University of the west of England

How UWE is embedding employability into the curriculum

The University of the West of England has been using Career Centre’s Career Pulse and Programme Manager tools to support them in embedding employability throughout the curriculum. Other activities to support this include: Using an Enhancement Framework (embedding graduate attributes), incorporating the DOTS Model, to enable students to successfully prepare for the world of work…

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Abintegro CV360 tool

Abintegro launches revolutionary AI CV review tool

Abintegro is delighted to announce the launch of our latest innovation, CV360, a CV review tool set to revolutionalise the standard of CVs for students and those seeking employment. Ideal for academic institutions, HR services and outplacement companies, this AI product enables clients to easily and effectively scale up the delivery of personalised, high-quality CV…

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Abintegro webinar

How companies are using the Abintegro platform

Companies of all sizes use Abintegro in a variety of ways to meet specific employee development needs – from compliance training and showcasing career journeys, to developing custom onboarding programmes and creating a one-stop-shop for career development and support. This webinar will walk you through a number of ways companies are maximising the value of…

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Permanent Tsb

Using Abintegro to launch Career Families

Permanent Tsb selected Abintegro’s Career Platform service to launch its Career Families and align them with PTSB business’s Core Competencies. “ Abintegro is a great company to work with, particularly because the project was a lot quicker than expected. Two years on, employee engagement is still strong. We definitely recommend Abintegro to other companies.”

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Business planning

Top tips for taking initiative at work

‘Proactive’, ‘can-do attitude’, ‘self-starter’: you’ve probably come across these words and phrases in more than one job description. They’re all about showing initiative. But what does that really mean? Showing initiative is showing a willingness to get things done and take responsibility. In the workplace, someone with initiative might: pre-empt what might happen and take sensible, productive action…

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job search

8 tips to speed up your job search

Has your job hunt not been yielding the results you’d like? Or are things moving at a slower pace than you’d hoped? If so, it might be time to re-evaluate how you’ve been approaching your search so far. Looking for work can be time-consuming, but putting in the hours will eventually pay off. The half-hearted…

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Nottingham Trent University Case Study

How Nottingham Trent University increased student activities by 66%

Nottingham Trent University has increased overall student engagement with their Career Centre by increasing e-learning resources, expanding their award offering and improving award administration and validation. Activities have included the following: Single sign-on that integrates with graduate sign-on Implementation of a landing page for their Acceler8 and employability awards Implementation of award-specific mini-programmes (which Career…

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Interview

10 Questions NOT to ask during an interview

It’s been going swimmingly; you’ve dazzled them with your experience, charmed them with your wit and personality and side-stepped any major banana skins. Just a few minutes stand between you and potential glory. Then that uncomfortable final hurdle: “are there any questions you’d like to ask?” By not giving any specific thought to what you…

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career management

What is career management?

Your career is your journey through life, learning and work. Career management is about self-assessment, research and the structured planning, realisation and evaluation of that journey.Your career is nobody else’s responsibility but yours. If you want to succeed you need to actively manage it. Here are the core stages of career management: 1. Self-Assessment Firstly, you…

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