Careers & Employability Announcement – Web Service

Careers and Employability at DMU are pleased to announce that they have launched their new Careers and Employability web pages. These webpages have been designed to help current students, graduates and alumni.  The design is such that the pages can help you no matter what stage you are at. Whether you have a clear idea…

Common Interview Problems

Interviews can be daunting. Sometimes, despite doing your best to research the company and the role beforehand, you can still find yourself in a tricky situation on the day. Here are some top tips on how to deal with problems that may arise: You don’t know the answer to a question You may not be able…

Preparation For Interviews

Panic – that’s what most of us do as soon as we’re given an interview for something we really want. Handling the finer details prior to your interview can make all the difference. It can help you stay calm and confident. Here are some tips to tell you how. First, preparation and research are key to a…

Assessment Day Cheat Sheet – Marketing

There are 482,000 advertising and marketing jobs in the UK creative economy, with a predicted 70,000 new advertising related jobs predicted by 2019. Despite this, marketing graduates are finding it increasingly difficult to secure a marketing job in the ever-competitive environment. Following two successful candidates journey’s through the Victoria Plumb graduate interview process, we have…

How you really sound in job interviews [Video]

Watch this intensely squirmy video to discover why you aren’t getting hired—and what you can do about it. You may have thought you were brilliantly outlining all the reasons you were the perfect candidate for a job in your last interview, but what the HR rep heard was you mumbling something about revenue… synergy…and elevators?!…

DMU Travel Bursary

Need financial help getting to job interviews? Do you need financial help getting to job or further study interviews? Then why not apply for a DMU Travel Bursary? As part of our commitment to employability, you could receive up to £150 per academic year to travel to job/internship/placement/further study interviews and/or assessments. You can claim…

Gentlemen workwear

Gentlemen’s workwear basics

From experience we know that when you start your first job, internship or placement, one of the challenges is getting used to working in an office environment and creating your office wardrobe. That’s why we have created a style board for you to draw inspiration from for creating your own workwear wardrobe. Have you already completed…