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Research Guide: Workplace-Ready

This Guide provides post graduate students with the tips and tools necessary to successfully complete their research.

Helpful Articles

7 Tech Skills Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Needs

By Stephanie Lukins

Being an entrepreneur in today’s fast-paced world is complicated. With so many tactics, tools and techniques to consider when setting up for success – one thing that shouldn’t be overlooked is your skillset – and in this instance, we don’t mean your ‘essential’ or ‘soft’ skillset. We’re talking technical.

Let’s dive straight in and take a look at some of the most valuable technical skills you’re going to need as an aspiring entrepreneur.


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How Can Students Make Themselves ‘Work Ready’ at University?

By Chloe L

The 2020 Global University Employability Survey produced by HR consultancy Emerging, revealed that 28 percent of respondents believed that the purpose of university was to produce ‘ready-to work’ graduates.

But how can graduates ensure that they’re ready for the world of work and what are graduate employers looking for from graduates?

We spoke to four graduate employers about what they look for in a candidate when hiring and what they would like to see more students doing at university to prepare themselves for the workplace.

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Curriculum Vitae

Writing an effective academic CV.

Read this article by Elsevier on how to create a curriculum vitae that is compelling, well-organized and easy to read

Building Your ORCID Profile

See our guide on how to start out your ORCID profile.

What employers want

What skills will employers seek in graduates in future?

Read this University World News article for more.