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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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What the future of the job market means for the education industry

Wednesday, 27/09/2017 - 09:22

As students increasingly expect universities to prepare them for their professional lives, there is growing pressure on faculty heads to understand the current and future job market.Rising numbers of graduates, especially in India and China within...

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The value of work experience and career skills development for university students

Monday, 25/09/2017 - 09:53

Work experience and internships are not new methods for bolstering CVs and career planning. School and university students have long sought after placements, volunteer work and part-time jobs to introduce them to the professional world and help them...

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Your one-stop exam preparation survival guide

Thursday, 21/09/2017 - 09:53

Exam preparation is an inescapable part of education. And unlike assignments, which have a definite end, exam preparation and revision may seem like never-ending exercises that you can never do enough of. Many students feel the pressure to study for...

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Five common student stereotypes that you’ll find on campus

Tuesday, 19/09/2017 - 10:17

Stereotypes exist for a reason, it is said, and almost every subset of culture (from religious groups, sports clubs and countries to political parties and professions) has its own set of stereotypes. A university is made up of a collection of tribes...

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Education and Technology: What Differentiates Generation X from Millennial Students

Wednesday, 13/09/2017 - 09:36

Education and technology have changed considerably over the last 30 years, with the latter being a driving factor in sculpting how differently the students of the 80s (Generation X) experienced higher education compared to students today...

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Curriculum development: How much is a degree really worth?

Thursday, 07/09/2017 - 10:45

Education has changed more in the last few decades than it has done over the preceding centuries, with developing economies such as India being a prime example of this. Increased mobility, a growing middle class, competitive job markets and...

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The top factors that influence student satisfaction in universities

Wednesday, 30/08/2017 - 12:20
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Things you should never do on your first day at work

Monday, 28/08/2017 - 11:19

A while ago, we wrote a blog about what to expect from your first year of graduate work, how patience is required to commandeer the steep learning curve of a new job and the value of communication skills in making it through that tough first year....

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How career development programmes can enhance graduate employability

Wednesday, 23/08/2017 - 10:00

Graduate employment figures have long been the focus when it comes to determining how successfully universities prepare their alumni for life after graduation. But employment figures can be misleading when gauging whether the job market is actually...

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What career guidance at today’s universities should look like

Monday, 21/08/2017 - 05:01

No matter where your institution is based, career guidance is difficult to master. What worked even a few years ago won’t necessarily be relevant to what your students need today. This is because the job market is an increasingly competitive place....

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