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 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 2, 2015 at 8:56 am

Everyone else has a plan! Everyone else on my course knows what they want to do. They have a job title and a plan.  I have no idea.  What am I going to do? Is this you? Firstly I can assure you that not everyone DOES know what to do when they finish uni.  They

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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 February 9, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Starting your search for a new job, placement or internship can be a daunting task. There’s the list of obvious areas that need addressing including but not exclusive to; updating your CV, perfecting your relevant interview answers, matching your cover letter to the role, you could even start creating those industry contacts on LinkedIn. The

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Posted by on December 15, 2014 at 1:46 pm

My first networking event at university was a drab affair. In fact, it is fair to say that the only person I networked with was my course colleague. This was a fairly pointless activity, as I already knew him. It wasn’t networking at all, it was chatting. But I was nervous and it seemed like

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Posted by on August 27, 2014 at 11:22 am

The living breathing CV : here are my final top tips for optimising your LinkedIn account: Honours and Awards If you’ve got them: V inspired awards, society awards etc go here. Only put adult awards here. The skipping relay you won at age 6, not relevant. Projects These are GOLDEN. If you don’t have any work

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Posted by on August 19, 2014 at 11:14 am

The living breathing CV: it’s not Facebook. Talking in pirate, drinking rum, drunk statuses and that night out photo where you decided to see if you could still do handstands should not be making an appearance on your professional profile. Your aim is not for likes. This is popularity of a different name. One called

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Posted by on July 2, 2014 at 9:06 am

‘How do you get work experience when you need work experience for jobs you can’t get without work experience because you can’t get the job in work experience in the first place?’ Confused? Welcome to the line that most students walk. This may not be a ‘one hat fits all’ piece of advice, it’s not

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Posted by on April 29, 2014 at 12:25 pm

Guest blog writer and University of Huddersfield Broadcast Journalism Student Iain Ross asks: What happens when what you wanted is no longer what you want? Work experience. It is probably the single most useful tool in finding the perfect job after uni. And for a while it was quite literally the bane of my life.

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