The 10 most popular Careers Group articles of 2015

Posted by Harry Picken on 11 January 2016

2015 was a busy year in higher education. It saw a higher education Green Paper, the proposal of a teaching excellence framework, and more students than ever seeking career advice from their university. But, let's not forget the hundreds of blogs published by The Careers Group for offering news and career advice for students, graduates, career centres and employers.

2015 also saw us launch a new-look blog platform where you can subscribe to email updates in addition to a new blog dedicated to graduate recruiters.

But which articles had you clicking the most? Here are the top 10 most-read of 2015.


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Topics: Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy, employability skills, CVs and applications, career choice, Postgraduate study, international development, entrepreneurship

The Future of Work- Self Employment and Freelancing

Posted by Kathy on 1 July 2014

The Future of Work- Self Employment and Freelancing

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Topics: employability skills, entrepreneurship, creative industries

Tips for budding entrepreneurs

Posted by IsabelFrazer on 20 March 2014

Type 'definition of entrepreneur' into Google and more than 27 million results appear. Perhaps Professor Howard Stevenson (labelled "the godfather of entrepreneurship studies" at Harvard Business School) got it right when he proclaimed that "entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled". Whatever your definition, and whether you're building an app, planning a new retail venture, or developing a digital library, you'll need some help along the way. Here are some resources to get your started:

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Topics: entrepreneurship, creative industries

Show me the money!! Finding funding for your creative business

Posted by careers consultant on 12 July 2013
You know I’d be lying if I told you here that finding money to help you get your business off the ground - or move it on to the next level - is easy. But although perhaps not for the faint-hearted, it’s certainly not impossible. I've recently come across some brilliant success stories which I hope you may find inspiring. There is one funding source in particular that I wanted to brighten your day with today.
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Topics: entrepreneurship, creative industries

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