Posted by on April 4, 2017 at 9:57 am

  Save money whilst looking for a job You know it makes sense…keep your part time job going whilst job searching for your ideal job post-graduation. Making sure that you are still working shows commitment and willingness to work. It also means you don’t have to miss out on having a bit of fun on the

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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 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 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 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 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 January 11, 2017 at 10:17 am

Name: Hannah Lunn Company name: One17 Architects & Interior Designers Position: Interior Designer / Architectural Assistant What was your first job? ‘Copy Centre Specialist’ at Staples. A pretty fancy title for a photocopier attendant, I must admit.  What did you want to be when you grew up? In order of age; Farmer, Police Woman, Hockey

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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 16, 2016 at 9:54 am

What we can do for you As an international student we recognise the importance of how vital the Careers and Employability Service is, both throughout your studies and after graduation. We have specialist staff and targeted resources to support with the needs specifically for international students. Services available The service can provide you with support

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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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