career story

Career story: Trying things out

This is the story of Danish freelance trumpeter Jeppe Uggerhoej, who talks about how he is building a career in music, the need to be able to perform in different genres, and trying different things to work out what he might want to do in the longer term.

What’s your identity state?

This resource gently introduces students to the four identity states and relates these to career decision making.

Career story: Adapting to change

In this career story, computer science graduate Lucy explains the importance of communication skills and shares how becoming a lifelong learner has helped her to remain employable. The tool includes a skills audit informed by Lucy’s story.

Career story: Finding a career path after general degree

This career story features Kristy, who completed her degree in Arabic. Kristy describes the many jobs she has tried in order to find something that is a ‘good fit’ for her. The tool includes two questions for guided reflections.

Career story: Developing your personal brand

This career story comes from music graduate and orchestral manager Sue, who emphasises the need to find a 'niche' or personal brand on which to build a career in music.

Career story: Building a career with creativity and resilience

This resource set combines a career story, guided reflection tool, industry snapshot and a career visioning tool. The discipline example in this set is writing; however, the set is easily adapted for other disciplines.

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