Apr 26

3 things employers look for in a Fashion Marketing CV

This article is written by Stuart McClure, the co-founder of a fashion company called LovetheSales.com – a website that aggregates sale items from 100’s of retailers into one website, helping consumers to find the best deals on products they want.

He has 14 years’ experience in digital marketing and business management and, before starting his company, worked in a number of multi-million-pound businesses in senior positions.

As an employer, you look for candidates that stand out from the rest. Candidates that prove they are keen to learn and apply themselves in a role. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

How can you be more confident?

Be confident: Find skills you did not know you had

Professional Placement Year Event

Placements Work orange banner with the date and place of the event

Placements Work

Do you want to come across confidently? Ever been in a situation where you have left feeling like it could have gone better? Would you like to know the secret of making a positive impact?

Confidence is a state of mind that can be developed. This workshop will focus on discovering your own career confidence, finding skills you didn’t know you had and will help you to network more effectively.

In addition, we will provide free PIZZA and you will have the opportunity to meet former placement year students.


Friday, 20th April, 11:30 am, Hopkins 101 – Open to Part 1 Students

Click here to book on MyJobsOnline, spaces are limited!

Apr 06

Free Adobe templates

Achieve your creative potential and stand out from the crowd


Finding free resources online is always a challenge, especially when you need design templates. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Top 5 coding languages to learn in 2018

This guest post was created in collaboration with Venturi Group, one of the UK’s top IT recruitment agencies.

As an IT recruitment agency, we work with developers who are skilled in many different coding languages. We always keep tabs on those languages that are increasing in popularity so we can keep our candidates informed about the likely future direction of the job market. Learning an in-demand programming language at University is a great way to improve your employability before you graduate. Based on the roles we recruit for, we have listed our top 5 languages for 2018 to help boost your chances of landing your first job in software development. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Strengths vs skills

If you’re heading to an interview or an appraisal you may be asked to talk about your strengths, but many people are confused about the difference between strengths and skills. That’s because it IS confusing: people all over the internet are defining skills, clarifying strengths, underlining the differences and at the same time using them synonymously.
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