Author Archives: David Levinson

About David Levinson

MBA Careers Manager at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.

Develop your global mindset

International employers consistently tell us that they value graduates who have global awareness, particularly those who can demonstrate that they took the initiative to study or work overseas as part of their degree. The reason for this is clear – … Continue reading

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Selling your international experience to employers

If you are an international student studying in Glasgow or a home student who has studied abroad, you will be able to reflect on how gaining an international experience has enabled you to develop in a range of ways. There … Continue reading

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“Commercial awareness” – What is it and how do you show you have it?

Worried about demonstrating “commercial awareness” at an interview? Most employers want to know that you have “commercial awareness”. Whether you are looking to work for a multinational or a small business, a charity or in the arts, potential employers will all … Continue reading

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Help, I’m not getting any interviews!

The first thing to remember if you are not getting any interviews (yet) is to learn from this and not see a rejection as a personal failing in any way. Remember that the job market is very competitive and in … Continue reading

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What really gets you hired?

Graduates have always hoped that their degree in itself would be a passport to a top job and to career advancement but, as everyone knows, qualifications are only part of the picture. I have recently attended a number of  conferences … Continue reading

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Interviewing with confidence!

Got an interview or assessment centre coming up? Read on for advice on how to overcome any anxiety and boost your confidence… Firstly, well done – getting an interview is an achievement in itself and should boost your confidence! Now … Continue reading

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