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 July 8, 2016 at 11:08 am

It is graduation! It is the moment that you have been working towards, and it is a very exciting time for everyone. For a lot of people this is the start of a new adventure, however if you are feeling a bit daunted about the prospect of hunting for graduate jobs, then don’t worry –

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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 May 19, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Before going on holiday as a child, I could hardly wait to pack my suitcase and escape 1980s Birmingham for a few days. Swapping the urban landscape and sprawling grey skies, with a break by the seaside, captured my childlike imagination to no end. ‘When are we going?’ would be my question to my dad,

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Posted by on September 25, 2014 at 8:22 am

Interviews are undoubtedly one of the most nerve-wracking, intimidating and tedious necessities that you will have to experience in your lifetime. However, they are essential, and as a result, so is building innovative, flexible and professional interview skills. But how do we keep our skills new and exciting for employers? Revive your interview mojo, and

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Posted by on February 4, 2014 at 11:42 am

Lying at an interview is never a good idea. Quite aside from the moral dilemma involved there’s the chance that if caught out you could have an offer of employment withdrawn or even face being sacked! So it’s a definite NO. But ….. ‘spinning’, or cunningly presenting facts in such a way that will show

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Posted by on December 5, 2013 at 10:53 am

Warning: spoilers ahead! This Christmas the second part of the new film version of The Hobbit is en route to the world’s cinemas and you could be forgiven for thinking that there is a mystery around how the plot develops. In 1937, or thereabouts, JRR Tolkien wrote the novel of The Hobbit on which the

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Posted by on June 18, 2013 at 9:45 am

What makes an inappropriate or illegal interview question? Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia, was asked in a radio interview last week about her partner’s sexuality based on the cast iron logic that “He must be gay, he’s a hairdresser”. Aside from the sweeping generalisation that all people within a given occupation share the same

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Posted by on June 4, 2013 at 10:01 am

If you have an interview soon you may be worried or excited ….or even happy about the prospect of it. No matter whether someone wants to chat with you informally about a part time job in a bar, or if you have a three day formal assessment for a Graduate Trainee Accountant position, there are

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