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 19, 2017 at 12:01 pm

“I opened up my options and looked at graduate roles” Company Development Programme: Graduate Scheme, FutureLeader – Operations What did you want to be when you grew up? It changed every week, but I definitely didn’t think about working in insurance! What made you decide to study Criminology at the University of Huddersfield? When choosing

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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 December 6, 2016 at 9:50 am

  Guest post by ClickMechanic Working Hours Let’s make no bones about it, working in a startup is hard! You’ll be part of a small team trying to build things from nothing in a fraction of the time it should take, and this requires a level of dedication that can be lacking in corporate environments.

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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 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

Did you know:  – 82.4% of graduates being scammed believe they are not being targeted – Of those targetted, 46.7% suffered financial loss of up to £2,600 – 71.5% of job hunters think scammers target those looking for their first job – 1 out of 3 students feel vulnerable when job hunting – 41.9% of these

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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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