I have always been fascinated by how much you get from attending networking events. I believe that stepping out of your comfort zone and choosing to spend your time meeting new people, listening to new perspectives and different stories brings a fresh outlook in your own life… Continue reading The Magic of Networking
Stuttering affects approximately 68 million people in the world, but do we ever stop and think about how a stutter will affect someone in and around the world of work? Continue reading Stuttering. The speech stopper. The verbal blockade.
Ella has just finished her undergraduate placement year – here are here reflections: “After completing over a year working at Johnson and Johnson on placement I can honestly say it has been one of the best experiences that I have ever had. The year has allowed me to experience what it’s like to work within a global company and see the many different aspects that … Continue reading The many different jobs in finance
Aoife, an Accounting and Finance undergraduate, considers her year in industry: “I did not really know what to expect when I started my placement. I had not worked in an office environment before and even after reading about the role, it is hard to know what to expect when you have never worked in finance. Being the first student in the role meant my job … Continue reading A well-rounded experience
Ben, an Accounting and Finance undergraduate, has just spent a year working in Media: “I spent my amazing placement year working in the financial division at CNN International based in London. I was given the rare opportunity to view how a global company, with a reach of almost 2 billion people and covering more than 200 countries around the world, operates in such turbulent financial … Continue reading Implementing knowledge into real world scenarios.
Claudia is a Business and Management undergraduate, who has just completed her year-long placement: “The purpose of my placement year was to gain professional experience to support my degree, learn more about my abilities, and find a preferred role and industry. In February 2016, I accepted a role at Kindred RM, a start-up offering a SaaS based extension to the publishers of existing websites to … Continue reading My placement year working for a start-up: juggling various roles
Jay, a BA Business and Management student, looks back on his placement year: “On my placement, I spent a year working for ‘Mitsubishi Motors in the UK’ as a Sales Analyst & Planner. I really enjoyed my year as it allowed me to gain freedom from the normal academic structure and produce work towards a collaborative goal. I appreciated the level of responsibility I was … Continue reading The Colt Car Company