Careers Blog

The latest events, opportunities and news from the Careers and Employability team at the University of Brighton

How volunteering can help your CV

Did you know that volunteering in the local community is a great way to develop your employability skills for your CV? Here at Active Student, we promote a wide range of volunteering opportunities so you can find something that you’re interested in that’s local to you. There are lots of skills you can develop with…

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How long do recruiters look at your CV?

Some of our colleagues knew Recruiting Managers don’t read their CVs for long periods of time, however they didn’t expected it to be so brief. Check out their views and reaction in this slightly extended version of the Facebook promotional video. Nadia Marie – Falmer; Karen Bowles – Moulsecoomb; George Thomas – Grand Parade; James East…

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Upcoming competition and work/study experience deadlines – because there’s more to employability than just employment…

Employability is all about getting experience, but also it’s about evidencing your skills and abilities. Here’s a few interesting ways to put yourself to the test, get the stamp of approval and get noticed in ways that are CV Gold… Closing 20 November: Shell Springboard is now open for applications from the UK’s most innovative…

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