Careers Blog

Prime Minister Announces £20 million Institute of Coding

Friday 9th February 2018

The digital skills shortage is well publicised and the initiative to create an Institute of Coding to address the UK's digital skills gap, is welcomed. The Government's £20 million investment will be matched by a…

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Making the Most of Everyone's Skills and Talents

Wednesday 6th December 2017

The Government's new Careers Strategy has just been published and it's good to see a renewed commitment to improving the quality and availability of careers advice for…

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Work Experience - Model Approaches

Friday 24th November 2017
Breda Nuttall

Work Experience - Model Approaches! A student once came to me concerned that she couldn't find any work experience in publishing. "Who have you approached?" I asked. From her response it was clear that she had been…

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Kings College Careers Advisers Conference Nov 2017

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Kings College Careers Adviser Conference Nov 2017 Attending the annual Kings College Careers Adviser Conference is always worthwhile. There's so much of interest, from learning about Multi, Mini Interviews (MMIs) for medical degrees, to being treated to a…

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A Focus on Employability at Jobs Expo Dublin Oct 2017

Tuesday 31st October 2017
Breda Nuttall

It was great to be a part of the hugely successful Jobs Expo in Dublin's Croke Park on Saturday 21st October. Attended by many major Irish employers, it attracted a vast array of job seekers and job changers (nationals and non -nationals) keen to receive advice…

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KPMG 360° Apprenticeship Programmes

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Yesterday, one of my former students started his 360° School Leaver Programme at KPMG. A Higher Apprenticeship, this rotational programme allows successful applicants the opportunity to experience different areas…

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