Who is The Career Coach?

No matter where you are along your career path, Thred is here to help. Allow us to introduce you to your very own Career Coach, Dan Kiernan. Dan is currently the Career Advisor at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, where he focuses on impact careers (perfect). Whether you need help writing a winning CV to score your dream job or advice on how to find a job with a company that’s actually making a difference, Dan is here to answer your questions and guide you down your chosen career path. Don’t hesitate, hit Dan up by emailing [email protected] and start taking charge of your career! In the meantime, scroll down for a variety of career-building articles and videos to get you started. #changeiscoming

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Three ideas for more effective job hunting

Three ideas for more effective job hunting

Looking for a good approach to finding your next job? Here are my top three ideas for getting you that dream career.  Finding a job can be hard even at the best of times, but throw a pandemic into the mix and you’ve really got a tough task on your hands. Although it may be hard, there are things you can do to increase your chances of bagging a job and...

By Oxford, UK
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...

By Oxford, UK
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...

By Oxford, UK
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...

By Oxford, UK