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References vs. Letters of Recommendation

As you apply for jobs, you will most assuredly be asked for letters of recommendation or references at some point. I find that there is a lot of confusion in understanding how these two things are different so I want to clear that up. 1,140 more words

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Available now - grad scheme directories

Times Top 100, Prospects Student Career Guide and Guardian Top 300 – all shiny, appealing and ready for you to pick up at the Careers Service – so which one to choose? 322 more words

Graduate Job Market

sbird1 reblogged this on UoE Physics Careers Blog and commented:

These are good for identifying some, larger organisations interested in recruiting physicists. Not all employers advertise this way though so if you don't find what you are looking for, don't worry. There are different strategies you can use. Start with our advice on finding graduate jobs.


No one really tells you about the job hunting phase. I am not talking about the seemingly never ending process of reading job descriptions and targeting your resume to the specific position. 843 more words


There's Hope for Sheep!

I first noticed articles by Liz Ryan on LinkedIn, and I loved how informative and entertaining they were.  Liz writes articles about making a workplace more comfortable and also describes a different approach to the job search instead of the “sheepie job-seeker” traditional method . 406 more words


Students and graduates: Why use professional networks?

Finding a job in line with your studies is something you might not start thinking about until university is over, and when you do, the first thing you will probably do is type “graduate jobs” into Google and trawl through the jobs on offer. 597 more words


What do you do if someone hasn't emailed you back?

You spent several minutes crafting the perfect email to your mentor, the firm you interviewed with requesting an update, a Notre Dame alumnus, your professor, a lawyer you want to meet, you name it, it has been a week, and they haven’t gotten back to you. 477 more words

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The Department of Justice Program is Today

Are you interested in working for the DOJ either during the summer or after graduation? Do you want to know more about what working for the federal government is like? 118 more words

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