Your Career: Ace that job interview

After working on your CV, cover letter, LinkedIn profile and sending out (dozens? hundreds?) of applications, you will finally get a call or email to set up a time for an interview.   Getting an interview is an achievement in itself. Only a tiny proportion of applicants are selected for the interview stage: this means ...

Why you should always go for an internship

When we understand that reality is different from what we have imagined, we start seeing things clearly. That’s what happened to me. I am so punctual that I am always 15 minutes early to meetings – and if people aren’t at least 5 minutes early too, I believe they are late. I always make sure ...

Feel like being motivated, or inspired? It’s time for a TED Talk!

  I’m going to assume that you’re already aware of the world’s famous TED talks: it’s where individuals are summoned to come and give an eighteen minutes speech about something related to technology, entertainment, or design (TED). Admittedly, TED talks have silently transformed the way we behave, think and believe. Nevertheless, TED talks, education philosophies ...

Your Corner: From university to the formidable application process

   I’ve just graduated in Psychology from the University of Southampton, and during my summers volunteered as a teacher in China and a ranger on a game reserve in South Africa. After enjoying the many opportunities university presents, I’m looking forward to some new challenges in the world of work!   At university, I always strove ...