job hunting

  • 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...

  • Diversity Round Up!

    I wanted to share some upcoming deadlines that may be of interest to some of our students: Women in Investment Banking: offers 50 career motivated first year female students a unique opportunity to hear first-hand what it is like to work...

  • Help & Advice for Disabled Students and Graduates

    Job hunting and starting a new job are  nerve wracking at the best of times however if you have a disability, health or mental condition the process can be ever scarier. Whether you are worried about disclosure, job hunting or...

  • 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...

  • Graduate Opportunities in the South West.....

    According to Gradsouthwest.com, the South West enjoys higher than average employment and was recently judged to be the happiest place to work. Good news so far. So what opportunities are available to you when you graduate? The following illustrates the range of employers based here:...