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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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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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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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PinkNews Futures Annual Careers Conference for LGBT+

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Welcome to PinkNews Futures, our online careers conference for LGBT+ young people. If you are a student or recent graduate looking to explore the next steps in your career, join PinkNews online from 26th to 30th of October. They have a week of inspirational speakers, coaching sessions, skills workshops and careers fair lined up. Don’t …

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8 tips on how to start a business and succeed

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Having a business idea and starting a business is complicated. There is so much to consider, from a great idea to register a company. Starting a business requires analytical thinking, purposeful organization, and detailed record keeping. From our experience at Smart Servicing Centre, you need to be flexible and have good planning and organizational skills …

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