We all claim to be excellent communicators in our applications but how many of us really demonstrate this vital skill? And what do we even mean by communication?
Nearly half of the graduate employers surveyed by the Association of Graduate Recruiters in 2017 indicated that job applicants lacked commercial awareness. But what is commercial awareness, why do students need it and how can they develop it?
You have finally finished University – life beyond ‘the Warwick bubble’ beckons. You should be fired up with excitement but your results weren’t quite what you’d hoped. Instead of getting that magic 2:1 you’ve got the dreaded 2:2.
The Summer careers fair takes place at the University of Warwick on May 8th. Whether you are a first year or a finalist you will know that this is an event you can and perhaps should attend. Indeed, you often see employer events and think ‘why should I, what is the point in attending?’ Well…there …
Ok, so January is over but you may still feel you want to be a ‘better’ you. All part of the seemingly never ending quest for perfection. Well guess what, perfection is a myth! Stop seeking the impossible and instead embrace reality.
The Christmas music is playing in the shops and bars. There is no way around it, you can’t avoid the fact it is Christmas time. A time to eat and exchange gifts and cards. Wow, where did the autumn go? Now is the time to rest, recuperate and complete outstanding applications. Deadlines looming!!
Sometimes what should be simple and straight forward isn’t. Things that in one culture make perfect sense do not translate into others. The global business-place means that we are often going to find ourselves working alongside people physically and virtually. We need to understand what it is that they want and mean and to do …