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Part-Time Work

Part-Time Work | Work Experience | Volunteering Gaining part-time work whilst you are studying can be a good way to not only gain some extra …

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Work Experience

Part-Time Work | Work Experience | Volunteering Placements Many companies (especially large organisations) will offer placements. These roles could lead you to permanent employment with …

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Volunteering

Part-Time Work | Work Experience | Volunteering Volunteering gives you an opportunity to become involved in something different. It shows you have initiative and commitment …

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Sample Questions

Interview Skills | STAR Technique | Sample Questions You may come across these questions (or questions like them) in application forms or interviews – we’ve included …

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STAR Technique

Interview Skills | STAR Technique | Sample Questions In application forms and in interviews, you will often come across Competency Questions that seek to test your …

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Job Interviews

Interview Skills | STAR Technique | Sample Questions The purpose of an interview is twofold. On one side, an interview is a chance for an employer …

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Building your Network

Networking | Building Your Network | Networking on Social Media | Using LinkedIn’s Alumni Feature (Video) Where to look Your existing Network Ask your friends if …

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Word Bank

Writing your CV | Writing Your Cover Letter | Word Bank | Using the CV Builder on Blackboard (Video) While you should avoid jargon and buzzwords, having a good bank of …

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Using the CV Builder on Blackboard (Video)

Writing your CV | Writing Your Cover Letter | Word Bank | Using the CV Builder on Blackboard (Video) (This video has a subtitles function …

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Using LinkedIn’s Alumni Feature (Video)

Networking | Building Your Network | Networking on Social Media | Using LinkedIn’s Alumni Feature (Video) (This video has a subtitles function in the bottom right …

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