Networking

  • How to network with confidence!

    We are absolutely thrilled to be delivering two workshops during the Women in Leadership Conference which is being organised by the University of Bath Students Union tomorrow. My colleague Ghislaine Dell will be exploring the concept of personal branding and...

  • 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...

  • Decisions, decisions.....

    Lately we are seeing quite a few students trying to weigh up whether to look for a job in an area they don't quite meet the requirements for, or to spend a year studying for a masters degree to bolster...

  • Find out facts not fiction about jobs

    I was reading an article today on the BBC News website where people are griping about how their job is portrayed on TV. With the number of TV dramas that involve police, legal professionals, scientists, doctors, teachers and their like,...

  • Are you graduating this week?

      Congratulations from everyone in the Careers Team!  Did you know you can continue to access the support from the Careers Service event after you have graduated? Whether you see your future in work, study, self- employment; or even if you’re...

  • The good and the bad of networking

    Recently I have seen  quite a few students on quick query who are struggling with demonstrating their motivation in cover letters or application form questions. It is quite tricky to get right. I am very much a believer that you need...

  • 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...

  • How to use LinkedIn effectively...

      LinkedIn can be described as “Facebook” for professionals. You can join groups, add contacts, view individual profiles (online CV’s) and follow specific companies. LinkedIn is one of the biggest professional networking platforms and is an invaluable tool. LinkedIn is useful...

  • Networking Nightmares

    As tomorrow is Halloween, we wanted to write a post on an aspect of career planning that could be considered a nightmare. Do you come out in a cold sweat at the thought of talking to someone you don't know?...