How I’m going to use my degree to achieve my career plans (Izzy)

Since the EU Referendum in 2016, I’ve had my head in every political and financial article I can find. To say I’ve enjoyed reading about the uncertainty since would be the wrong word…but it has intrigued me. Part of what has kept my interest after almost 3 years is the writing by financial and political…

My assessment centre experience (Georgie)

When applying for work placements and graduate jobs it is quite common to be invited to an assessment day with the company you have applied to. This is so that employers can get a better idea of whether you are the candidate for them. To prepare us for this experience the Manchester Fashion Institute recreates…

Preparing for job interviews (Toby)

In my last post, I guided you through the process of writing a CV and look at you now – I’m so proud. However, there is still much work to be done. It’s time for part two of this brutal process – preparing for an interview. (That gif was me applying for the job to…

Things I am doing to make myself more employable (Georgie)

As part of my course Fashion Promotion (BA Hons), and the same with many courses available at Manchester Metropolitan University, you can choose to do a placement year. For those who don’t know, this means that rather than going straight from 2nd year to final year of study, you spend the year working in a…

How to write a good CV (Toby)

Ahh writing a CV, the start of a VERY FUN process. But we both know that you want that job… Well lucky for you, I am here to help. Especially since everyone else in your life as soon as you mentioned CV probably did this: Now, not to brag, but I currently have two jobs…

My tips on writing a good CV (Alice)

We’ve all been there; the dreaded job search trying to find something that we’re at least a tiny bit remotely interested in. And then, you finally come across a job description and you think: I could do that! But the one big barrier that’s standing in the way between you and that job is the crippling thought of writing a CV.