commercial awareness

  • Application tips: Demonstrating Commercial Awareness

    Are you applying to roles where the employer is expecting you to demonstrate “commercial awareness”? Do you know what it means? Commercial awareness is about having an understanding of the environment that the employer is operating in. This includes: • Their customer...

  • Graduate Fair Blog Series: Looking for work locally?

    This blog entry is a part of the Graduate Fair Blog Series introducing sectors and industries which will be present at the University of Bath Graduate Fair, Tuesday 25th April. Please go here for more information about the fair and...

  • 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...

  • Apply for a scholarship to attend the European Forum in Alpbach, Austria

    Are you under 32 years of age and want to immerse yourself in an environment with new ideas, ways of thinking and opportunities for making new contacts? Then apply for a scholarship to attend the European Forum 2016 in Alpbach...

  • MOOC your way to career success!

        For those who are unfamiliar, MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses)  are often offered free by a variety of sources (sometimes for-profit companies, sometimes universities, sometimes a collaboration between the two). Often serving as introductions to key concepts, I have seen students...

  • How to be more commercially aware

    Many employers love Bath students. They are well-qualified, intelligent, active, have experience - but sometimes they don't do as well in employer selection processes as the employers (or the students) were expecting. When we dig a little deeper, this tends...