Careers Blog

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

Unpacking skills

    One of our well worn mantras at the Careers Service is ‘When applying for a job it is really important to be aware of all your skills and demonstrate these well with clear evidence’. Once identified, these skills can be used on a CV, in an application form, at an interview or assessment centre or…

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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 Three: Acing interviews and assessment centres

So, your job application was a wow – of course it was, because you read our post on Nailing CVs and application forms, didn’t you? Next thing you know they’re inviting you for an interview (EEEP!) or an assessment centre (EEEEEEEEEEP!!) …oh no, no you don’t. There’ll be no EEEEP! of any duration here. Because…

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Recruitment and networking events for Banking, Engineering and Creative – and all in November!

Ugh…Networking. Does it sound like hell to you too? Are you usually the guy below with the bottle in his face clearly wishing he was anywhere else? Who can blame you?… See below for some refreshing alternatives to this dreariness, all happening in the merry month of November. You’re welcome… 1 November: The Deutsche Bank…

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Clear your diaries – EVERYTHING is happening in October/November/December.

Graduate recruitment fairs, postgraduate study and funding fairs, on-campus media training, US summer camp jobs, teaching opportunities in Leicester (someone has to *tee hee*), Chemistry, Law, Health and Brexit – it’s ALL going on…and you should be there… 4 October onwards: Company Secretary insight days. Take a look behind the scenes at the various responsibilities…

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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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