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Develop a Skill Set Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

“Jeff Parker has an extensive history of success in both entrepreneurship and financial services that he brings to the table as founder and CEO of CCBN. He is also the founder and managing director of Private Equity Investments, a venture…

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What can I do with a Business Studies degree?

This is a question I get asked with increasing regularity. Perhaps it is because there is such a huge range of choices that students sometimes don’t know where to begin. It helps if you have taken a specialist pathway, such…

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Graphic Design Students – Work Placements

“Silent Debate” sets a platform for discourse between “graphic design students and professionals arguing about the pros and cons of work placements. It concludes with the introdution of Consurgo. A movement/campaign to promote the benefits of work placements.”     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4Z2YOgtG5s

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2010-2011 Undergraduate Ethnic Minority Mentoring Scheme

  This scheme is designed to widen the aspirations and expectations of mentees engaged in the programme and with the help of their mentor as a role model, guide them to develop into successful professionals.  You will meet with your…

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TARGETjobs guide to successful online applications

Online application forms are a common recruitment tool in the graduate market. TARGETjobs have produced a useful step-by-step guide which may help you avoid common pitfalls, and secure that graduate role. http://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/applications-and-cvs/the-guide-to-online-applications

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Are you sending out the same tired old CV to every single employer?

Students and graduates frequently say to me, “I have sent my CV out to hundreds of employers and I haven’t had a single response.” One look at the CV and I am often not surprised. It has been well publicised –…

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Graduate Talent Pool now open

The Graduate Talent Pool (GTP) is now open to graduates from 2008, 2009 and 2010. http://graduatetalentpool.direct.gov.uk: “Graduate Talent Pool is a new service that matches graduates with internship opportunities. On this site you can search and apply for internship vacancies…

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Welcome to the Westminster Business School Careers Blog

Summer has kicked in and recruiters are still looking for graduates. Yes, but aren’t there something like… 70 applications per job? How can we compete with that, you say? If you are a graduate and you are still looking for…

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