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Career Coaching Services: Thinking that you need to pay for career coaching? Think again!

Are you making the most of what is on offer as part of your MSc from the Business School’s Postgraduate Careers Team? A series of online careers sessions to help you navigate the current situation. 1-1 coaching with an experienced Careers Consultant to discuss your individual career pathway, job applications and interviews. The latest insights …

Finding work in your home country whilst in the UK (Wendi Wu now working for BP(China) provides advice)

1 What is your new job title: MI Analyst at BP in Shanghai 2 What companies have you previously gained employment with: Pingan Insurance in Shanghai Headquarters and PayPal. 3 What recruitment stages did you go through for the role at BP? It’s a very complicated recruitment process for BP Application (3 open questions) – …

Making the most of your Careers Service

By Teresa Corcoran, Postgraduate Careers Consultant, Nottingham University Business School This Blog was written for the Midlands International Group (a group of representatives from over 15 Midlands based university career services). The MIG have a specific focus on careers support for international students and graduates. In this blog I will explain how to make the …

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12 Postgraduate Careers Facts for Christmas!

In the countdown to the festive period we’d like to share our 12 Postgraduate Careers Facts for Christmas. You might just find there’s more to us than you think!……..   1) 18 years and still going strong The Postgraduate Careers Team provides a specialist careers service for MSc, MBA and PhD Business School students and …

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Increase your employability as a NUBS postgraduate student

Whether you already have lots of work experience or none at all, are aiming to start your own business, gain employment or go on to further study, there are a range of steps you can take to make the most of your MSc year. At Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) we run a weekly Accelerated …

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NUBS MSc students – Tips to get ahead with your career

By Teresa Corcoran, Postgraduate Careers Consultant. Attend and engage with your timetabled Accelerated Career Leader Programme This programme, which compliments your MSc course, is unique to postgraduate students in the Business School and means you gain access to support from your Postgraduate Careers Consultant on a weekly basis. We have something for every step of …

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Networking and Your Personal Brand

By Teresa Corcoran There is a lot of information out there about ensuring you network effectively. I want to present some of the issues international students may face and propose practical ways to overcome these difficulties. However, firstly I want to talk about the importance of “Personal Branding” in all your networking endeavours. Why Network? …

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The Magic of Networking

In this guest blog by Mohit Masand (MSc Business & Management) we hear about a recent alumni event in London which some of our students attended. A fantastic opportunity as part of the University’s initiative ‘Nottingham in the City’ saw a group of 20 students from the Business School, staff from the Postgraduate Careers Team …

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Is Your Network Working?

Great networking advice in this guest blog by Hildengard Allgaier (MBA 2012)  For the current generation of young professionals, careers no longer take a linear path.  Unless you have been working for the same company since college, the chances are that you have swapped employers or consulting jobs or that you even began your own …

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The Job Hunt: What I wish I had known…

In this blog alumna Liz Corbishley (MBA 2016) shares some valuable insights on the job hunting process. Yes the MBA is tough, but the difficult time is not over when you hand in the management project: it is just beginning. I am sure that is not what anyone wants to hear whilst they are mid-MBA, …

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