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 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 March 22, 2016 at 11:46 am

Yesterday we celebrated 10 years since Twitter began and people all over the world shared why they really #LoveTwitter. Twitter is evolving every day and is being shaped by their 320 million monthly active users. With all those people, the chances for networking are endless and connecting with new people can lead to career opportunities, therefore it

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Posted by on September 25, 2015 at 9:00 am

Oh, Volkswagen. What have you done? As the FT reported this week, “It is an innovative way to fail. Lesser rivals have accidentally made millions of cars with accelerator pedals that stick and airbags that misfire. VW, by contrast, went out of its way to make sure that 11m diesel cars would malfunction in exactly the

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Posted by on April 28, 2015 at 8:35 am

“It is a requirement of this post that within 12 months of appointment, the post-holder should live within a 30 mile radius.” This week Google have been accused in the USA of age discrimination and a new survey has highlighted examples of terrible interview questions that were asked of students and graduates. As we have

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Posted by on April 9, 2015 at 1:48 pm

When I speak to students about putting together a creative CV, the first thing that they tend to ask me is, ‘What does one look like?’ Ah, well that is the question, creative CVs can range from something like this, to this, to this … in other words, there is no standard format for a

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Posted by on March 19, 2015 at 12:00 am

Your photo can be the first thing that someone sees when they look at your LinkedIn profile. It’s a crucial part of your personal brand and so it is really quite important that you get it right. So why do so many people go wrong? And if it’s so vital, why is solid, consistent advice about

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Posted by on September 16, 2014 at 8:19 am

If you’re planning to attend our Graduate Jobs Fair on  7th October 2014 (and really, if you’re interested enough to be reading this blog post, you should be !) it’s worth thinking about a few potential pit falls that can be easily avoided. Here is our list of Huddersfield Horrors that you need to shun in

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Posted by on July 14, 2014 at 9:00 am

Ever wanted to write for this blog? Now is your chance as we’re actively looking for guest writers.  Here are a few guidelines : these notes have been written for anyone aiming to write for our blog. First of all: thank you for considering writing for us! Do talk to us before you write and

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Posted by on March 27, 2014 at 9:31 am

At Careers and Employability we encourage students and graduates to be bold and inventive with their job hunting strategies. Stephanie is a final year Politics student,  and here she shares with us her passion for her course and the unique ways in which she has dared to tackle the graduate jobs market. Let me start

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