Category Archives: Making yourself Employable

Here are five ways that travelling can enhance your career options and develop more skills.

1. Get an internship or holiday job While you are abroad why not get some work experience, even if this is only for a few weeks, the skills and experience gained will be invaluable.  You can add this to your CV … Continue reading

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Are you looking for ways to develop your employability while at BU? Here are 5 ways to get started!

Are you looking for some career inspiration, a second pair of eyes on your CV, friendly advice about facing that next interview panel or just want to know where to access resources? Here’s five way to kick start your career … Continue reading

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Study yourself Employable: Five ways to attack the New Year

The following article has been written by Susanna Quirke who writes for Inspiring Interns, a graduate recruitment firm which specialises in sourcing candidates for internships and giving out graduate careers advice.  Maybe you’re a fresher, taking your first steps into the … Continue reading

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Is learning a language while studying the key to a successful career?

While studying at university there are often programmes available to either combine a language with your main area of study or subsidised language classes available. This therefore provides an opportunity to adopt a new skill with little cost, but lots … Continue reading

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Top 5 extra-curricular activities to improve your CV

…as everyone knows the dreaded cliché “you can’t get a job without experience, can’t get experience without a job”. But fear not! There are ways of bulking up your CV with some great experience to make you as employable as … Continue reading

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How to become employer ready by graduation

The job market is always tough when you graduate, but if you lay the groundwork now, you should be able to start the summer with peace of mind, says The Telegraph contributor Emily Johnson… Read More

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What Employers Want – Recent Research by ‘Give a Grad a Go’

Recent research (2014)  published by ‘Give a Grad a Go’, called ‘SMEs and Graduates: A match made in Recruitment Heaven’  provides an interesting insight into the qualities employers look for in their graduate hires. Some of the key findings include: … Continue reading

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