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Four Reasons to Become an Open Day Helper

By Unitemps at The University of Nottingham If you want to earn some extra cash for your summer holidays, we have a golden opportunity right on your doorstep! The open days offer prospective students and their families the chance to find out more about studying at the University. Maybe you came to one?  Here are four reasons …

10 things employers will love about your part-time work

By Laura Estrop, Social Media Officer With exams finished, you’ll be ready to take a well-earned break. Once you’ve had to chance to relax and catch up with family and friends from home, how are you going to spend your summer? Have you thought about doing some part-time work? Not only will you earn some …

Looking for a Summer Internship? Don’t Panic, There’s Still Time!

By Sarah Allen, Employability Education Projects Officer Have all of your friends secured summer internships but you’re still looking for a way to spend the summer? Don’t panic, there is still time! Even though you may not have secured an internship yet there are still plenty of ways to use the holidays to enhance your …

Look no further than Nottingham, stay local!

By Sharon Bell, (previous) Associate Director  Surely all the best graduate vacancies are in London? Not at all – when you start looking, you might be surprised at what Nottingham and the wider East Midlands area has to offer. From small companies with a handful of employees, to large global organisations and everything in between, …

What will be your story? Make the most of university

Ask any graduate you come across, time flies by when you’re at university. Before you know it you’ll be wearing a gown and shaking hands with the Vice-Chancellor. That’s far away now, and it’s the here and now that matters, so why not go and explore all the ways to make the most of your …

A new term means new part-time work opportunities

It’s nearly the start of term and soon you’ll be burying your head in reams of textbooks. You might be new to Nottingham or recommencing your studies – whatever the case, it’s an exciting time and there’s plenty to consider as you get stuck into your degree. For many of you, however, that’s only half …

Phillipa’s student helper experience

By Phillipa Ampeire, MPH Public Health  If you’ve seen any advertisements for student helpers on the Unitemps website, you might be wondering what this work entails. Phillipa shares her experiences of this varied role and tells us how it has helped her career prospects. Why did you want to be a student helper? I was first interested in …

A day in the life of a recruitment consultant

By Ilze Skujina (JobZone Manager)  As it is Friday morning in the Unitemps office it’s going to be a busy day arranging final temp bookings for the next week. In recruitment, you have to be very organized and manage several competing priorities. You also need great communication skills as you talk to people all the time. ‘Many …