Posted by on February 28, 2017 at 12:18 pm

It’s Pancake Day, so what better way to discover our “recipe” for CV success! A recipe we hear you say, what has that got to do with building and updating a CV? Well, if anyone were to know about a tried-and-tested CV recipe for success it’s us (and we have all the secret ingredients)! Here

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Posted by on February 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

With over 700 hours of voluntary work under her belt and a CV overflowing with experience, Clementine is ready to hit the ground running when she returns to University in September to complete her Events Management degree. Having recently secured an impressive position as a Freelance Runner with the BBC she truly is is living

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Posted by on February 7, 2017 at 10:46 am

So you’ve passed your online tests, and perhaps you’ve had an over the phone interview. The next step…an assessment centre. Turn up with a positive mind-set and be ready to get involved, preparation is key and will be the confidence boost you need before the day. Revise your employer Be ahead of the game, and

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Posted by on January 31, 2017 at 9:37 am

Local family run business, Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel have recently offered a number of international students fantastic work experience opportunities to flourish not only in their field of work, but on a personal level too. Students’ hardworking and compassionate attitude has not gone unnoticed and is highly regarded by the owners of the hotel. Students have shared

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Posted by on January 23, 2017 at 9:36 am

Getting over your fears about approaching Careers “The Wall is a colossal fortification which stretches for 100 leagues (300 miles) along the northern border of the Seven Kingdoms, defending the realm from the wildlings who live beyond.” So you are a student, you want to come and ask the Careers and Employability for advice, but

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Posted by on January 19, 2017 at 12:01 pm

“I opened up my options and looked at graduate roles” Company Development Programme: Graduate Scheme, FutureLeader – Operations What did you want to be when you grew up? It changed every week, but I definitely didn’t think about working in insurance! What made you decide to study Criminology at the University of Huddersfield? When choosing

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Posted by on January 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm

Name: Marcello Fabiano Company Name: Social Chain / SPORF Position: Head of Sport & SPORF What was your first job? Worked in my parent’s business (restaurant) but then ended up working for a tech start-up in Sydney, Australia straight out of University. What did you want to be when you grew up? Footballer, own a

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Posted by on November 1, 2016 at 10:00 am

Outfits and images provided by Grace Flood. Name: Francesca Moffatt Company name: Missguided Position: Production Coordinator / Model Booker What was your first job? Working very unsociable hours in a bar! What did you want to be when you grew up? I just knew that I wanted to work in fashion, but wasn’t sure which area.

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Posted by on October 25, 2016 at 8:34 am

  Grace Flood, a final year Fashion Communication and Promotion student shares her placement experience at fashion brand Missguided & how her wide ranging experiences have helped her carve out the next steps in her career path… Name: Grace Flood Studying: Fashion Communication & Promotion (Final year) Placement company name: Missguided Position: Styling Intern What

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Posted by on October 11, 2016 at 8:51 am

Network network network! It’s true what they say, you never know who you might meet, and it’s all about who you know. By attending #HudGJF you’re widening your network with business professionals. Maybe you have found the perfect role, mention that chat you had at Grad Jobs Fair in your application, it’s a great starting

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