Careers Blog

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

LinkedIn – Stand Out In 5 Easy Ways

Now that the world has gone online, this is the perfect time to make the most of your LinkedIn profile both for job search and networking purposes: 1. Add a photo. Sounds simple but not having a photo is detrimental for your profile, so get someone to take a nice head and shoulders photo of…

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Need to spruce up your LinkedIn profile? It’s Lucky 8 Top Tips Time…

As we’re sure you know *hard stare*..our 2019 LinkedIn Profile competition has just launched. See us on Facebook for more info on this. Seems like a good time to roll out some key advice on how to show yourself at your absolute LinkedIn best. Without further ado…   Students and recent graduates are currently LinkedIn’s…

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Chance to win £250 and sharpen up your LinkedIn profile (why wouldn’t you do it?!)

You’re a final year student, you’re thinking about your next steps and that you really need to create or update your LinkedIn profile – but there is always something else more pressing or enticing to do. So, to help you on your journey to career success we’re giving you an extra incentive – the chance to win £250! Our Professional Profile…

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Spring recruitment and networking event frenzy starts NOW(ish). Grab your diaries, stuff’s occurring…

Here comes the first of what will doubtless be many spring events roundups. Time to spruce up your CV, get your networking skills up to speed and give your student railcard a workout (Southern permitting)…London is calling, not to mention Manchester, Oxford, Worthing and various points east… 28 February: Sussex Community NHS Foundation Careers event,…

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What are THEY saying about YOU? Hot topics and rank gossip from the graduate labour market.

Welcome to the first of a new series where we take a look at what going down around the global corporate water cooler, or being bashed out on angry borderline sociopaths’ blogs – the few remaining ones who aren’t being lined up for jobs at the White House, that is. Moving on… Graduation selfies: student…

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Good Advices Part One – JOBsearch is nothing without REsearch…

Welcome to part one of a series on finding employers, finding vacancies, applications, interviews…and landing the job you want*. *that last part’s pretty much down to you, but we’ll pitch in with stages 1 – 4 and hopefully make stage 5 a foregone conclusion. Enough smartalec-ism, let’s get started. “So what attracts you to a…

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