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How to smash your next interview – Bossing It

How to smash your next interview – Bossing It

Posted on 27 October 2023 by Alumni team

Amazing – you’ve been offered an interview for an exciting new role, but what next!? Sometimes anticipating an interview can feel daunting, but with the right preparation you can rest assured that you’ll be able to tackle it with confidence. We spoke to some of our wonderful alumni who have shared their top tips on how to smash your next interview. 

The power of transferable skills – Bossing It

The power of transferable skills – Bossing It

Posted on 27 June 2023 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

Developing transferable skills can be invaluable to your progression, whether gained through volunteering, personal experience or through your university studies. We spoke to members of our incredible alumni community who have shared their wisdom on how these skills can benefit you when starting out on your career path.

Women in leadership – Bossing It

Women in leadership – Bossing It

Posted on 28 April 2023 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

We recently spoke to some of our successful women leaders from the Cardiff University alumni community. They shared a piece of advice they would give to their younger self in the latest edition of our Bossing It series.

Taking a career break – Bossing It

Taking a career break – Bossing It

Posted on 24 January 2023 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

Taking a career break is something many of us will do in our lives and it’s something to take pride in. There are many reasons for taking a career break - whether it’s to develop your professional skills, take time out to spend with family, or simply to seize new experiences. We spoke to some of our alumni community who have shared their advice on the benefits of a career break, and how to get the most from your time out.

The start-up learning curve – Bossing It

The start-up learning curve – Bossing It

Posted on 22 November 2022 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

Setting up a business from scratch can be challenging, so learning from your own journey as well as others can be crucial in ensuring your venture is a success. We spoke to some of our clued-up alumni who have shared their advice on getting your start-up off the ground.

Changing lanes in your career – Bossing It

Changing lanes in your career – Bossing It

Posted on 30 September 2022 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

Making a career change can be a daunting prospect, but also incredibly rewarding. We spoke to some of our alumni who have successfully taken a leap of faith to a totally new career path.

Tooting your own horn – Bossing It

Tooting your own horn – Bossing It

Posted on 29 July 2022 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

We’ve spoken to some of our successful graduates who have provided their top tips on why it’s a positive thing to ‘Toot your own horn’!

Get your foot in the door – Bossing It

Get your foot in the door – Bossing It

Posted on 23 May 2022 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

Starting out in the ‘real world’ after graduating can seem daunting, and finding (and securing) that perfect job, like an impossible task. We’ve spoken to Cardiff alumni who hit the ground running in carving out their career paths as recent graduates. Here are their top tips for getting your foot in the door...

Your path to career confidence – Bossing It

Your path to career confidence – Bossing It

Posted on 24 March 2022 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

In today’s competitive job market and fast-paced world, having self-belief is more important than ever. It can often feel like colleagues, peers, and those we admire from our industries have it in spades, but is that really true? We spoke to some of our successful alumni about career confidence and asked them to share their tips and tricks for feeling fearless and being bold in your career.

Top tips for refreshing your CV – Bossing It

Top tips for refreshing your CV – Bossing It

Posted on 26 January 2022 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

Whether you’re starting a CV from scratch or revitalising your old one, Cardiff University alumni are here to help. Find out what our experts in the field of recruitment and HR recommend for creating an eye-catching CV in today’s competitive world.

Finding your way in the world of freelancing – Bossing It

Finding your way in the world of freelancing – Bossing It

Posted on 23 November 2021 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

Taking the leap to become a freelancer can be daunting, maybe even downright terrifying. If you’re ready to take the plunge but don’t know where to start, we’ve got you covered with this guide of top tips from Cardiff University’s alumni community.

Starting a podcast: top tips from the pros – Bossing It

Starting a podcast: top tips from the pros – Bossing It

Posted on 21 September 2021 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

Podcasting is everywhere these days, with individuals and businesses alike creating audio edibles for listeners to eat up while on their commute, daily walk, or doing chores. Cardiff University alumni have (of course) jumped straight in, setting up their own successful podcasts and sharing what they’re passionate about with the world. How did they do it? Well, we picked their brains to find out...