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Living In Birmingham!

    Living In Birmingham! A short guide to LIVING in the second city… You may love big nights out more than cosy nights in, but either way; where you lay your head is hugely important when settling down as a graduate in a city. First thing to decide is which area you want to live [...]

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Why Style Matters at Work

We’re talking personality style here, not the latest office fashion! Did you know that it is widely accepted that there are four different personality styles? Your style will determine things like how you communicate, dress, interact with others, make decisions, manage pressure and work in a team. Whilst we have characteristics of all of these [...]

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3 ways to work more proactively and productively with your boss

So you’ve landed yourself your first job. You’re keen, you’re raring to go, you want to get stuck in, prove yourself and learn as much as you can. In an ideal world your boss will have your workload, projects and development plan all nicely laid out for you. They’ll coach you through what you need [...]

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Going Digital, the DIY way

If, like I once was, you’re a humanities undergraduate with a brain that refuses to stop philosophising, then I’d imagine you’re thinking “What next? How can I channel all those ideas, concepts and passions into a career?” Due to their academic nature, humanities degrees can be difficult to convert into careers. I struggled at first, [...]

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How to write a CV which will get you the job

Probably the hardest part of getting a new job is getting a foot in the door. Before you can wow your potential employer with your excellent interview skills, you need to be able to make yourself stand out from all the other applications that have landed on their desk. Whether you’re looking for your first [...]

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