Posted by on October 31, 2013 at 8:18 am

The nights are getting longer, day light is fading and what’s this? An ancient manuscript revealing dark deeds within? The words alone are enough to send shivers up the spine ….yes, it’s a badly written CV!! Here’s a thought for Halloween …..   who knows what became of that CV you emailed two years ago to

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Posted by on October 30, 2013 at 9:30 am

You’re in good company if you came to the Graduate Jobs Fair here at The University of Huddersfield – the four hour event was well attended by both students and employers. But if you are a student or graduate job seeker, what next after you’ve walked round the Fair, chatted to companies and handed out

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Posted by on October 25, 2013 at 11:11 am

Last November we had over a thousand people attending our 2012 Grad Jobs Fair. I’d encourage everyone to go whether you’re a graduate actively seeking a job, someone looking for an internship / work placement, a final year student planning applications or even a first year fresher hoping to gain experience of networking with an

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Posted by on October 23, 2013 at 11:50 am

Less than a week to go before our Grad Jobs Fair – and hopefully if you’re planning to attend you’ll already be doing your research! Many companies have told us in advance that they’re happy to take CVs from you on the day. The list below is correct on the day that this blog was

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Posted by on October 22, 2013 at 8:54 am

It’s almost here again – our annual Grad Jobs Fair at The University of Huddersfield! There’s a lot of advice based on what employers want from students. In fact if you read company websites (you can see who is attending here) and look at graduate recruitment directories such as Prospects, you can very swiftly uncover

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Posted by on October 10, 2013 at 9:53 am

Work placements and graduate opportunities Take a look at some of the great work placements and graduate opportunities being promoted to disabled students and graduates, advertised on the EmployAbility website Frontrunner – leaders of tomorrow event, 12-14 November in Newcastle ‘Common Purpose and Santander are working together to help empower disabled students, as defined by

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Posted by on October 3, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Placements Placements Placements!!! This word stuck for a while in my head when I was getting towards the end of my second year as an event management student. During that time I could easily call myself a ‘Placement Hunter’. Yes, this period is stressful, because you also feel a lot of pressure from outside. Most

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