Hull Uni Careers Blog

Useful stuff for Hull students, graduates and employers


Not working? Try networking


  It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. What do you reckon?   Do people tell you that networking is a great thing to do?   Why do they keep doing that?! Networking is about making connections and building enduring, mutually beneficial relationships.  It can be a powerful tool, introducing you to a world… Read More

Balloon Kenya (part three)


In her final blog post, Natalie French (BA Social Work student) reflects on friendships formed during her time in Kenya and what she has learned from her six week enterprise placement. Through this placement, I have had the opportunity to experience Kenya, meet new people and understand how individuals live within Kenyan culture.  It has… Read More

Using LinkedIn for jobs


Social media has become an important method of establishing networks and generating work opportunities.  LinkedIn markets itself as ‘the world’s largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries, including executives from all Fortune 500 companies.  Increasingly, companies are using LinkedIn to search for potential candidates and to advertise vacancies. Building a professional… Read More