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Welcome to our all new Careers blog

Hi and welcome to the all new Career and Skills Development Service blog. Well, I say new, it’s been up and running for a few weeks now but we know this may be the first time you’ve had a chance to look. It also means we’ve already been able to start creating a wealth of careers related posts for you to get started with. So join us in the new term of 2013-2014 for regular bite sized careers information including…

  • Employers opinions and perspectives
  • Upcoming careers events
  • Applications and assessment hints and tips
  • How to get support for your own career ambitions
  • Much more..!

You can subscribe and receive new posts automatically. And you can join the conversation as well. We’d really love your comments.

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Career blogging all over the world

Well, as far as America that is. Yes, if you look to the right of our blog home page you’ll find an item called the Blogroll. “What is it?” you may ask. Simply put it’s a list of blogs written by other people about all things to do with careers, employability skills and job finding which are as insightful, engaging and informative as we like to think our own blog is. We just thought we’d share them with you as well.

You might in particular want to check out the Widening Participation blog and a recent item on a City University London student who has used their time working for the Widening Participation team to add to their employability skill set whilst really making a difference to a young person’s life. Read Asiya’s story here. And if you’d like to get involved yourself in the activities that the Widening Participation team are running email wpteam@city.ac.uk to find out how it works.