We often tell current students to ‘just do something!’ to prepare for a future career when they are studying. It’s not always obvious what to do, but Warwick graduate Claire Kilroy, recently a content writer for the UK’s leading graduate recruitment company Inspiring Interns and Careers Consultant Sue Johnstone, have some suggestions.
Graduation is always a joyous occasion; graduates catching up with their friends and celebrating their academic achievements, accompanied by proud parents, family members and partners. Also if you’re lucky, sunshine. And there was certainly plenty of that this year, as Warwick graduates, guests and staff wilted quietly in the heat.
Have you always dreamed of being a doctor? Did you decide before you went to uni that perhaps some other course might suit you better? Was that a mistake? All is not necessarily lost. There are routes in for people from a range of backgrounds and there is the option of graduate entry.
We all suffer setbacks throughout our lives and often our future success is determined by how we respond to the disappointment. Can you bounce back, having learnt lessons, or will you sink? I asked Warwick alumna, Lisa Bove, a leadership development specialist providing executive coaching and consulting to global organisations and multi-cultural teams, for her …