Posted by on March 13, 2018 at 10:59 am

“Attending the assessment centre was important for my future as it allowed me to meet potential employers…” Current students and recent grads of the University are now able to apply for the Huddersfield Employability Fund. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial aid to any student / graduate who needs it to develop

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Posted in Author - Lewis Andrews Careers Service Employability EmployableME Huddersfield Employability Fund Uncategorized


Posted by on March 5, 2018 at 10:18 am

Alumni success story – Ruth Claire Name: Ruth Claire Company name: FootAsylum Position: Garment Assistant Technologist   Working at Footasylum, no two days are the same. It is a fast-paced environment and very dynamic in that you can find yourself multitasking and switching between roles during shifts. For example, one day, I may be doing

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Posted in Author - Sam Pursglove Careers Service Employability EmployableME Employers


Posted by on January 18, 2018 at 10:39 am

“Students are now able to apply for Sky Betting & Gaming’s graduate schemes in: Commercial, Software Academy, Operations, Finance and Data Analytics.” Current Sky Betting and Gaming Compliance Officer Hayley Doherty gives us an insight on what it’s like to work for Sky Betting and Gaming and an insight into her student experience. Alumni success

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Posted in Author - Sam Pursglove Careers Service Employability Graduate Recruitment Graduates


Posted by on November 9, 2017 at 4:31 pm

“Current students & recent grads of the University are now able to apply for the Huddersfield Employability Fund.” The purpose of the fund is to provide financial aid to any student / graduate who needs it to develop their career and employability skills. Huddersfield Employability Fund – Workshop in Poland Introduce yourself- please include your name,

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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 in Author - Grace Lenihan Careers Service Final Year First year Graduates Personal Branding


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 in Author - Grace Lenihan Careers Service Employability Interviews Networking Opportunities Work Experience


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 in Author - Grace Lenihan Careers Service Employability Final Year Graduate Recruitment Graduates Interviews Workplace Behaviour


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 in Advice Author - Grace Lenihan Careers Service Employability JobShop Opportunities Part-time SME Work Experience


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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