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Developing A Career In Outdoor Activities

Perhaps you hate the thought of spending your working life in an office or laboratory? There are alternatives – here are some things to consider if you want to work in the outdoors. Choice of career You may have a … Read More »

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Developing a Career in a Rural Area

Readers will know that highly-paid jobs with the best career prospects are mostly located in and around cities, especially London.  But city life doesn’t suit everyone.  So here are some things to consider if you prefer to live and work … Read More »

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Working on a Science Park

Have you considered working on a Science Park?  And what are the possible advantages and disadvantages of doing so? What is a Science Park? The term ‘Science Parks’ means different things to different people.  Thirty or forty years ago it … Read More »

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Graduate tips on securing that first job

  Each year at Sheffield Hallam University we invite journalism and media graduates back to the institution to give tips to our undergraduates on how to clinch their first job. The event occurred earlier this month and saw 25 graduates … Read More »

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Think Negative! Reframing Positivethink…

Does anyone else get a bit fed up of the whole “just think positive” mantra? I am sure if you are looking for work, feeling unfulfilled in your career, or finding yourself at a crossroads in life and searching for … Read More »

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Building A Career-Search Network As A New Graduate

If your time at university comes to an end this term or you are a recent graduate, building a career-search network is a must. That’s because not all job listings are published, and even when they are your connections can … Read More »

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10 (non techy) tips for studying music production!

Today is a proud moment for me; I’ve just found out that my nephew has got into the Academy of Contemporary Music to study Electronic music production! Interestingly, he studied performing arts at college but has got into the degree … Read More »

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4 Steps to Make Your Graduate CV ‘Job Ready’!

After 3 or 4 years of (hopefully) hard work you’ve finally done it. You’ve managed to do what at times felt impossible and you’ve bagged the degree that you were hoping for. The next stage is selling that degree and … Read More »

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Bitter Sweet Rejection

Rejecting rejection Let’s face it, nobody likes to be rejected. Whether a response to a course or job application or a journal submission – a rejection can make those steps of the career ladder feel especially slippery or wobbly underfoot. … Read More »

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Graduating soon? LinkedIn should be your new best friend

With time rapidly ticking away before graduation I often find that undergrads fall into two distinct camps. Camp 1 – ‘I’ll wait until I’ve graduated to look for a job’ Camp 2 – ‘I’ve been applying for internships and jobs … Read More »

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