Posted by on July 12, 2016 at 3:11 pm

  Carol Vorderman, David Dimbleby, Lewis Carrol, Michael Morpurgo, Hugh Laurie ….what do they have in common? Right, they all gained third class degrees at University. Poor results can be devastating, especially if they were unexpected. But a third absolutely doesn’t mean the end of the road for your career plans. Far from it –

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Posted by on September 25, 2015 at 9:00 am

Oh, Volkswagen. What have you done? As the FT reported this week, “It is an innovative way to fail. Lesser rivals have accidentally made millions of cars with accelerator pedals that stick and airbags that misfire. VW, by contrast, went out of its way to make sure that 11m diesel cars would malfunction in exactly the

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Posted by on September 24, 2015 at 11:24 am

Welcome to the University of Huddersfield! Hopefully you’re reading this as a result of discovering our excellent, newly updated JobShop. That’s where you’ll find all of our latest part time job vacancies both on and off campus. You can even create a basic CV online through MyCareer that will help you to apply for jobs.

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Posted by on April 28, 2015 at 8:35 am

“It is a requirement of this post that within 12 months of appointment, the post-holder should live within a 30 mile radius.” This week Google have been accused in the USA of age discrimination and a new survey has highlighted examples of terrible interview questions that were asked of students and graduates. As we have

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Posted by on March 19, 2015 at 12:00 am

Your photo can be the first thing that someone sees when they look at your LinkedIn profile. It’s a crucial part of your personal brand and so it is really quite important that you get it right. So why do so many people go wrong? And if it’s so vital, why is solid, consistent advice about

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Posted by on January 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Imagine if there was a way of making your application form look twice as good as those of other applicants ….would you use it? Of course! Now consider this: most employers receive and view CVs electronically. Smart students are now using that knowledge to create interactive documents and to embed links, additional information and even

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Posted by on November 13, 2014 at 10:00 am

We have added new inspirational quotes to the walls within the Careers and Employability Service space at Student Central. Inspiration is a very personal thing. If you’re about to enter your final year, or you’ve just graduated, the chances are that you’ll be needing an awful lot of it. Job hunting, applying for work, seeking

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Posted by on September 16, 2014 at 8:19 am

If you’re planning to attend our Graduate Jobs Fair on  7th October 2014 (and really, if you’re interested enough to be reading this blog post, you should be !) it’s worth thinking about a few potential pit falls that can be easily avoided. Here is our list of Huddersfield Horrors that you need to shun in

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Posted by on September 9, 2014 at 8:18 am

We’ve been busy planning our Grad Jobs Fair here at The University of Huddersfield. On the 7th October 2014 we’ll have employers coming onto our campus with job vacancies, many of which already have closing dates so it’s a chance for you to get ahead of the game by applying early. If you’re planning to come

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Posted by on August 28, 2014 at 3:16 pm

Within the realm of careers guidance and information we often focus on content to a microscopic degree, especially when reviewing CVs and application forms where one or two words can be changed to enhance the prospects of success. Those letters or emails, that are sent alongside CVs, are also subject to our scrutiny as they

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