City Disabilities is a charity set up to provide support and advice for students and professionals with disabilities, as well as employers. We caught up with their Trust Officer Liz Dawes to find out more about the Charity and get her advice for students.
Looking for resources that might help you tackle a particular barrier to employment? Then take a look at our resources section on the Reach Website (brought to you by the same team that populates this blog). http://reach.thecareersgroup.co.uk/resources/
If you’re studying Law and have decided a career as a solicitor or barrister isn’t for you, what do you do? First things first, don’t worry! In my experience over the last 2 decades, helping employers recruit the best graduates, law students are in pretty high demand from firms as varied as government departments, professional services companies and strategy consultants. The content of your degree, combined with the many skills you have gained, makes you a pretty attractive proposition as a potential hire.
Did you know that The Careers Group runs over a dozen Twitter accounts? Plus there are even more accounts run by The Careers Group's college services.
This won't be news to some as we know it's a way that a lot of you find our blog posts but recently we've changed the names on several of our Twitter accounts.
So in case you're confused here's the information on what feed to follow for your particular careers and job seeking interests.
This is our main Twitter account for students and graduates looking for jobs, careers information and advice on things like CVs and interviews.
This shares jobs as they're added to Job Online
Info about our graduate recruitment fairs, the employers who exhibit and the careers advice shared there
Information and advice on making a career in International Development
Careers information, events and advice to help you break into a career in the creative industries
Legal news, closing dates and vacancies
Unfortunately, not every student gets the results they were hoping for. Now that the big training contract deadline rush has passed, we take a look at some other options which are available to students who have less than perfect academics.
Humanities students can make very attractive candidates for a career in law. Whether your history background has developed keen analytical skills, your languages degree has broadened your global perspective, or your studies in English have taught you to communicate articulately, it's likely you'll have many of the skills that could make you a great lawyer.