job hunting

  • The Employers Are Coming – Get Prepared for The Careers Fair!

    The Employers Are Coming – Get Prepared for The Careers Fair! On Thursday and Friday 19th and 20th October the employers are coming to campus! We will have around 200 employers over the two days from a range of different...

  • Careers in the Civil Service

    Careers in the Civil Service This blog post was originally posted by Sue Briault, but has been updated to include current information and links. For up to date news and information about Civil Service Fast Stream and for the chance...

  • Graduate Fair Blog Series: The many ways of getting into teaching!

      This blog entry is a part of the Graduate Fair Blog Series introducing sectors and industries which will be present at the University of Bath Graduate Fair, Tuesday 25th April. Please go here for more information about the fair...

  • 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...

  • Virtual Reality – coming to your assessment centre soon?

    I remember when I first put on those Virtual Reality (VR) headsets, it blew me away! Just to clarify, I am not a gamer at all, the closest I have come to playing a game has been playing free games...

  • Make volunteering count on your CV

    Volunteering work can be equally as useful as paid work experience when it comes to applying for jobs and many students forget to emphasize their volunteering experience on their CV or don’t include it at all. Here are some tips...

  • My story: working internationally - broadening your horizons

    Broadening your horizons – working internationally Working abroad can be an incredible experience. I have worked in three different countries; USA, UK and Norway (I am Norwegian) and I have volunteered teaching English in China and Argentina. I have had...

  • 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...

  • Five typical CV errors....

    Five Typical CV Errors   I have completed quite a few quick queries with students these past six weeks and most of them are CV checks. I have read some amazing CVs and I am very impressed by the range of...

  • Making full use of your gap year!

    Making full use of your gap year! Before I took a year off to go travelling, I was worried that I would return to unemployment and worst of all, having to go back to living with my parents!! However, returning...