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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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Tips and Tricks for Graduate Job Hunters with Technical Backgrounds

A graduate job is quite tough to get these days. But, it is not impossible at all. There are three aspects that you need to focus on – making yourself employable, finding suitable positions and application process. I am Tanmoy Ray, an Aston University alumni (2008 – 2009), would like to share a few tips [...]

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A love letter to TEDxBrum from a very proud Brummie!

I’ve followed TEDxBrum for a while now and like many, I was drawn to the TED concept through the now infamous, TEDWomen 2010, Sheryl Sandberg talk. So you can imagine my delight when my diary was unusually wide open the same weekend as TEDxBrum 2014! This year’s “ideas worth spreading” centred around DIY; the method [...]

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5 months later…my new life in the West Midlands and an Internship I love!

After six months into my lovely new job as a mother, I became really bored of being at home, not having “my own” routine and not getting the chance to design and be creative. A lot of your self-confidence, and time, goes after having a baby because you now have this little person who is [...]

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