Employers want it all

by Fiona Christie on December 17, 2010

At a recent Council for Industry and Higher Education (CIHE) conference, a major theme emerged; employers are moving away from the language of skills to the language of “expertise” which represents a blend of skills, attributes, qualities, knowledge, and experience. Something to bear in mind if you are job-hunting…pretty daunting really but a reality we […]


Summer Careers Fairs in Manchester:PhD Zone

by Tahira Majothi on May 6, 2010

 It’s that time of year again! This year’s summer careers fairs will be taking place in Manchester on the 16th & 17th June. Once again there will a dedicated careers zone for PhD graduates on Wednesday 16th June allowing you the opportunity to meet with a choice number of employers with prior experience of recruiting and working with […]


What's all the fuss about employability?

by Fiona Christie on April 27, 2009

Just before Easter the CBI and Universities UK produced a joint report Future fit – Preparing graduates for the World of work. Its key theme is about employability and to what extent graduates have the employability skills that businesses need. It does provide a really useful contribution to the employability agenda. The report defines Employability […]