Tag: skills

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 …

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Work for the UK Government

  True professionals look for meaning in their careers; they want to know that all their efforts at work lead to positive social impact. This thought motivates them every day and fuels their ambition. If you’re looking for a meaningful career and thrive on daily challenges, consider joining the GORS (the Government Operational Research Service) schemes …

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How to get a placement in 2018

Written by Alex Baker, Placement Coordinator The spring term always brings the promise of lighter and warmer days; however, for students intending to do a Professional Placement Year in 2018/19, the spring term is also a very busy time. Balancing academic work with placement applications, sports, part-time work and “extra-curricular activities” is no mean feat …

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