Friday, 11 December 2015

Global job, global application

So what is a global CV, or what makes a good global application, you may be asking?  Having a single CV that could be used for everything would be a dream, but to secure that dream global move requires thinking both globally and strategically. Measurement of technical abilities may be similar worldwide, but application information will be received differently, depending on the type of company, its global culture, their recruitment needs.  Resilience and versatility is required for the people they recruit.

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Top ten reasons for work experience

Balancing study and other opportunities at Uni can be challenging
but work experience can offer real career advantages
So, as an international student, you are here in the UK and you are probably thinking about your options that are available once your finish your course. But what about now? Have you thought about applying to some part-time employment alongside your studies or making the most of your spare time during your vacation periods?

Monday, 19 October 2015

Working for Admiral in the UK

Armin Kia discusses his journey to finding employment with Admiral Group plc.  Armin answers our questions.

'If you can find a job in the UK, your business language is probably fine. However, most of internationals are not as good in informal English.'

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Hunting for jobs?

In the last welcome week, we saw over 500 new international students who came from every walk of life. Many of them were enthusiastic about landing a job, but when it came to how to go about it, about 90% have no idea on how to get about doing so or have some idea but not entirely sure, while the 10% have some sort of basic idea of getting a job. We as International Student Ambassadors at Career Networks know that finding a job is though when you don’t have experience and that’s why you need to think differently.

So here are some tips when you job-hunt as a fresher: