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LinkedIn: The recruiter’s perspective

We talk a lot about the value of LinkedIn, and the range of ways it can be useful for you as a student or recent graduate. In this video, produced by Sheffield Hallam’s IPD for the ConnectedU project (funded by the Higher Education Academy), Professional Headhunter James Craven, of recruitment firm Sagar Wright, outlines why having a professional presence on LinkedIn is increasingly valuable and the key things to consider when building your profile.

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Expo13: Make the most of it!

Are you an Arts or PVAC student?

Unsure as to where you degree could lead?

Starting to think about your options after university and feeling a little overwhelmed by the vast amount of careers on offer?


Put Wednesday 13th November in your diary because Expo13 is a careers day aimed directly at you! Continue reading

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Exclusive employer insights in 10 minutes

Our current graduate intern, Jenny Wetherill, provides you with some tips on using the advanced features of our exclusive vacancy, events and employer database.

As you may know the Careers Centre has an exclusive online vacancy site for University of Leeds students and graduates.  The site advertises graduate jobs, work experience and funded postgraduate opportunities as well our exclusive employer events.

But this amazing resource isn’t just for advertising opportunities for all levels and disciplines; it also contains insightful information on those employers who are interested in the talented pool of students Leeds has to offer.

The valuable information found on the system has been collected from years of interactions Continue reading


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