This post is about the work placement element of your degree, also known as a ‘sandwich year’. It can be a tough decision for many people and finding one can also be challenging. So we’ve put a few pointers below to help you decide and how to find one.

Work experience placements continue to be the best action you can take to improve your employability and enhance your CV. However finding one can prove difficult, especially when many companies require experience before they will even give you experience. So we’ve compiled a few handy tips below on ways you can find work experience.

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network making it the perfect place to connect with industry experts and start to build your own network. Having a strong CV is great, but you also need a professional online presence. Many recruiters now say they also check a candidates LinkedIn profile so creating a strong profile and using it to its full potential has never been more important.

Starting a blog at uni is one of the best things you can do. There are so many benefits and it’s a really great way to develop your writing and creative skills. Not to mention a really easy way to enhance your CV and impress employers. So we’ve put together a quick guide on how to start your blog.