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Turn career-fear into career-confidence……

You’ve been fielding those well-intentioned but potentially scary questions from family and friends all through the Christmas break…..got something lined up for when you graduate?… found out about jobs at xyz? …talked to so&so yet about openings? …and other variations on the same … Continue reading

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We’ve updated our Social Media content – have you?

Does your social media  footprint reflect who you are?     If you’ve dipped into my blog over the past your, you’ll know I’ve posted on the rising importance of social media as a tool in your career-planning toolbox. And also stressed the … Continue reading

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Get connected to your future – get LinkedIn!

I’ve blogged before on the value of using social media in general, and LinkedIn and Twitter in particular, in you career research and planning. And students have posted on their experience of how beneficial they’ve found this approach in their … 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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Social media and your career – a blessing or a curse?

I’ve blogged in the past about the benefits of social media for researching career areas and finding work experience and job opportunities. The Careers Service also has a page on its website devoted to using social media to further your career. … Continue reading

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Into HR, via student societies, volunteering, internships and work experience – oh, and a degree in Philosophy and English lit!

  Katy, a recent Philosophy and English grad from Edinburgh, wrote for us about her experience as a Human Resource Management trainee with Standard Life (including a placement in Canada) and how she got into it. (And no, I didn’t bribe her … Continue reading

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Blogging your way towards a career in Speech and Language Therapy

At the recent PPLS alumni event, attended by 10 very articulate graduates from the school of PPLS (see previous post), I was very interested to find out about a blog called ‘A little less conversation’, written by one of our LEL alumni, Devon. … Continue reading

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