Compassion for others is alive and well thank goodness, if the number of enquiries which Warwick Student Careers and Skills gets about working for an NGO is anything to go by. One common question we get asked is: How do you get in? This blog attempts to answer that question. Continue reading
Author Archives: Chris Manley
Improve your chances in the Civil Service Fast Stream application process
The UK Civil Service Fast Stream is one of the most competitive graduate schemes that there is. Typically there are nearly forty times as many people registering an interest as there are places available, and fewer than one in twenty five of those who get as far as applying will be offered a place. Should this put … Continue reading
Arts, humanities or social science student? Yes, you do have skills employers value.
If your subject does not lead directly to a specific job, it is not always easy to see how what you are studying relates to the world of work. So wouldn’t it be helpful if there was some kind of a report which explained the skills you were developing and their value to the world … Continue reading
Is there such a thing as too much career planning?
There is a kind of student who can tell you with uncanny conviction exactly how far their career will have progressed by any date in the future. This may be towards their ultimate aim of becoming something like the CEO of a multi-national or a partner in an internationally respected law firm. Should we admire … Continue reading