Question – Should I broaden my career focus?

Question – Should I broaden my career focus?

Our career coach gives advice to those who are questioning their career aspirations as they enter the workforce. Question: I am currently completing a master’s degree (in enterprise and entrepreneurship) at the university of Leeds, and I’m looking to get a job in September 2022. Since I was about...

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Where to get hired post Covid-19

Where to get hired post Covid-19

The pandemic has changed the way businesses around the world operate and run - so where should you be looking to get hired once things return to normal? I’ve been thinking about this in terms of relevance and resilience. I’m not 100% sure which sectors or organisations go in which boxes; you can take your own view on that. But big tech, home delivery services, healthcare, town planning and operations are...

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How to make a productive connection with professionals

How to make a productive connection with professionals

Wondering how to make your professional friendships and relationships the best they can possibly be? Here’s a rundown of the most effective approach - and what you’ll want to avoid.  One of my biggest frustrations as a careers advisor is when a student I’ve never met asks me to connect them to a vague category of person they think will be useful to them, for example... “Hi, I’d liek you to...

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Exclusive – Alaia De Santis on making it big in the art world

Exclusive – Alaia De Santis on making it big in the art world

A prime example of the talent, discipline, and patience it takes to become a household name as an artist, Gen Z creative Alaia De Santis shares her advice on how to succeed in the industry. 22-year-old fine arts graduate Alaia de Santis has come a very long way since realising the only means of expressing herself was by turning her ideas into works of art as a teenager. Having been featured...

5 questions to ask yourself about career transitions

5 questions to ask yourself about career transitions

Wondering whether to make a job switch? Make sure you know what you’re getting into and ask yourself these vital questions before you do so. I work with lots of people of all ages who want to make a career transition. I think transitions are REALLY positive - I hate the thought of people being stuck in jobs they hate. However, people often base their desire to make a transition on...

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