Aste Dahl

  • My story: working internationally - broadening your horizons

    Broadening your horizons – working internationally Working abroad can be an incredible experience. I have worked in three different countries; USA, UK and Norway (I am Norwegian) and I have volunteered teaching English in China and Argentina. I have had...

  • Finding a Job other than a “Graduate Scheme”

    Finding a Job other than a “Graduate Scheme”   So, you have applied to several graduate schemes but have not been successful or perhaps you have not had the time to apply, or maybe you are not interested in applying...

  • Researching employers using library databases

    Researching employers using library databases I recently went along to a careers skills session delivered by Management Librarian Helen Rhodes. The aim of the session was to look at some useful tools to help students find business and industry information...

  • Exercise tips for your interview!

    Exercise tips for your interview! A few years ago I attended a staff development course on Presentation Skills and one of the important points my presenter made was how to warm up body and voice before using them. Most professional...

  • Five typical CV errors....

    Five Typical CV Errors   I have completed quite a few quick queries with students these past six weeks and most of them are CV checks. I have read some amazing CVs and I am very impressed by the range of...

  • Making full use of your gap year!

    Making full use of your gap year! Before I took a year off to go travelling, I was worried that I would return to unemployment and worst of all, having to go back to living with my parents!! However, returning...