How to prepare for the impact the coronavirus outbreak may have on your career plans

Originally posted on The Careers Blog:
Unprecedented… unsettling… anxious. All words that can be justifiably used to describe the situation we find ourselves in and how we all may be feeling in response to it. Employers will potentially be reviewing their plans for graduate recruitment. What should you do when your career plans will change…

Commercial Awareness a.k.a. How to show firms that you have business sense

You know how when a song gets played over and over again it really puts you off that song and you start to hate it?  I think the term ‘commercial awareness’ is like that song.  The phrase has been used for so long and so often that for many students, it has become really off-putting … More Commercial Awareness a.k.a. How to show firms that you have business sense

Plagiarism alert! The consequences of dishonesty in the graduate recruitment and selection process.

Originally posted on The Careers Blog:
Plagiarism…the act or practice of taking someone else’s work, idea, etc., and passing off as one’s own.You may have come across plagiarism within the context of academic work. However some graduate recruiters have also found a very small number of applicants to be guilty of plagiarism through their recruitment…

Sun… Sea… and Successful Careers: How a study year abroad has benefitted my career prospects

Studying abroad may sound like a year of fun and travel, but few people realise how beneficial it can be to students looking to advance their careers. At a time where it seems everyone has a solid 2:1 degree from a prestigious university, a year abroad can make you stand out from the rest. Here … More Sun… Sea… and Successful Careers: How a study year abroad has benefitted my career prospects