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
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)
Thinking about a career in medicine outside the lab? Have you thought about how your knowledge, attributes, skills and experiences, could apply to the path of a medical writer? If so… then Leon’s case study is one you don’t want to miss!… More From lab scientist to a career in medical writing: KCL alumnus Leon’s story
Today we’re exploring a fantastic opportunity for law students and graduates. The Future Legal Mind Award 2021 is open for submissions. The essay-based opportunity helps the brightest legal minds build success and start their career in law. … More Opportunity alert: 2021 Future Legal Mind Award is looking for essayists!
We’re taking a look at how university students can stay focused on your career journey while keeping expectations realistic. How do you set goals for a career journey? How do you manage your career learning at the same time as living a busy university life? Read on!… More 5 REALISTIC ways to stay focused on your career goals during university
After a recent blog on toxic productivity and how to work on your career in a healthy way, today we’re diving deeper into feelings that might hinder our early career planning. Feeling worried or anxious about the prospect of your next steps after University is something that happens to many of us – but it’s never too late to start your discovery. … More Anxious about career planning? You are not alone!
Your personal brand is in essence who you are – with a bit of marketing flare! But how can we take our personal brand to the next level? In this blog, we unpack some useful perspectives about how to market yourself and how to keep your digital first impression in check!… More Want to take your personal brand to the next level?
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
What is toxic productivity? Today we unpack what productivity and building success for your career look like in the age of Covid-19. Let’s ditch the toxic expectations about productivity, and replace them with some empathy and attainable goals!… More Toxic productivity vs. healthy steps on your career journey
Interested in a career in teaching? Today, we’re highlighting a useful web resource from the Department of Education, all about starting your career in teaching & education!… More Thinking about a career in teaching? Let’s get into it!