self awareness

  • 1000+ Years of Careers Advice

    1000+ Years of Careers Advice   So, what do graduates do 10 years on? What have they learnt along the way, what challenges have they overcome, regrets and poor decisions made, pros and cons of different jobs, thought processes and...

  • Exploring Career Stories

    Exploring Career Stories I watched a youtube link today where a student talked about the importance of exploring careers stories in finding out about jobs, sectors, employers and skills needed and how it really had taught him about different career...

  • Battling nerves before an interview

    It is natural to feel nervous in front of an interview, but sometimes it can all feel a bit too much. Here are some tips that I follow and that I hope can help you battle those nerves. Preparation This...

  • 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...

  • How can you stay employable in 2020?

    Following on from our blog post 'What will the job market look like in 20 years time', I wanted to share this infographic which highlights how employers are starting to think. Career management is a lifelong process and the most successful individuals are those...

  • Women: Success starts with failure....

    Think back to when you were a child... you were probably naturally inquisitive, curious, eager and willing to try new things. As a child when things didn't work out you probably moved on and tried something else. You probably didn't...

  • What do Bath Graduates Do?

    We’re in the middle of sending out questionnaires to 2013/14 Bath graduates for the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey and it made me wonder whether current students are aware of the survey and how they can make use of...

  • 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...

  • 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?...

  • Happy Diwali – shining a light on the best graduate jobs…!

    One of my clients asked yesterday, ‘How do I find the best job?’ This made me think, whilst we have a huge number of employers on campus; all trying to persuade you to start your graduate career with them, how do...