International Student Job Search!

This article addresses the frequently asked questions about job search strategy and action planning for international students in the UK and globally. This article can help careers advisers/consultants who work with international students get asked and this is how I would answer them.

The Importance of your Online Presence

What you post online reflects on you, your personal brand and can stay on there forever! In light of recent events and the move to virtual working what we put online is more important now than ever. Employers are increasingly looking at your social media and online content in order to better understand you, your value and how you will represent their brand in the future.

Ghost Story by Jim Butcher – Review

Ghost Story by Jim Butcher5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I listened to this on audible narrated by @jamesmarstersof formerly Spike from Buffy. I've now listened to 13 books narrated by James Marsters and he is the epitome of Dresden.Another great book from Jim Butcher. I don't want to give too many spoilers on this one but we do see a… Continue reading Ghost Story by Jim Butcher – Review

Pumpkin innards????? Top Tips

What can I do with Pumpkins Innards? I absolutely hate waste, which led to me thinking "what can I do with pumpkin innards?" the bin felt like such a waste. The innards refers to the pulp and seeds that we take out when we are carving our pumpkins not the flesh of the pumpkin itself.… Continue reading Pumpkin innards????? Top Tips

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard – Review

**BOOK REVIEW**5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A fantastic story of a class society based on the colour of your blood and abilities. This story starts with Mare Barrow a Red from the sticks growing up in poor conditions under a Silver ruling class with special abilities. The silvers have silver blood and have various abilities including controlling fire,… Continue reading Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard – Review

Upskilling: Reframing My Career Path As A Parent

I never realised I was upskilling or reframing my career path as a parent. If you’d been one of the few people that actually stopped to ask, I would have told you I was just ‘doing’ and barely surviving. And even now-a-days, on those low down, bad days you’ll probably still catch me professing the… Continue reading Upskilling: Reframing My Career Path As A Parent

What is Commercial Awareness? What do employers mean by this?

Photo by Tycho Atsma. So what is commercial awareness and what do employers mean by this? We hear this term banded about by employers or recruiters at job fairs and events, in interview, online and in articles, but what does it really mean and what do employers really want?