Tag Archives: career planning

Finding a career direction via juggling multiple jobs….

Recent PPLS alumnus Debbie took an interesting approach to finding a career-direction that worked for her – she tried out 5 jobs at once! And she’s found it a great way to work out what she was really interested in … Continue reading

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Careering through Christmas 5

As with films, if something’s good, it’s worth repeating! So here’s a similar message to one I’ve posted in previous years – (and Guardian Careers had very similar messages in its Christmas Q&A session on making the most of your Christmas to … 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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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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Careering through Christmas 4

As with films, if something’s good, it’s worth repeating! So here’s a very similar message to one I’ve posted in previous years – (and Guardian Careers (also repeating its annual Christmas Q&A session on 16th Dec) has very similar messages in … Continue reading

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New academic year, new semester, new resolutions…..

I hope you’ve all had a relaxing and productive summer and are ready for the intellectual challenges, stimulation and fun of the new academic year. New years are also associated with resolutions, so I’m going to suggest it’s time for some … Continue reading

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Careering through Christmas – 3

As with films, if something’s good, it’s worth repeating! So here’s a very similar message to one I’ve posted in previous years – (and Guardian Careers has very similar messages in its recent Q&A session on making the most of your Christmas … Continue reading

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