Category Archives: Career planning

It’s not just what job you do, it’s where you do it………

…….and who benefits from the job you do, too! When thinking of your future career-direction, it’s easy to get hung up on the job area – marketing, finance, advertising etc, and make decisions – to consider an area, or dismiss … Continue reading

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Working out your career direction – help is on hand!

It can be daunting trying to sort out a career direction that’s going to suit you – there’s just so many ways your degree can take you – using your subject knowledge, or all those skills you’re developing that are … Continue reading

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About to graduate? What next?

For some of you the answer’s easy:  start my graduate job with xxxxx (after a relaxing summer post-exams) start my PG course in September after a relaxing summer away from studies start my gap year by earning some money and … Continue reading

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All the fun of the (recruitment) Fair…..

Advance notice – and a diversion from exam prep – Tuesday 30th May sees the EGRF (Edinburgh Graduate Recruitment Fair) roll into town again at the Pleasance Sports Hall. PPLS finalist? still looking for a graduate role or course? This … Continue reading

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Your career – how lucky can you be?!

I was prompted to think again about the role of luck in people’s career by a recent article in the Guardian, – The secret of success? Believe in luck’. I often hear people talking about the role luck has played … Continue reading

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Applying philosophy skills to career decisions – post 3 of 3

In the final blog in his mini-series on the value of Philosophy in Business, Volunteering and Career, Lee reflects on how he has applied his philosophy skills to his own career decisions   Big Career Decisions Finally, a quick word … Continue reading

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Life Beyond your PPLS degree – if you missed it….

.. you missed a great informative event, and chance to network (ie talk!) with recent PPLS grads about their journey since graduation, and gain inspiration for your own. However, all is not lost, as all the speakers also wrote about … Continue reading

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