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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...

Apostrophe and misspellings

The last thing you want after working hard on your impressive curriculum vitae is to lose out on the perfect job because of a couple of typos! The apostrophe In the UK alone, at least two...

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...

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....

Employers Tell All: Biggest Body Language Mistakes During An Interview

Much like a highly anticipated first date, a job interview can go from pure potential to pure disaster in mere minutes. Employers shared with Student Times,  instant deal breakers and how body language can...

Create a great video CV

While they're not suitable for every type of job, video CVs are increasing in popularity. With employers typically inundated with applications for every advertised role, it's important to make your CV stand out. One...

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...

Making grad jobs a reality not a myth

So you’ve finished your degree, but what next? You’re now faced with the daunting prospect of trying to secure a job. You’re often told the same advice; tailor your CV, write your cover letter...

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....

Prepping for interviews

You’ve managed to land yourself an interview. This is your opportunity to shine, to stand out from the crowd and land your dream job. Make sure you give yourself the best possible opportunity to...

Careers Advice

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,...

Study Advice

Six tips to deal with loneliness and boredom whilst studying at...

The current pandemic has presented a unique set of challenges to university students across the country. Social distancing measures, self-isolation and working from home...