I know it’s easy to question if you really need to sign up for something else; but here’s five reasons why it’s worth taking a couple of minutes to sign up for the Big Essex Award.
Like all good superheroes, occasionally we transform into new guises, with new powers and here in Careers we’ve been metaphorically spinning in a phone box over summer and transformed into the all new STUDENT DEVELOPMENT TEAM!
Is working for big business as cut-throat as the stereotypes suggest? The perception of working in the corporate world, especially for one of the big four banks or consultancies, is that it can be an uncaring, results-focused environment, but is this true?
Recently you have been asking us about how getting or having a visible tattoo might affect your employability in certain sectors.
Are you considering postgraduate research but are unsure what is right for you? Here we try to bust the myths and break down the jargon to help you make your choice:
Many employers within the screen industry sector are reporting a skills shortage – could you be the right candidate to fill the gap?
It’s an extremely broad area but arguably one of the most important in the world, so what steps do you need to take to get a great human rights career?
It’s the end of term, you’re returning home to your seasonal job as a Christmas Elf, or maybe you’re going back to your casual Waiting or Shop Assistant role.
We asked the Employability and Careers Team about their first jobs and why they think they are vital part of their career development.
You’ve read our blog and you’re now convinced that postgraduate study is for you, you’ve explored what and where you want to learn, discovered the research rates and made your shortlist. You’ve even decided how to fund your next steps (and considered the alumni loyalty discount at the University of Essex!), now what?
Write your personal statement and apply.
“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. Is this the most depressing phrase graduates will ever hear? So how can you get those all-important contacts in the arts, and are they really all-important?