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Discover the skills you actually need in business, according to employers

We’ve analysed over 700 keywords from the job specifications of 30 common business roles, across three popular job sites (Total Jobs, Indeed and Monster) to reveal exactly what employers are looking for from candidates. We’ve also highlighted skill similarities across different roles and industries to help you to understand your skill gap.

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How to answer challenging interview questions and land your dream job

Got yourself an interview for your dream job? Congratulations! Landing an interview is often the most difficult part of the whole job process, and now it’s your time to impress your interviewer. 

Digital HR: How tech is helping HR departments

You can see the impact of technology in businesses at all levels, from the kitchen to boardroom and everywhere in between. Of all places though, perhaps the most ideally positioned to implement changes is the Human Resources department. It’s a great proving ground to make use of the latest innovations in workplace technology, or organisational psychology. Here we’ve taken a look at some of the most effective and regularly seen improvements that companies are using.


2019

Discover the skills you actually need in business, according to employers

We’ve analysed over 700 keywords from the job specifications of 30 common business roles, across three popular job sites (Total Jobs, Indeed and Monster) to reveal exactly what employers are looking for from candidates. We’ve also highlighted skill similarities across different roles and industries to help you to understand your skill gap.

How to answer challenging interview questions and land your dream job

Got yourself an interview for your dream job? Congratulations! Landing an interview is often the most difficult part of the whole job process, and now it’s your time to impress your interviewer. 

2018

Digital HR: How tech is helping HR departments

You can see the impact of technology in businesses at all levels, from the kitchen to boardroom and everywhere in between. Of all places though, perhaps the most ideally positioned to implement changes is the Human Resources department. It’s a great proving ground to make use of the latest innovations in workplace technology, or organisational psychology. Here we’ve taken a look at some of the most effective and regularly seen improvements that companies are using.

Top 10 tips for job hunting graduates

You’ve worked your socks off for the last few years to get your qualification and now you want to start seeing money come into your account; you want to actually afford to eat food other than beans on toast. But before you can start earning (and stop living off your student loan), you’ve got one last hurdle… finding a job. So where to start? We asked CMI PR Manager Becca Davis for her ten top tips for job-hunting graduates.

Fashion or formalities? Lawyers can do both

Appearances, just like first impressions, matter wherever you go, and nowhere more so than in the legal industry. How can you get the balance right between style and seriousness?

Soft Skills Employers are Looking for in a Graduate

The graduate job market is becoming increasingly competitive, and simply having a degree is no longer enough to make you stand out from the crowd. Instead, employers are looking for a candidate with transferable soft skills that will enable you to adapt quickly to working life and slot into a team. 

How to impress at the National Law Fair

The University of Law is hosting the National Law Fair (NLF) at our Moorgate campus on Friday 22 June. This huge annual event gives law students a great opportunity to meet with exhibiting firms and recruiters from across the country and a range of legal areas. To find out how best to approach the fair, we asked ULaw’s Director of Employability John Watkins for some top tips on how to shine at the NLF.

CMI SAYS: PERFECTING YOUR PERSONAL BRANDING

The University of Law Business School is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and through this partnership we’re pleased to bring you a series of blog articles from the CMI on how to be the best business professional that you can be. We look forward to bringing you more great advice and insights from the CMI and our other Business School experts in the future, but for now...

2017

Aim High: Where a Business degree can take you

Business degrees are hands-down the most popular choices for undergraduate studies in the UK, and for good reason. It’s one of the most diverse and well-rounded fields of higher education out there, offering a vast array of transferable skills that can lead you into almost any industry. Here we’ve picked out some of the most common areas that business graduates go into after their studies.

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation Scheme

Exams are coming to an end and the summer is upon us, which means that firms around the country are about to welcome hundreds of law students onto their summer vacation schemes. Congratulations to you if you’re one of those students; be sure to get the most out of this excellent opportunity with our top tips on making this valuable work placement work for you.