career choice

  • Finding a Job other than a “Graduate Scheme”

    Finding a Job other than a “Graduate Scheme”   So, you have applied to several graduate schemes but have not been successful or perhaps you have not had the time to apply, or maybe you are not interested in applying...

  • Choosing between career options

    I've spoken to quite a few people recently who have said something on the lines of  'I'm considering career option x, but I'm also interested in option y; how do I know which is right for me?' If you're feeling this...

  • Personal Profiles on CVs - Yes or a No, No?

    This week, we are running our #GetAhead webinars; I am just finishing writing the CV's and Applications talk and found myself in a debate with colleagues over personal profiles on CV's. Career profiles, personal profiles, career objective, personal statement - are...

  • 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...

  • Internship Programme for Students and Graduates with Disabilities or Long-term Health Conditions

    Change 100 is a paid placement programme to match talented and ambitious students and recent graduates with disabilities or long-term health conditions with top UK companies. Disabilities or long-term health conditions could include physical, visual or hearing impairments, mental health...

  • 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,...

  • Is it better to be a specialist rather than a generalist?

    I am writing this after spending some time looking for people to invite to our Careers Event for the Charity Sector which we run in March. I love looking through people's profiles on LinkedIn to learn more about the journey...