In praise of the employability of Arts graduates
Job market / Self awareness

In praise of the employability of Arts graduates

Arts students can be subject to derisory comments about their employability from housemates who are studying science or vocational courses. Unless the skills you are gaining from your degree discipline are made explicit it can be hard to justify how your skills make you equally appealing to graduate recruiters. These criticisms can be frustrating and … Continue reading

How  to make successful applications for graduate jobs and further study
Applications / Self awareness / Work experience

How to make successful applications for graduate jobs and further study

Earlier this year, a research report attempting to identify factors leading to graduate success  was published by The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. ‘Planning for success: Graduates’ career planning and its effect on graduate outcomes’  surveyed 7,500 graduates across 27 Higher Education Institutions.  The research explored the importance of different behaviours, characteristics and factors important in determining … Continue reading