Careers Blog

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

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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Being resilient and how it can help you develop

We’re featuring insightful and informative stories from our alumni about building resilience and finding work in difficult times, and building a career in an area different from your degree. This is from a member of our alumni Gregory Bortkiewicz: I studied Geography and graduated in 2008, then spent a year applying unsuccessfully for jobs in…

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Career Development Tips During Lockdown

No one knows exactly what will happen to the labour market following the pandemic including governments and public bodies. The media is reporting lots of negative news, many employees are being furloughed and some businesses will probably close. A recently published report from the Office for Budget Responsibility is predicting gloomy news initally but also…

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My Tech Career – Sparta Global Consultant Q&A

Hear about Sparta Global consultant, Rituja Rao’s journey from journalism graduate to trailblazing woman in tech! Thursday 16/4 3pm for Sparta Global. Rituja will talk about her career in tech. This will be a great chance for students to ask questions and learn about her experience. She comes from a non-technical background and offers a…

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Wired Sussex Virtual Jobs Fair

Based in Brighton, Wired Sussex support the digital, media and technology sector across Sussex. Thousands of companies and freelancers come together to make up their regional network. A few months ago we posted a blog about the exciting Wired Sussex recruitment events that were coming up in late April. Wired Sussex has moved these events online…

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Career Planning in the Time of Covid-19

Normally spring is full steam ahead for the final year students. As a Careers Service we would be seeing students and posting blogs about applying for jobs, putting the finishing touches to CVs and preparing for interviews. But these current times as we know aren’t ‘normal’. However, there is still a lot you can do in…

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Good News From Gradcracker!

Gradcracker promote opportunties for STEM ( Science Technology Engineering and Maths) students and graduates and have sent good news around recruitment for 2020. As of yesterday they had 248 employers offering 2,237 graduate opportunities and 962 placements and internships. They have also reported back on particular companies – see the details below. For students who…

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Free Employability Webinar Series

Grant Thornton are one of the largest accountancy firms in the world, recruiting between 350-400 school leavers, graduates, interns and placements in the UK every year. They would like to invite University of Brighton students to their exciting webinar series which will run for 4 weeks (1 series per week) and will focus on the…

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