Rachel Taylor, Careers Consultant, highlights one way of developing networks which you may not have considered. And it has other benefits too.... I recently attended a conference entitled ‘Enhancing the Employability of Biosciences Students’. The event was hosted by three learned societies and a key theme emerging from the day was that being a … Continue reading Joining a learned society – what’s in it for me?
Many thanks to my colleague Susan Bird for this blog post which reports on a recent visit she made to the Discovery Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research in Dundee - it includes some great insights on the skills and attributes needed for this area of work, including networking and building connections - Rebecca At … Continue reading Discovering the potential: interdisciplinary science in public health
Thank you to Peggy Hughes from Literary Dundee for this really helpful guest post on how to juggle a portfolio career in the creative industries. Peggy will be hosting a table at CCCF16 World of Books & Publishing on Thursday 3rd March. Come along and meet her there! Great chance to pick up more tips...... … Continue reading Saying Yes: The art of managing a portfolio career in the creative industries
To kick off #CCCF16 we have a special post from Charlotte Brady a Philosophy finalist who shares her experience of networking in the publishing industry, a great prompt before the "World of Books & Publishing" session on Thursday 3rd March, part of CCCF16 Some of the most established professionals still find networking a daunting task. It can be … Continue reading Networking in Publishing without Business Cards – A Student’s Guide
This post comes from my colleague Kayleigh McGarry; it's partly a promo of our CareerConfident week of events next week but also includes information on the sorts of skills employers are looking for and some handy hints on faux pas to avoid when you're networking and meeting with employers - invaluable advice if you're making … Continue reading CareerConfident16 – Transitioning from student to professional
Recently representatives from LinkedIn came to present to a group of students on “Setting yourself up for success on LinkedIn”. They broke the hour and half session into three main sections: Who you are – your personalised profile Who you know – your network of contacts What you know – exploring groups, jobs, alumni contacts … Continue reading Setting yourself up for success on LinkedIn