temporary and permanent job roles. Perhaps you’re familiar with some of the big ones, Hays, Kelly Services? You might be less aware of some of the smaller niche … Continue reading
Investment Banking – 9 top tips to get ahead of the pack
So you’re interested in the world of investment banking and want to know how to get ahead of the game? How do you get your “foot in the door” of this competitive and high profile industry. How can you find out if the worlds of “Mergers and Acquisitions”, “Sales and Trading”, “Compliance and Risk Management” or “Operations” are … Continue reading