Whittaker’s has just launched their latest creation – a blend of the Kiwi classic K Bar and chocolate. Perhaps this is a reflection of changing times – once all you needed were hard skills which allowed you to gnaw away on the original tooth-breaking bar, but now you require a combination of both the soft […]

On a daily basis we keep hearing that the world of work is changing. This is something everyone agrees with, however how to best prepare for the fast changing world of work raises a diverse range of views!  The problem is that even as I write this, a new job is created.  How do you […]

If you are looking for an internship or graduate role, don’t underestimate the importance of basic computer skills. By this I mean the Microsoft Office suite of programs: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint in particular; programs like Access, Visio and Publisher would be a plus. These days computer literacy is a given and obtaining at […]

In our team meeting today we talked about reflection and how could we encourage students to reflect on what they are learning in class as well as in their work and personal lives. Why should we help students to reflect though? As a mature student and someone who has been in the workforce for nearly […]

Graduation may seem a long way off if you are in your early years at university. Yet the recruiting process for many internship and graduate positions starts earlier than you may think. It will help enormously if you are prepared and have a good understanding of the skills you require for certain jobs. You can […]