Tag: employment

Hot-desking and social learning

Everyone likes to work, study, and relax differently but most people need access to a computer of some sort.  Particularly at busy times, we find desktops and chairs littered with bags so other people cannot work there makes life difficult for

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New business database – COBRA: complete business reference adviser

Welcome to a new business database.  COBRA is here to stay following a successful trial earlier this year. It is especially useful for any student who is thinking of setting up a small business or is looking for career guidance

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Tales from a student law database representative

Our student Westlaw representative, Mitchell Durrant, whom some of you may remember training you to qualify for certification using this premium legal database recently made a successful presentation to the Westlaw AGM at Thomson Reuters headquarters in Canary Wharf.  It

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Student Assistant job vacancies now closed for 2015/16

We have now short-listed potential Student Assistants for this academic year (2015/16).  Interview will be held soon.  We would like to thank everyone who applied.  Anyone who has been unsuccessful in getting an interview is welcome to apply again next year.

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DCQE Learning and Teaching Conference returns

Calling all academic staff – don’t miss the 2015 Annual Learning and Teaching Conference on Tuesday, 23rd June!  This year’s theme is ‘Developing and Implementing Career Enhancing Activities’. Spend the day learning how to develop offers of placements, exchanges, enterprise, volunteering and work-based learning.

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Feeling smug

According to The Independent the three most desirable jobs in Britain are author, librarian and academic. I guess we’re doing pretty well working in an academic library, and stretching the point somewhat, you could say that writing for the blog

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Economist.com

You can find Economist.com through the library catalogue or by selecting the My Subject tab on our home page and then browsing some of the Business School pages where you will also find lots of other recommended resources. Once you

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Business website of the fortnight 27/05/14

Eurofound is a tripartite European Union Agency, providing knowledge to assist in the development of social and work-related policies. This is a useful website for students studying economics, human resources and international business. Law students may also find relevant information

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SummerFest starts on 13 May at Purple Door

Starting on Tuesday, 13 May with a Get That Job Carousel Day and continuing over the summer until 31 August, SummerFest14 is a series of events workshops, courses and opportunities to help you to get the job you want or

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Rights for Interns

Internships have been in the news quite a bit lately as they are a popular way for students and graduates to gain work experience in their chosen field. However, it is important to know your rights if you are taking

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