Top 5 reasons to work for a startup after uni

Posted by Lilli Hender on 19 February 2016

 

Startups are exciting and rewarding places to work but it’s worth acknowledging they’re not without their risks. When times are good they’re really good and, you guessed it, if times are bad they can be really bad.

Startup_Stock_Photos.jpgDo your research before you apply and you could well find a startup could be just the place for you.

Here's look at the great things usually on offer when you begin working life at a startup. 

 

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Topics: job hunting, career choice, entrepreneurship

Think big to enlarge career prospects!

Posted by Payal Patel on 12 January 2016

My role is to advise students and graduates on how to sell themselves on paper, bringing them closer to their dream jobs (or closer to securing part time work to survive!). Matters of gender inequality are all pervasive, locally and globally, even when it comes to the job application process!

Studies have shown that women are unlikely to apply for a job role if they don’t meet its essential criteria; men on the other hand, tend to apply for roles even when they don’t meet the specs, and yes, they do get the job in some cases! Knowing this, I feel compelled to give everyone the strength and knowledge to overcome barriers, psychological and practical, that hinder their decisions in applying for great roles.

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Topics: Diversity, job hunting, employability skills, CVs and applications

International Futures Summer Webinar Series

Posted by Mark Gilbert on 5 June 2015

Every year The Careers Group runs a series of webinars for international students from across the University of London. Don’t miss this summer’s series, which will cover finding work in the UK and overseas. To participate in the webinar you need to register your place.

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Topics: networking, job hunting, employability skills, CVs and applications, career choice, International Students

80,000 people did this last year - now it's your chance and it's free!

Posted by Sue Moseley on 27 May 2015

Want to learn how to make effective career decisions?

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Topics: networking, job hunting, employability skills, CVs and applications, career choice, International Students, Interviews

International students in London contribute £2.3bn to economy

Posted by Sue Moseley on 26 May 2015

A recent report by the business lobby London First and the professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has found that International students in London contribute net gains of £2.3bn a year towards the UK economy.

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Topics: job hunting, International Students

Dude, where’s my future?

Posted by AndyWalsh on 21 May 2015

Have you ever found yourself wondering what London might look like in 10 or perhaps even in 15 years time?

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Topics: job hunting, Business and Finance, career choice, entrepreneurship

An interview with Liz Dawes, Trust Officer at City Disabilities

Posted by Frances Cassidy on 14 May 2015

This originally appeared on The Careers Group Law Blog

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Topics: Diversity, job hunting

Finding disability-friendly employers

Posted by Rosalind Kemp on 1 May 2015

Researching employers is a great way to help find out which company would be a good fit for you to work in. Finding supportive environments through targeted research can provide a good demonstrator of employers’ attitude to their employees in general and their corporate social responsibility aims.

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Topics: Diversity, job hunting

No grad scheme? No worries!

Posted by S Donaldson on 30 April 2015

Article by Anna Levy, Photo from Benson Kua

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Topics: job hunting, career choice

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