A lot can change in 12 months. Just ask the Tory and Lib Dem MPs who are today ‘celebrating’ a year of collaboration. Or the football supporters of Queen’s Park Rangers and Lincoln City who are reflecting on both a fantastic and dismal 12 months respectively. When it comes to the graduate job picture there’s been some occasional positive shifts but to an extent it’s as you were. The challenges are still the same. The things on the minds of the 2011 grads will be uncannily similar to the 2010 grads.
At least that’s what I’m anticipating and why I’m very happy to be able to draw your attention again to a series of short video clips of previous Brunel grads expressing their Continue reading
Shake your day up a bit and take 5 minutes to watch the following video clip of a PR professional giving an insight into their industry and how to break in to it. And do it even if you’ve no interest in PR. Why? Well, this video is a perfect illustration of a couple of career hunting facts whatever your career aspirations.
- Fact 1: careers advisers don’t know everything. In fact this careers adviser would happily admit that on top of what I might have to tell you there’s nothing like going to someone doing that job and Continue reading
As I belatedly get round to looking through all my old blog posts and identify which ones talked about some of the job related video clips I’ve put together over the last 12+ months I thought I’d introduce you to where all the clips live – our You Tube channel.
Gasp in amazement at the sheer variety of ties I own!
We now live in a seven days a week, 24 hour society where much of what we want is just the touch of a button away, whenever we want it. Putting aside debates on whether this is a good thing or not you either respond to this or lose out. To this end please find for your delectation my “Finding jobs in recessionary times” workshop chunked up in to nice bite size bits. Includes added Continue reading
Take a look at the final installment of our series of Brunel grad employability stories. Emil’s part way through a paid internship at Network Rail and you can find out from him about which government-led intern initiative alerted him to the role, the length of Continue reading
View the four part story of another Brunel grad’s job search in which he reveals his perspective on making effective use of recruitment agencies and the value of working for an SME. Continue reading
Tip number two is now in the can and ready for your viewing pleasure. It’s amazing what a difference 1 minute and 53 seconds can make.
We can’t always control the weather outside (he says on a stunningly sunny October day) but we can control what’s going on inside our own heads. Listen on…
Earlier this week we had another dank and dreary autumnal day…
p.s. separately log in to Facebook before following the link. The link now works after some teething problems on Friday.