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Karen Glen

Karen Glen is a qualified teacher, a senior leader from the pharmaceutical industry and latterly head of careers at Skills Development Scotland (a Scottish Government Agency).
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Careers and Employability: Using a career plan to achieve your dreams

Monday, 08/04/2019 - 10:23

If you’re concerned about careers and employability, you’re not alone. Making a decision about what you want to do with your life post-studying is very important – some people know exactly what they want to achieve throughout their careers (and...

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How your faculty needs to evolve to keep up with education industry trends

Tuesday, 02/04/2019 - 11:21

India’s higher education landscape is undergoing a period of profound change in response to its key education challenges: low enrollment, poor quality of education standards and a disconnect between the supply of and demand for education. These...

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How To Get Your University Higher Up In The League Table

Monday, 25/03/2019 - 03:30

Spring time heralds the release of another round of university league table rankings. While the top three spots are often awarded to the the usual suspects, it’s incredible to see how institutions that began life as polytechnics have risen up the...

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The most commonly asked questions by graduates for career guidance

Monday, 04/02/2019 - 10:45

 

Launching into a new career is a bit like travelling into unchartered territory. You might have a rough idea about the lay of the land, but when it comes to walking the path itself,  you’re pretty much going in blind. The best strategy is to...

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Why Your School Needs Career Skills Programmes

Tuesday, 18/12/2018 - 11:13

Once your students have finished their Highers and are released from under your auspices, it’s time for them to face the ‘real world’. This will be an exciting and daunting time for them. The thrill of adult life beckons, but with it comes the...

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Interview tips: Four Cringe-Worthy Interview Nightmares to Avoid

Wednesday, 14/11/2018 - 01:17

Going for a job interview probably doesn’t appear on many bucket lists—and it’s a rare person indeed who enjoys being quizzed and questioned by a panel of unfamiliar faces. As intimidating as interviews can be, they’re still going to be an...

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Student Empowerment: Achieving Success Once You Graduate

Tuesday, 13/11/2018 - 09:53

What comes to mind when you think of student empowerment? Perhaps it’s student protests or high-flying scholars making news headlines for inventing life-changing new technology. Both are great examples of students using their power to facilitate...

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Employment skills: Five ways to enhance student employability (Part 2)

Friday, 02/11/2018 - 09:48

 

Enhancing student employment skills and employability has become (and will continue to be) a core objective for universities around the world. Education and employment will no longer be seen as two distinct functions or phases of a young...

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Correlation between university rankings and partnerships, and its impact on human capital attraction

Friday, 26/10/2018 - 08:38

 

Academia and education have always operated distinctly from business, government bodies and industry. As far as all parties were concerned, each had their own objectives and modus operandi that precluded the need to collaborate (except when...

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How to ensure you attract the right talent to your institution

Friday, 19/10/2018 - 05:57

 

As we iterate in our blog about league table rankings, attracting the right talent to your university is an important part of ensuring your institution ranks as highly as possible. Attracting the right talent means higher completion rates,...

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