Tips & Hints

  • Research Funding and your career

    If you're planning a longer term academic career, be aware that academic employers will look for evidence of your ability to attract research funding. Depending on your research field it may not be easy for you to be a Principal...

  • 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...

  • Job hunting tips for students and graduates with Aspergers

    Finding employment after graduating can be difficult for many students. However, for graduates with Aspergers Syndrome, this process can be particularly challenging. Aspergers is hidden disability affecting around 700,000 people in the UK. The condition manifests itself in different ways...

  • What will the job market look like in 20 years time?

    Really fascinating read from the Guardian Professional published yesterday. Key points from the article include: The graduate jobs market is growing and having a degree will be increasingly valuable in the future.  Rather than fears over unemployment the concern for...

  • International Careers Week: the world is your oyster

    Today we are launching our second International Careers Week, which will run from 2-6 March. Whether you are an international student looking for opportunities to work here or at home, or a British student looking to expand your horizons and...

  • Job hunting advice for dyslexic students and graduates

    According to the NHS, approximately 10% of the British population has dyslexia to some extent, making it one of the most common learning difficulties. Yet students and graduates with dyslexia often worry about informing potential employers of their condition. According...

  • 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...

  • Is lack of confidence holding back women's careers?

    So, how confident do you feel about your work? Not very...! The Institution of Leadership & Management's research 'Ambition & Gender at Work' suggests that over 50% of women report feelings of self-doubt about their performance and careers. Time and time again...

  • Enable: Careers Events to support Disabled Students

    The Enable Careers Events been developed by the Disability Advice Team, the Counselling & Wellbeing Service and the Careers Team at Bath to support students with a physical disability, mental health issue or a learning difficulty.  The programme is made up...

  • Researching Career Sectors

    Here are our 5 top tips to research career sectors:   Look at sector overviews:  Prospects, TARGETjobs and Inside Careers offer good sector overviews as well as example job profiles for multiple sectors. Talk to alumni: Log into Bath Connection and talk...