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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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Four ways to enhance student employment skills (Part 1)

Friday, 12/10/2018 - 05:32

This is the first in a series of blogs offering tips on how to ensure that your students develop the employment skills they need to thrive after university. Employment skills, or employability, are the set of attributes necessary to attract and...

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The importance of networking: University partnerships and why they're beneficial

Friday, 05/10/2018 - 08:47

Few would deny the importance of networking, whether it’s for students establishing the beginnings of a professional network, seasoned professionals enhancing theirs, or institutions seeking to expand their teaching and research scope. The...

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Job-Related Skills: How To Ace That Job Application

Friday, 28/09/2018 - 09:05

Applying for jobs is a full-time job. It involves trawling job websites on a daily basis to spot hot opportunities as soon as they’re posted, as well as hours spent researching job roles, industries and organisations, and networking with...

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Then vs now: How today’s job market differs to that of your parents

Thursday, 20/09/2018 - 10:41

How different do you think applying for jobs is today compared to when your parents were sending off CVs in the hope of securing their first post-uni jobs? Surely not that much has changed in the last few decades when it comes to job applications?...

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What are soft skills and why do you need them?

Friday, 14/09/2018 - 03:23

What do you think it takes to land yourself a killer job after uni? A degree from a good university? Relevant work experience? Evidence that you’ve participated in plenty of extra curricular activities? All these factors might be necessary and...

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Interview skills quiz: How ready for that interview are you really?

Friday, 07/09/2018 - 03:58

Job interviews can be some of the most nerve-wracking experiences we have to go through in our careers. Whether it’s an interview for a Saturday job at the local cafe or the second round of interviews for your first graduate job, if you’re going to...

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How our career planning programme is tailored to any vocation

Friday, 17/08/2018 - 04:50

Curriculo’s Industry Engagement Programme (IEP) is a career planning programme that has been sculpted around what employers are looking for in graduates today. Far too many young people leave education without being prepared for—or armed with...

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What NOT to do when career planning for your future

Friday, 10/08/2018 - 03:05

You’ve probably realised by now that finding a decent graduate job is not always an easy task. Graduates are competing not only with local job applicants, but those from abroad too, and sometimes have to opt for jobs that don’t even require a...

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