I recently starting rewatching my favourite noughties show “The Gilmore Girls” in preparation for the upcoming revival. There’s an episode where young Rory Gilmore receives undeservedly critical feedback from her boss at the end of her newspaper internship (he also happens to be her boyfriend’s dad). Watching this again, I remembered how angry I got when … Continue reading Employer feedback – what to expect
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 you have the opportunity to stand out and convince the employer to hire you. Easy, … Continue reading Interviewing with confidence!
You have followed all the advice out there and made the best application possible, so naturally you're all set to get called for an interview or assessment centre. But it is possible to give the recruiter a feeling of “buyer’s remorse” straight away if you’re not careful. Communication with employers needs to show off your professional … Continue reading Communicating with recruiters
Some years ago, I got offered a postdoctoral research fellowship in a Department of Psychology. The position was interesting, clinical in nature and would involve country-wide travel examining stress and its causes in a particular occupation. It was to last two years. I happily accepted and then they told me: they had outgrown the two … Continue reading Spoiled for choice! Dealing with multiple job offers
You might have heard about The Network.... "The Network is our exclusive online platform that brings together the collective voice of our alumni community to support current students to realise their career potential through networking, mentoring and the reinforcement of their Graduate Attributes." Got it? No? Okay, let's cut to the point. Here are 5 … Continue reading 5 reasons to join The Network