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  • Choosing between career options

    I've spoken to quite a few people recently who have said something on the lines of  'I'm considering career option x, but I'm also interested in option y; how do I know which is right for me?' If you're feeling this...

  • 5 top tips for getting started on LinkedIn

    We know many of you have LinkedIn accounts already, but some of you aren't sure whether it will be useful, or have an account and don't know what to do with it. This Wednesday we are celebrating our own "LinkedIn...

  • Careers support for disabled students

    The careers team are mindful this is a really hectic time for a lot of you - some of you may be considering placements, applying for graduate jobs where as some of you may be trying to clarify your thinking about...

  • Strengths Based Interviews - what are they?

    As you probably know, one of the ways the Careers Service supports students is by offering Mock Interviews. Last week, I was helping a student prepare for an Interview at EY, one of the early adopters of strengths-based recruitment. This...

  • Demystifying the Careers Fair!

    This afternoon a number of students have been asking me questions about the Autumn Careers Fair taking place on Thursday and Friday this week. For some students this may well be your first ever careers fair that you are going...

  • Questions to ask employers at a Careers Fair

    This image is from China Daily of a Job Fair in Beijing. Whilst we aren't expecting quite such a crowd at the Autumn Careers Fair this week;  you may want to spare a thought for the representatives from various companies who get asked...

  • What are you doing on Thursday and Friday this week?

    If you answered "attending the biggest ever careers fair on campus" then everyone in the careers service bows to you! If, however you haven't got the fair in your diary, then you're missing out - big time! Our Autumn Careers Fair,...

  • Win £100 of Netflix and help Bath Careers at the same time!

    Your Careers Service needs your feedback to continue to give you excellent careers support. This year we’re taking part in the trendence survey, one of the UK’s largest student surveys, and their reports will tell us how satisfied you are with...

  • New books in our Careers Library!

    Did you know that we have a small reference library of carefully selected career books in the Careers Service? Come in and have a browse and a read, or find a list of what’s in stock in our on-line catalogue. Newly...

  • Do you worry you are not good enough?

    During the summer I was privileged to hear the author and careers coach John Lees give a talk on surviving change to a conference of Higher Education careers staff. He is someone who I have admired for the simple truth...