Careers Blog

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

Planning Your Future career During Covid-19

How you can still plan for your future career in the Covid-19 crisis “How did you make use of your time during the Corona virus lockdown?”  “What did you learn about yourself from the Corona virus lockdown period?”  If you were told to work from home for a month, how would you approach it?“  “Tell us…

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What Covid-19 Has Taught Us About Employment Skills

Only a mere few months ago, the world of work looked remarkably different and organisations had priorities completely unlike the ones they have today. In the wake of a crisis however, things can change rapidly, and leaders across industries are finding themselves in need of certain skills to ensure they come out the other side…

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Developing resilience and how it can help you to focus

In the blog series Brighton Resilience, we are reaching out to alumni who are sharing their experience of building resilience, how this is helping them now and any tips and idea they have for current students and graduates, facing the labourmarket in a time of uncertainty. Alumnus from Law LLB and Paralegal at Howard Kennedy…

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St. John’s are Recruiting

While a lot of the news may seem like doom and gloom, don’t be put off your job search! Although some employers are unsure about recruitment at the moment, the University’s Careers Service still get new jobs on our Vacancy Service. Make sure you update your requirements and check out new opportunities regularly: https://www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/resources/ Sian from…

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How To Prepare For Virtual Assessment Centres

Even before Covid 19 many companies had started to move their assessment centres (ACs) online.  Due to the current pandemic this trend has accelerated in the past few weeks and may continue for the foreseeable future. Cardiff Metropolitan University Careers Service sent us these great tips on preparing for VACs from EY and a recruitment…

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Creative Access Wednesday Workshops

Creative Access are a social enterprise, unrivalled in diverse recruitment and inclusion. They work with all under-represented candidates and organisations across the whole creative industry from Theatre and TV to Publishing. Creative Access is largely funded by their employer partners who are committed to improving diversity and inclusion within their organisations, wholeheartedly. All profits go…

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Adapting Your Career Plans During COVID-19

Staying positive at present can be a challenge, however as we have said in previous blog posts there are jobs still being advertised so worth exploring these. Think about diversifying into a different career area, at least for a short while. It may not be your ‘ideal dream job’ but any experience will help you…

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Work from home – Songs that MAXIMISE your productivity

With so many of us currently working from home, employees will likely plug themselves into Spotify playlists to help them get through the working day. But are your current playlists properly helping you work most productively? To find out, the loan firm Transmit Startups recently investigated the power of music and revealed the must-have tunes…

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Prospects Postgraduate Virtual Fair

Following Prospects’ previous successful online events we’re thrilled to announce our first dedicated postgraduate Study Fair, connecting potential applicants with UK and international postgraduate course providers. The event will take place from 1-4pm on Wed 6 May, with exhibitor booths available to view after the live event has passed. The link to register can be found…

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Focusing on resilience and how it can help you adapt

As part of our Brighton Resilience blog series, alumna and Brand Identity Manager for BT’s Enterprise Division Tia Schwarz tells us how she is stepping up to home working and thriving in a challenging new environment: Adjusting to working in a way that we’re not used to can be tricky. For me? I’m fortunate enough…

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