9 Tips For Using Social Media In Your Job Hunt

Most of us use social media on a daily basis, but did you know that used strategically, social media can also be a great job search tool? Here are some tips to get you started. Develop a professional presence What do people find when they Google your name? This is something you need to look... Continue Reading →


Graduate Policy and Planning Officer Vacancy

The University of Stirling for a Graduate Policy and Planning Officer. An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Policy and Planning Officer to support the work of the team. The post-holder will learn about and contribute to a wide range of University activities by undertaking policy research and data analysis as required. The... Continue Reading →

Santander Internship Programme

The University is participating in the Santander Intern Programme, connecting talented graduates with some of the UK’s fastest growing, most exciting small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Santander is part-funding 3 Month internships for final year students and recent graduates. If you would like to kick-start-your career and build valuable experience fast, this is a great way... Continue Reading →

Graduate HR opportunity in Stirling…….

Nina, our Job Shop Manager here at the Careers Development Centre, has informed us in the GradClub Team, of this exciting HR opportunity: Employer United Closures and Plastics Ltd  Job title HR Assistant  Closing date 19/11/2012  Job description We are currently recruiting for an HR Assistant based at our manufacturing site in Bridge of Allan,... Continue Reading →

Large or small – which route suits you best?

Graduates may be tempted to go for large, well-know companies in their hunt for  a job; firms with an ample history and a solid reputation. This certainly has  its benefits: In general, large companies offer bigger starting salaries. They also offer extensive employee benefits such as health insurance, pension plans, on-site gyms and even company... Continue Reading →

Why you should have a mentor……..

According to many experts, everyone should have one! That is anyone who hopes to have a rewarding career. Mentoring relationships may be formal or informal and this relationship can start as early as in your undergraduate years. All is not lost however, if you have graduated and are looking at a particular career path and feel that... Continue Reading →

Graduate Placement Projects

Securing a graduate placement can be one way of kick-starting your career. A placement opportunity such as offered by Talent Scotland  can give you the chance to: get valuable ‘hands-on’ work experience prove yourself to an employer build your confidence make contacts in your chosen industry see whether a particular role or organisation is right... Continue Reading →

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