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  • 4 Skills You Get From Working From Home

    Although society and offices are opening up, a significant percentage of people are still working from home and will work from home for a while yet. Many of our graduating students will start their new graduate role working remotely and...

  • Making a Career Change after the Covid-19 Pandemic 

    The shock and disruption the Coronavirus pandemic has caused, is prompting many to rethink their careers. But as a recent article in the Harvard Business Review mused “is this really the right time?”  Before you go too far in your pursuit of new opportunities, it’s worth taking...

  • Coping with career rejection

    At the Careers Service, we’re here to support you on your journey into the working world. A significant part of this journey might involve coping with rejection, either at the application stage or further along after an interview. We want to encourage positivity and set you up for success, and making...

  • Online networking - starting the conversation

    Several students have asked me recently about how to start the online networking conversation. You have a great LinkedIn profile or you have registered for Bath Connection, raring to connect with alumni to ask questions about their careers, but you...

  • Personal Statements for Academic Jobs

    I first published this post in 2015, but I've given it a little refresh for 2020, based on my experience of having read many personal statements for academic jobs, and heard academic recruiters talking about what helps to make a...

  • Remote Working Opportunities

    I think it’s fair to say not everyone sets out to work from home. And yet with the UK still under lockdown, remote working is the ‘new normal’ for many office workers. Maybe you’ve considered a work-from-home job yourself, only...

  • Starting a job virtually -hints and tips

      Hannah Barnham started as a Placement Officer in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in May 2020 and has never had a working day in the office. Here are her excellent tips and hints for any students or...