Tag Archives: career planning

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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Need a guide to making the most of university and navigating your career-path….?

….read on! Prospects, an old hand in the graduate careers and employment market, have just launched a new Guide – the Student Career Guide – useful whatever year you’re in at university. Covering topics such as: gaining experience skills you’ll need in the … Continue reading

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Will your degree help you get a job?

The quick answer is ‘yes’ of course it will – you’re a graduate!  The longer answer is, ‘yes, it will, as long as you make  it clear to an employer what the connections are between what you studied in your … Continue reading

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