job hunting

  • Need a break from revision?

    The Independents Top 10 Revision Tips are excellent and will get you off a flying start! I was particularly drawn to the tip on 'Rewarding Yourself'. Why not reward yourself with a 10-minute break from your revision and check out  iCould? I...

  • Career Resolutions that will Jump-start your Job Hunt!

    January is a bleak month, the sparkle of the festive season is behind us and many undergraduate students at Bath will be busy revising for their upcoming exams. In and among all this it is easy to put off career...

  • Disabled Graduates - Life After University

      Yesterday afternoon I stumbled across BBC's Ouch, who followed several disabled students as they started university. Now over a decade later the BBC has revisited them to ask “With almost 50% of disabled people unemployed, how have they fared in...

  • How to be more commercially aware

    Many employers love Bath students. They are well-qualified, intelligent, active, have experience - but sometimes they don't do as well in employer selection processes as the employers (or the students) were expecting. When we dig a little deeper, this tends...

  • Time management tips for successful job hunting

    Applying for a placement, internship or graduate role whilst juggling the demands of your course can be quite a challenge. That old adage "job hunting is a job in itself" really rings true! I stumbled across this really useful article...

  • #Jobhunt using Twitter!

    Social media sites are now becoming an increasingly important job hunting tool. Having an appropriate Facebook and a professional, well written LinkedIn profile will protect you by portraying you as someone a recruiter might want to employ. According to the...

  • How to use LinkedIn effectively...

      LinkedIn can be described as “Facebook” for professionals. You can join groups, add contacts, view individual profiles (online CV’s) and follow specific companies. LinkedIn is one of the biggest professional networking platforms and is an invaluable tool. LinkedIn is useful...

  • The job hunting apocalypse…

    I have just been outside the library talking to students about their job hunting nightmares! If you are passing by, say hello!  I got the sense a lot of students have turned into Zombies when it comes to job hunting...

  • Networking Nightmares

    As tomorrow is Halloween, we wanted to write a post on an aspect of career planning that could be considered a nightmare. Do you come out in a cold sweat at the thought of talking to someone you don't know?...

  • It's only a dissertation, right?

    Yesterday I saw lots of students for CV checks - par for the course at this time of year. And I have noticed a common theme. With the final years, I hardly ever see any mention of their Final Year...