Top Holiday Reads – Great Careers Resources
Job market / Self awareness

Top Holiday Reads – Great Careers Resources

If you’re familiar with the adage that people spend more time planning their holidays than their careers, then what better way to combine both activities and taking one of our top Careers resources recommendations on vacation? Whether you’ve recently graduated and have been procrastinating on what to do next, if your parents or loved ones … Continue reading

Should you apply for a job even if you don’t meet all of the employer’s requirements?
Applications / Job market

Should you apply for a job even if you don’t meet all of the employer’s requirements?

It can be frustrating when you see a job that you believe you are ideally suited to when you notice a skill, qualification or type of experience that you do not have highlighted in the employer’s person specification. Should you apply anyway, or just accept that there are more suitably qualified candidates out there who … Continue reading

How do I Research my Career? 5 suggestions (clue: don’t start with Google!)
Job market / Self awareness

How do I Research my Career? 5 suggestions (clue: don’t start with Google!)

If you’re feeling bored, you could try walking into your careers service and asking ‘Got any information about jobs?’ See what response you get if you can’t be any more specific. But occasionally students confess that they have done pretty much the same thing on-line, starting their career investigations by typing ‘jobs’ into Google. Continue reading