Category Archives: Careers Advice & Job Information

Awareness of your attitudes, skills and personality

Whether you are talking to someone you have just met at a networking event or giving an interview, it is a good idea to be aware of different aspects of your attitudes, skills and personality. You should be ready to … Read More »

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Selling your transferable skills

I have been asked in a few job interviews to highlight my most important skills and how they would benefit the post in question. Initially, I was stuck because I thought I did not have any ‘special’ skills to offer … Read More »

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The Interview Process

The Interview Process The interview forms part of the application process (see previous post about searching for jobs as well). For many the interview process can be quite an anxious event. For examples, may worry about whether or not they … Read More »

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Searching For Jobs

Searching for a job or suitable post can be a stressful and anxious process. The process of searching for a job can involve a number of steps from the first step of searching websites, newspapers and so for advertised jobs … Read More »

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‘Using’ your supervisors

You have probably read many articles about how you should go about developing your relationships with your supervisors. You may have noticed from talking to others that your relationship with your supervisor is probably different to your colleagues’ relationships with … Read More »

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Bring on 2014

So, this is my final blog of 2013. I intend to switch off my brain at approximately 16.00 hours on Friday 20th December 2013 and then flick it on again at 09.00 hours on Thursday 2nd January 2014. Well, that’s … Read More »

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Getting ahead of the crowd (or at least being near the front of it)

So, you’ve registered for a research degree and are ready to start your journey. But, have you given a thought to what the job market may look like once you finish your degree? It’s never too early to start thinking … Read More »

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Psychology – Art or Science?

When choosing subjects at school, through to degrees and career paths, we tend to find ourselves travelling along either arts or science routes. I found myself at an intersection when studying for my undergraduate Psychology degree, when faced with the … Read More »

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Help me decide what to do with my life!!

We make countless decisions every day – what to have for breakfast, what to wear, who to spend time with, what jobs to tackle first… Many decisions are made so quickly that they fall under our radar of awareness, yet … Read More »

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Careers in Psychology

Psychology has developed over a number of years and now lends itself to a number of career paths and job types. Often people will say that there are maybe two types of career paths in Psychology: lecturing/teaching or clinical posts. … Read More »

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