Lesser known Civil Service opportunities for graduates

I recently attended a very informative Careers Service briefing at HM Treasury. I'll hope to share other findings from this in a later post, but for now the focus is on a really interesting element of their presentation: lesser known Civil Service opportunities for graduates. Linsey Chrisman, Graduate Outreach Manager at HMT, highlighted that there’s … Continue reading Lesser known Civil Service opportunities for graduates

What skills and attributes do employers struggle to find? 

Thanks to my colleague Ruth Donnelly for this post which gives an overview of findings from a recent employer survey about skills they struggle to find - Rebecca Although most graduate employers claim they are not looking for "the finished article", there are certain important skills, attributes and mindsets which are often found lacking. According … Continue reading What skills and attributes do employers struggle to find? 

More graduates working in professional services, reveals DLHE 2014/15

Thanks to my colleague Jo Fairweather for this quick update following the recent release of the UK graduate destinations data for 2014/15 graduates. It gives a great insight into trends in the graduate recruitment market - Rebecca Graduate destinations just released for 2014/15 show that more leavers are working in professional services. Nearly two thirds … Continue reading More graduates working in professional services, reveals DLHE 2014/15

England and Wales Law trainee numbers are on the up!

Thanks to my colleague Kay Barbour for this blog post which gives an update on what's happening south of the border with Law traineeships; do take a look if you're considering this route in to the profession - Rebecca According to the Annual Statistical Report of the Law Society of England and Wales there was a 9% rise … Continue reading England and Wales Law trainee numbers are on the up!

Jobs in space

Many thanks to my colleague Matt Vickers for this blog post which gives an overview of jobs in the space sector and details of an event taking place next week - Rebecca From the 11th-17th July 2016 the famous Farnborough International Airshow takes place in Hampshire, England.  This biennial event (it alternates each year with … Continue reading Jobs in space

What does Brexit mean for the UK recruitment industry?

Just hours after the news that the UK has voted to leave the EU here's a quick blog post from my colleague Deborah Fowlis about what this might mean for the recruitment industry - Rebecca Now that the UK has voted to leave the EU, there is a nationwide debate raging on the impact this … Continue reading What does Brexit mean for the UK recruitment industry?

Discovering the potential: interdisciplinary science in public health

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

Hidden Disabilities and the Workplace  

Many thanks to my colleague Kay Barbour for this blog post on disability and the workplace, which contains some interesting facts and figures plus practical and useful advice on disclosing disabilities to employers - Rebecca The University’s Disability Service reports that 9.5% of the student body has indicated a disability - according to their UCAS … Continue reading Hidden Disabilities and the Workplace  

NHS labour market and careers information – a handy Powerpoint

Many thanks to my colleague Janet Forsyth who spotted this excellent resource from Health Careers which gives a great overview of the wide range of career options in the NHS - Rebecca Health Careers, the NHS careers website, has just produced a useful Powerpoint presentation for anyone wanting to know more about the wide range of … Continue reading NHS labour market and careers information – a handy Powerpoint

5 Tips for Future Foresters

5 Tips for Future Foresters Shireen Chambers FICFor is Executive and Technical Director at the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF), in addition to being a Chartered Forester and a Fellow of the Institute. She studied forestry and soil science at Bangor University before embarking on a career overseas, working with the Government of the Bahamas … Continue reading 5 Tips for Future Foresters