National Mentoring Day: sign-up to Thrive

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To celebrate National Mentoring Day on 27 October, we’d like to invite you to connect with a professional mentor by signing up to our Thrive Career Mentoring Scheme. In your penultimate year of study, you’re one of the lucky students that could benefit from our THRIVE mentoring scheme, where we’ll help you connect with a …

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How to succeed in Law: 10 practical tips for new lawyers

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Written by Ali Panchoo, experienced Senior Marketing Executive and content writer at Qredible.co.uk with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry. Law is in practice for decades all over the world. The United States has the most number of laws in the world. Moreover, new rules and regulations are always put in …

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Black History Month – Anti-Racism At Work

Black History Month – Anti-racism at Work The University is a diverse and welcoming community, but improvements can still be made when it comes to being actively anti-racist, as highlighted by the recent developments in the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign. The issues raised in this blog are important all year round, but Black History Month …

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Top 6 CV tips to land your dream internship

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Written by Discover Financial Services The following tips from the Discover Talent Team will help you get noticed, impress hiring managers, and shine bright. 1. Download a Template The easiest way to start? Download a template. Ask a friend, check your university’s career centre, or search the internet for a template you can build from. …

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10 steps to building a personal powerful brand for new opportunities

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If I asked a lot of you where you wanted to work and how much you wanted to earn in the next 5 years, I’m sure you would have an idea. My next question would be, how do you want to get there and this is where I find that a lot of people stumble. …

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