Monthly Archives: August 2015

Skills are the most important component of a CV

Skills, work experience and personal attributes on a CV are more important to managers than qualifications, according to research by Conference Genie. Skills came out on top, with nearly a third (30%) of respondents choosing this as the most important … Continue reading

Posted in Employability Skills | Leave a comment

Interested in studying Law? Pupillage Gateway Opening to be brought forward in 2016

The Bar Council is to bring forward the opening of the Pupillage Gateway, the online application system for pupillage, from April to January. The Gateway timetable currently runs from the beginning of April (when it opens for pupillage applications) to … Continue reading

Posted in Job Sector Information | Tagged | Leave a comment

Three career experts share the keywords that stand out on a covering letter

Your letter may be one of hundreds a potential employer reads, so you have no choice but to stand out. How will you do that? By slipping in smart, eye-catching words. We spoke to three career experts and rounded up … Continue reading

Posted in Covering/Speculative Letters | Leave a comment

Students entrepreneurial ambitions revealed

An increasing number of students are striving towards self-employment, with 15% planning to start their own business after graduation according to new research. Prospects explains more… Read More

Posted in Self Employment | Leave a comment