October 2019 archive

Careers in…media, marketing and communications

Black and white old tvs, magazines etc

You asked for it, we did it! From Monday 21st October we hosted a Media, Marketing and Communications Careers Week. Across the week, fifteen different employers over five sessions from national, local and global employers, shared what it’s like to work in advertising, journalism, marketing, publishing, and PR. There were household names such as the …

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Why work in mental health?

Smiley face made out of limes

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, with World Mental Health Day taking place on the 10th October. The focus on Mental Health in the UK has grown exponentially in the last few years, and rightly so! The government, the NHS, charities, businesses, and education providers are responding by investing more and more in time, …

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Mental Health support for new graduates by Lynda Guttenberg

What you show, vs what you feel iceberg under water style.

Today is World Mental Health Day. To mark this day Careers have spoken to Lynda Guttenberg, HR Generalist at global telecoms company Ericsson, about mental health support for new graduates as well as her career in HR: Dear Lynda, thank you for speaking with us!  What’s your role at Ericsson? I am an HR Generalist, …

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How to deal with anxiety about your future

Person hunched in corner of room

Leaving University can be a scary time for most people. Feeling anxious about your future is completely natural, but it’s important to know how to deal with this and make productive steps. Fortunately, there are several different options available, so you’ll always find something that’s suited to you. It’s important not to rush your decision …

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12 tips for budding entrepreneurs

Open sign in vintage shop window

Ever thought about being an entrepreneur!? Perhaps you want to be the next Lord Sugar or Richard Branson? We asked our amazing CEOs and Founders from the Thrive Mentoring Scheme* for their top tips for students looking to build an empire and they didn’t disappoint! Here’s what they said… Be very clear on your business …

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