As well as being a great employee with a strong CV, boosting your personal brand will keep you on the minds of all the best employers. Whether you are job-hunting or trying to progress in your chosen field, it can be really useful to go that extra mile. Here are some of the best ways.
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The National Undergraduate Employability Awards were held last week, and the University of Huddersfield's Business School Placement Unit was awarded the top prize in being named the Best University Placement Service for 2017.
Odgers Berndtson, the leading global executive search firm, has opened up its latest initiative to UK University students, offering them the opportunity to shadow a top business leader as part of the 'CEO for a day' scheme.
For most students, university is all about having fun. You’ll spend as much time drinking and dancing as you do being educated, and few people give too much thought to what they’ll do once the experience is over. Those who study vocational courses might already have their career paths mapped out before them, but most of us don’t. It might be the case that you’re happy with this arrangement, but then again, it might not. Although it’s normal not to have your whole life planned out at 18 or 21, experience will always work in your favour. The harsh reality is that once you leave university and start applying for jobs, the empty ‘past employment’ section on your CV will work against you. Unless you go against the grain and fill it up, of course…
Deciding to embark upon a career in finance is a big step, and it’s certainly one that should never be taken lightly. As a result, before you make any final decision about entering the markets, you should ensure that you’ve absorbed as much information about different options as possible. Ben Barlow looks at why you should be aware of different investment products before pursuing a finance career.