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Using social media to build your personal brand

Your personal brand is your reputation – it’s what you’re known for and how people experience what you’re about. Social media is now part of career management so it’s important to think about how online tools can help develop your brand. Below are some tips on how you can achieve this with Twitter and LinkedIn, although many principles apply […]

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How employers use social media for recruitment

Many recruiters use social media for recruitment purposes and the most popular platform is LinkedIn. Some of the ways employers use social media include:
Brand management
Employers use social media to promote their brand and inform people what it is like to work for that organisation. This can be through their LinkedIn company page, YouTube or Facebook business page. Typical posts […]

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Media: getting in and getting on

Missed Careers in Creative Industries Week? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with spotlights on some of the events that took place across the week. This post – written by LSE Social Media Ambassador and BSc Environment and Development student, Hayli – covers a talk from the week on breaking into Media.
On 13 February LSE Careers was lucky enough […]

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Insider tips – social startup survival guide

If you ask anyone to name a social injustice that they felt strongly about, most people would come up with one straight away and it wouldn’t take long for them to start listing the reasons the problem exists as well as potential ways to overcome it.

Whether it’s youth unemployment, cuts to healthcare provisions, or gender inequality, everyone has a […]

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    Social Enterprises – what’s it like working for one of them?

Social Enterprises – what’s it like working for one of them?

Social Enterprises – everyone’s talking about them. Rarely a day goes by when you don’t see a new socially-motivated idea emerge on the high street, pop up on your Facebook wall or used as part of a political statement by many a leader. The number of social enterprises here in the UK and beyond has expanded dramatically over the […]

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Making the most of your work experience

“It’s not what you do, but the way that you do it and what you learn from it!” 

It may be a cliché, but to build your CV and enhance your confidence ready for your next career step, almost any work experience is going to be valuable, as long as you reflect on the skills that you have developed and try to […]

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    Chinese students – securing a job in China after graduation

Chinese students – securing a job in China after graduation

With a population of 1.4 billion, China plays an important and influential role in the global economy – and its graduate labour market plays a part in that.

There are many reasons why Chinese students with an international education are in demand in China. Employability in Focus, a 2019 report by the British Council, finds core advantages of you studying […]

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    INGOs and Think Tanks: “Demonstrate Engagement, Commitment and Expertise in your field of interest”

INGOs and Think Tanks: “Demonstrate Engagement, Commitment and Expertise in your field of interest”

Discover International Development is our programme of events to learn more about careers in development, and included many interesting talks and practical information about this interesting sector! In this blog we take a look at the key entry points into international NGOs and think tanks and provide essential tips for a career in these organisations. The path into INGOs […]

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Creative careers with an LSE degree

Being a student at LSE, you might be slightly overwhelmed by the amount of people you meet who are planning on going onto banking or consulting after their degree, and feel that’s it’s unavoidable that you have to do the same.

However, this career path is not inevitable just because you’ve studied with us. LSE students go on to do […]

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10 reasons to work for a smaller/newer organisation

Graduate jobs are usually associated with high-profile graduate schemes in huge corporations, however this doesn’t have to be the case. Small and medium enterprises, or SMEs as they are commonly known, are organisations with up to 250 staff and can be a great place to start your career for a huge number of reasons. We advertise a range of opportunities on […]

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