April 2018

  • Finding last - minute summer work experience

    I find that our excited Jack Russell gets me motivated every morning so I hope this brief blog entry on finding last - minute summer work experience may do the same for you! Is it too late to find summer...

  • low-stress career planning in the final stages of your doctorate

    The final months of a doctorate can be intense and draining, with the pressures of writing up, checking references, making sure tables are properly formatted etc. In the midst of all this, you may have a nagging sense that you...

  • How to handle job offers

    Picture this: Your phone rings, it is a unknown number - you answer with much trepidation. It is someone from the graduate recruitment team following an assessment center you went to. Hurrah they have offered you the job. This should...

  • Do I really need to know Excel?

    Do I really need to know Excel? Students sometimes come in to our office asking about the usefulness of Excel in graduate job hunting and how to get additional training.  My advice to you is don’t sit back and think...