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The perfect CV

We at Student Times spoke with the professionals to find out the best way to make the perfect CV Your CV is the most important career document you will write. There's no 'right' CV because...

Top 10 Jobs in the UK

How is the popularity of a particular career measured and by what criteria? 'Most popular' is, of course, something that is hard to measure. The job that the largest number of people apply for may...

Seven simple steps to start networking

If there is one regret I have about University, it is that I didn’t understand the importance of networking. I locked myself away, studying into the small hours, thinking that was the key to...

How To Make A Fighting First Impression

You don’t have long to show your best side to your potential employer. Think about when you meet someone for the first time, you tend to make your assumptions about them pretty quickly. For us...

Using Social Media for Job Prospecting

In this day and age the Internet is an integral part of our lives. Some see it as detrimental to us as a society, whilst others view it as a marvellous creation that has...

Beginners’ guide to networking

Networking can simply be the passing on of information. You network every day, whether you realise it or not. When speaking to a friend you might recommend a film, a hairdresser, or a good restaurant....

Become a confident public speaker

f you dislike talking in public you’re not alone; millions of people dislike standing in front of an audience. However, fear of public speaking might be damaging for a career. No matter how strong...

Know your rights as a new employee

So you’ve been looking around for a while at jobs and have finally landed yourself a position. Starting a new career can be an intimidating time, especially when you’re a student or newly graduated....

Creative Jobhunting

One source put the figure of unadvertised jobs at 80%. So why is this? Here are some of the reasons: It costs money to advertise - perhaps £1,000 to advertise in the Guardian. Employers...

Tests, assessments and other tricky stuff

It’s likely that at some time in your career you’ll be up against some sort of selection and/or assessment procedure. This might be part of the selection process for a new role, be included in...
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