For many of us social media is now part of our daily lives and can be a useful tool when finding a job. A CareerBuilder survey found that 70% employers use social networking sites to research candidates during the hiring process; therefore it’s definitely worth thinking about whether you’re using it to its full capacity in your job search. […]
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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 […]
Many recruiters use social media for recruitment purposes and the most popular platform is LinkedIn. Some of the ways employers use social media include:
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Volunteering is good for you in so many different ways. We know that it can have a positive impact on wellbeing and our own research shows that students are more likely to feel part of LSE if they volunteer. But we also know how volunteering can improve your chances of getting a paid job!
Know what job you […]
What’s life like as a Parlimentary Intern? In this blog Charlotte Sharman, reflects on her experience working as an LSE Parliamentary Intern for Sajid Javid MP, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. Charlotte is studying for her MSc in Public Policy and Administration in the Department of Government and undertook an internship between November 2017 – March 2018.
The LSE Parliamentary […]
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I’m David and I’m the Volunteer Centre Manager, here at LSE. Our job is to help you find rewarding volunteering opportunities for causes you are passionate about, during your time at LSE.
We have a really diverse number of opportunities available to students and there are currently 180+ opportunities on LSE CareerHub, our online vacancy board. […]
We’ve often raved about one of our amazing charity partners, the Literacy Pirates, so we were delighted to find out that they had recruited an LSE alumni as one of the Volunteer Coordinators! Since completing her masters (MSc Gender, Media & Culture, 2016), Rosanna Hutchings has had a wealth of experience both in her career and her volunteering activities. […]