We all deal with mental health struggles sometimes, and careers planning alone can cause feelings of anxiety or stress. Whether you are just starting to think about careers, changing your mind along the way, or ready to take your next steps, we are here to support you. In today’s blog, Career Consultant Sue talks tough conversations – and King’s Careers’ commitment to taking a positive and supportive approach to mental health.… More You’re not alone: How to talk about anxiety, stress and mental health at a Careers Guidance Appointment
In the middle of assignments, dissertations, proposals and exams (we’re not even mentioning the pandemic), preparing diligently for your next career steps might not be on top of your long to-do list. In this blog, you’ll learn how you can keep on track with industries and build your career planning confidence with the time you have at the moment: checking out the 5 minimal-commitment steps to a BIG impact!… More Keeping up with the Industries: 5 minimal-commitment career hacks for a busy spring term schedule
In celebration of our new learning Pathway How to Talk to Employers, to help students gain confidence and prepare for employer interactions, we spoke with a Grad Recruiter to demystify the experience of talking with employers at career festivals. When they talk to King’s students, what do employers think about? What is their role in the situation? What can students do to feel less nervous? Find out here!… More The other side of virtual networking: What’s it like from an employer’s perspective?
Feeling unsure about your Easter or Summer plans? Or maybe a bit overwhelmed about the best ways to develop your employability during your degree? Wherever you go, people may have different advice to give. In this blog, we’ll discuss the skill of critical thinking to help you feel confident and how you can choose the right step for you. … More What is ‘critical thinking’ and how can I apply it to finding work experience?
We’re excited to dive into a new series: stories of King’s community via its staff networks. Today, KCL alumna and King’s Sustainability Officer Alexandra talks about her career journey so far, what she values in staff networks, and why it’s useful for students to know about workplace communities!… More Stories from King’s staff networks: KCL alumna and Sustainability Officer Alexandra’s passion grew into a career
Today we’re talking about those invisible pressures that students face in university. What is hustle culture, and how can students avoid the pressure of thinking about your future on top of an already demanding academic year? Read on to find out our tips!… More Hustle culture at university vs. how to be engaged in careers without the pressure
Happy Wellbeing Week! Taking care of our mental and physical wellbeing is really important and support with this during University might come from areas you have not thought about before. Read on to discover how engaging with King’s Careers & Employability can make a difference to your wellbeing now.… More Wellbeing first: how to change your mindset about careers during university
Whether you’re starting your study journey at King’s in September, or whether you’re a returning student, King’s has a great amount of support available to our diverse and proud community of LGBTQ+ students.… More Being proud at King’s: LGBTQ+ communities, career resources and support
Virtual networking is a great way to gain career inspo, industry insights and new connections. Here are our tips for how to start simply and focus on what matters with virtual networking.… More Get started with virtual networking using LinkedIn #MyNextSteps