The top 3 types of people to connect to on LinkedIn

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I keep hearing from students that LinkedIn is “just another jobs site”. Certainly, over the past few years LinkedIn has become a powerful recruiting tool and jobs board, but to focus just on that is missing the point. The site was originally conceived as a means of connecting people and, more importantly, skills. It was …

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Setting yourself new challenges to enhance employability skills during lockdown

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  Employers are looking for candidates with a good academic ability as well as a strong set of transferable skills. If at interview you were asked how did you use the lockdown time to learn something new, what would you showcase? Set below are suggestions for developing skills recruiters are looking for even when you …

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Top 5 tips for effective remote working

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1. Create some routines! It can be hard working on your own. You can make it easier if you put structure in place. Structures include things like: Setting up a workspace where you go every day to do your work (probably not in bed!). Go there at the same time each day and start at …

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Four ways to explore career options with your degree subject

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1. Explore our subject guides We provide detailed information about the typical range of career options that link with your degree subject. Subject options will help in four ways: Provides a good outline of the job roles you might enter Gives tips on how to build experience so you can decide if this job could work …

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Finding work in a socially distant time

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How do you find yourself a new job or job hunt in a period of uncertainty? Although the current situation is having a substantial effect on all aspects of our lives whether social or economic right now, it has also increased the requirement for certain types of jobs. Whilst your Campus Jobs position may not …

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