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Careering Towards the New Year! 

Our Tips for the 12 Days of Christmas… Heading home for the holidays? Are you dreading that moment on Christmas Day when the turkey’s been demolished, crackers lie strewn under the table, Granny’s snored her way through the Queen’s Speech … Continue reading

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Why you don’t need to write a CV (yet)

It’s difficult to know where it came from: Was it that innocuous comment from a family relative? Was it hearing friends talking about applying for roles and deadlines coming up? Or was it that comment you overheard about someone who … Continue reading

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Making your time as a student count. Today, first and second years.

Welcome (and welcome back to you experienced second years), to the University of Glasgow. We wanted to say hello, introduce ourselves and let you know that its never too early to connect with your Careers Service. One of the most … Continue reading

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Making your time as a student count. Today, third years.

This is the year to really think about your career and what you’re going to do after graduation. Use every aspect of what the Careers Service offers and especially try to get a professional internship during the Summer. Have a … Continue reading

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Communicating skills for CVs

One of the hardest things when it comes to applying for work is turning your experiences into the sort of language recruiters want to hear. So, we wanted to show some examples of how you turn your part time work, involvement in … Continue reading

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Job applications – when 99 is at least 95 too many…

More is better than less! Isn’t it? Well, no, not when it comes to job applications. It is only July and I know I am not the only one  feeling exasperated at the number of posts I come across about new … Continue reading

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The Arts Thought Timeline

It’s that time of the year when students start to get a bit antsy. New Year’s resolutions feel like a distant memory, exam time is looming as is the long, potential-laden summer. If the issue of “careers” is prickling at … Continue reading

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Intern Insights… into Tuesday Top Tips 

For this week’s Tuesday Top Tip, we’re handing the reins over to Hannah Henderson, a fourth year student studying Politics. Hannah is currently undertaking a paid on-campus internship with the College of Social Science Employability team as their Social Media … Continue reading

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Club 21’s Top Tips of 2014

So here we are…. our first Club 21 blog entry! We’re looking forward to bringing you many more 2015, including some posts from our talented interns. Speaking of firsts, this November saw the launch of our new Club 21 Tuesday … Continue reading

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Writing your way to success

This post is a part of our Life in the Pod series. If you meet me in a pod and we’re talking about getting through to job offers, I may say that the toughest stage of the recruitment process is … Continue reading

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Life in the Pod

Life in the Pod It’s life Jim, but not as we know it… For the uninitiated, a pod in this context has nothing to do with whales, dolphins, seals, porpoises or hippopotami. A pod is, in fact, a small and … Continue reading

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