Posted by on March 7, 2017 at 11:08 am

Name: Errietta Kostala Company name: FairFX Position: Software Architect What did you want to be when you grew up? I guess it was a variety of things that changed over time. I think the first thing I wanted to be was a teacher, but then it changed to a video games tester because I thought it would

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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 24, 2017 at 9:43 am

Name: Scott Nicholl Company name: Trafigura Position: Oil and Its Derivatives Graduate What did you want to be when you grew up? Up until I was 18 I never knew what I wanted to do. I always had an interest in business, so thought I could end up being an accountant. Then after talking to my

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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 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 29, 2016 at 9:49 am

Name:  Ruth-Louise Scholefield Company name:  IBM Position: RFS Manager (Request for Services) What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut or police woman. How did you know Business Management was what you wanted to study at the University of Huddersfield? Before University I spent a year working in a branch for

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Posted by on November 22, 2016 at 8:48 am

Name: Katie Mallinson Company name: Scriba PR Position: Founder What was your first job? Serving ice-creams in Greenhead Park Café. What did you want to be when you grew up? What didn’t I want to be?! A teacher, an author, an engineer like my dad… I didn’t even know what PR was until I was

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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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