The ‘snowflake syndrome’. Are today’s students too touchy?
Job market / Self awareness

The ‘snowflake syndrome’. Are today’s students too touchy?

In 2016, ‘snowflake generation’ was added to the Collins English Dictionary’s words of the year. The definition? “Young adults of the 2010s, viewed as being less resilient and more prone to taking offence than previous generations”. In a list which included Brexit, what made this one equally topical? Guest writer Susanna Quirke, marketing executive from Inspiring … Continue reading

The psychology of job interviews – challenge your negative thinking to build your confidence
Interviews

The psychology of job interviews – challenge your negative thinking to build your confidence

When you receive an interview invite, how quickly does your anticipation and enthusiasm turn into anxiety and negativity? Do you expect to fail before the interview has even taken place? This can ultimately become a self-fulfilling prophecy, expect to fail and this is exactly what happens. How we think and feel about situations can determine … Continue reading

Should I graduate with a BSc or an Integrated Masters degree…?
Job market / Warwick

Should I graduate with a BSc or an Integrated Masters degree…?

This is a question that an increasing number of undergraduate students are asking careers consultants and personal tutors as a result of the increase in tuition fees in 2012. Integrated Masters programmes are enhanced undergraduate degrees and according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency, they have significantly increased in popularity (particularly in the natural sciences) … Continue reading