Monthly Archives: June 2013

Interviews and the unexpected.

Slowly coming to one morning last week, my mind quickened when I heard reference to a forthcoming item on R4′s Today programme featuring challenging interview questions and their value, including one reportedly used by Google – ‘How many piano tuners are … Continue reading

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About to graduate – not sure what comes next……..?

…….read on! Of course there are the lucky (or well-prepared, depending on your perspective!) ones who have sorted out their next steps and have a job or course lined up for them once they’ve had a well-earned rest after exams and … Continue reading

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Funding for further study – a new resource to ease the pain…….

Many of you will be aware that it’s often much easier to get a place on a post-grad course, than to find any funding to do it. The lucky few will get scholarships and full funding via the research councils,  university scholarships etc. … Continue reading

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Tweet your career – hear it from a current student.

I have previously blogged on the value of using social media for tracking down internships, work experience and jobs, plus networking, particularly in, (though by no means confined to) areas related to work in the media. It was also a prominent theme … Continue reading

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