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Working while studying

Working while studying

Monday 12 November 2018Careers and Jobs

Working while studying. If you want to self-fund your Masters and avoid postgraduate debt, full-time work and part-time study is a viable option. Working while studying can be financially and professionally beneficial, but balancing earning and learning is difficult. Getting the best from postgraduate study requires resilience, good time management, genuine enthusiasm for your course and dedication to see it through to its conclusion. To succeed, you must implement routines and plan each day in advance. Most importantly, you must have open and honest conversations with your employer and potential course leader before applying for postgraduate study, as this will make the arrangement run more smoothly. Discuss study timetables and working hours, and be clear that you’ll need to amend each accordingly.

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Job hunting and social media

Job hunting and social media

Thursday 19 April 2018Careers and Jobs

Using online platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn to create profiles and engage in networking is an effective way to impress employers and boost your chances of landing a job With High Fliers' The Graduate Market in 2017 report confirming that graduate recruiters continued to increase their use of social media during 2016/17, there are no excuses not to be well-connected - as you could end up losing out on opportunities. Googling yourself and seeing what comes up in the search is a good place to start, suggests Rachel Basger, graduate talent manager at The Hut Group. 'Lots of employers are using social media to advertise roles, target potential employees and check out applicants.'

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