Startup or Corporate? Tips for the intrepid graduate (2/2)

To startup, or not to startup. That is the question… again! In the second part of the blog series, guest blogger Adrienne from Arctic Lake discuss some more things to keep in mind to maximise your probability of success in either startup or corporate life… and minimise the potential for heartache. Startups are great, but… More Startup or Corporate? Tips for the intrepid graduate (2/2)

Startup or Corporate? Tips for the intrepid graduate (1/2)

To startup, or not to startup. That is the question.  And it’s an easy choice if you ask guest blogger Adrienne Gauldie at Arctic Lake – startup all the way!  But, there are some things to keep in mind to maximise your probability of success and minimise the potential for heartache. You’ve almost made it. … More Startup or Corporate? Tips for the intrepid graduate (1/2)

Three steps to describing your mitigating circumstances with confidence (Part 2)

In our previous blog, we explored the topic of disclosure and debunked myths about being open to a potential employer about your personal circumstances that may have affected your CV – but certainly not your potential! Today, let’s explore 3 example-based tips on describing gaps in your CV in a positive way.… More Three steps to describing your mitigating circumstances with confidence (Part 2)

Disability confidence beyond the application process: explaining mitigating circumstances (Part 1)

In this blog, we discuss how you can talk about your disability with an employer. You might want to explain how you have developed strengths and skills that will be useful in the workplace, explain mitigating circumstances like lack of work experience or grades that don’t reflect your abilities, in a way that helps the employer make reasonable adjustments – or helps you be open because it’s an important part of your identity.… More Disability confidence beyond the application process: explaining mitigating circumstances (Part 1)

“I’m struggling to see success!” Finding meaning in your Covid-19 university experience

With the technology challenges, distance learning and not getting to meet your new university friends, you might be reflecting on the Autumn term with mixed feelings. But can you also see your many successes? Seeing success during hard times is a skill you can learn, both to help your studies and career journey.… More “I’m struggling to see success!” Finding meaning in your Covid-19 university experience

Create your own work experience: tips for entering the video industry without placement experience

Today we’re talking about how students can get creative about work experience in the film and video sector – it doesn’t always need to be through a placement. How can students present university coursework and passion projects in a professional context? Find out here!… More Create your own work experience: tips for entering the video industry without placement experience

Hustle culture at university vs. how to be engaged in careers without the pressure

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

Wellbeing first: how to change your mindset about careers during university

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

Event alert! Navigating Race & Identity In Your Career: Professionals share their experiences

From constant rejections for roles you are overqualified for to feeling out of place in the office, navigating through your career as black, Asian or ethnic minority can be quite a task. Join our upcoming event to reflect: how do we overcome these barriers?… More Event alert! Navigating Race & Identity In Your Career: Professionals share their experiences