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  • Who can I talk to about my career?

    When I shared a previous post about career planning for first year PhD researchers on a LinkedIn group, someone requested a follow-up post on who researchers can talk to about their careers, apart from Careers Services. I completely agreed with...

  • Only connect....the Bath way

    If you've ever wanted to have a chat to someone about their job - how they got it, what the interview was like, what they do every day - but wondered how on earth you are going to get in...

  • Could you win at the 2015 Undergraduate of the Year Awards?

    Last year Baran Ceylan, Business Administration student at Bath won the Future Business Leader of the Year Award, sponsored by Mars. In addition Konstantinos Voulpiotis (Construction Engineering and Design Undergraduate of the Year)  and Marie Godet (Languages Undergraduate of the Year)...

  • How would I know if I am 'an entrepreneur'?

    So, for the last few days we have focused on articles about entrepreneurship. But I'm sensing there may still be some people reading this thinking 'but how would I know if I have the potential?' Yes, we ran an article...

  • Entrepreneurship and Research - Innovation and Independence

    While looking through the Researcher Career Stories on the Vitae website recently, I was struck by how many of the researchers had started their own business or undertaken some form of freelance or consultancy work. Some set up their own...

  • Entrepreneurship - a wide open career path

    It's very easy, when hearing about something like Global Entrepreneurship Week, to think 'well that's not for me - I don't have any business ideas'. So when I read a blog post in Nature last week which had as its...

  • Entrepreneurship – the alternative career path!

      The Global Entrepreneurship Week starts from Monday 17th – 23rd November 2014, this week we wanted to focus on a career path less traveled – Entrepreneurship!  Whether you want to start your own business, work as a freelancer or...

  • #FF (Follow Friday): Entrepreneurs!

    If you are a Twitter user, you will be familiar with Follow Friday (or #FF) – every Friday people tweet their recommendations about who to follow. I have been following Global Entrepreneurship Week which kicks off from 17-23 November 2014. ...

  • Blogging as a Researcher...

    This week we have focused on how you can harness social media to build and manage your personal brand. Today we wanted to change focus from job hunting to showcasing your expertise by blogging. With around 42.6 million new posts each...

  • #Jobhunt using Twitter!

    Social media sites are now becoming an increasingly important job hunting tool. Having an appropriate Facebook and a professional, well written LinkedIn profile will protect you by portraying you as someone a recruiter might want to employ. According to the...