job hunting

  • New Semester - New Careers Events - New Jobs

    The staff in the Careers Service are delighted to see campus back in to full swing, especially now students are booking appointments and once more engaging with their careers research and investigation. We do like to be busy! Here are three...

  • Job Hunting Inspiration from Star Wars!

    It is the end of semester (HURRAY!) and I imagine you are looking forward to time at home, quality food, Netflix binge and of course the latest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens. There is so much to learn from the...

  • Get your graduate job hunt on track...

    We know most of you are looking forward to the Christmas break and a bit of R&R at home. But picture this - every time you see your mum, dad, sister, granny, aunt, granddad, great uncle, next door neighbor, your cat,...

  • Being a Final Year –Managing your academic work and finding time to apply for jobs!!

    “No one warned me that my final year would be like this!” said a student that I had seen earlier this week. It’s not easy to juggle academic work and job applications deadlines, as well as find time to attend...

  • One-size-fits-nobody

    I have to admit it, my heart sinks a little when someone says to me that they have brought in their 'general CV'. I'm always happy to look at CVs - every one is different, and I learn so many...

  • Hello September!

    It is really good to be back blogging after our wee break over the summer. This academic year is exciting in Careers - we are launching our Facebook Page (please like us!), launching a personal development programme for our female...

  • What job hunters can learn from politicians' tactics....

    Our political leaders have been through the most public and grueling interview for the top job and according to the Guardian, job seekers can learn a great deal from our politicians when it comes to interviews. Below is a summary of the key points...

  • Are you graduating with a 2:2?

    Getting your degree from Bath is a great achievement!  But what if your results aren't quite what you expected? Every year about 30% of graduates leave with a 2:2.   If you have found yourself in this situation and are worrying about...

  • Coping with rejection!

    Argh! Job hunting (be in for a graduate role, placement or internship) is tough! Let alone getting rejected having put hours of work into writing the application and preparing for the interview. The truth is rejection comes hand in hand...

  • Grammar rules for your CV!

    I came across this really helpful blog post on 'grammar rules for your CV'. We understand grammar can be a challenge for many of our students; for example  you may be dyslexic or English may not be your first language. Therefore, as...