I asked several experts to share their answers to the question – “What’s the best piece of advice you would give to a student with mental health challenges who is looking for employment?” We’re very lucky that people gave up their time to help out, and here are their answers: Nick Elston “Avoid assumption. We… Read More Job searching advice for students experiencing mental health challenges
James Curran hosts the Graduate Job Podcast a ” weekly podcast aimed at inspiring graduates and students in their search for the job of their dreams”, and his guest for this edition Nick Elston (https://nickelston.com/) talks about recognising the trigger points of anxiety when applying for a graduate job. Having had OCD and heightened Anxiety… Read More Graduate Job Podcast – how to deal with anxiety and stress when applying for a graduate job
Posted on October 11, 2018 by Christian Jameson-Warren Being a full-time student trying to balance different commitments and expectations can weight heavily on you. As part of marking the recent World Mental Health Day, below are some steps to help you manage the weight of searching for a job as a student. 1) Get clarity on your direction… Read More Balancing job searching and mental well-being
When deciding on career options, there’s often a ‘push-pull’ between the ‘push’ of wanting to pursue a ‘dream’ career, and the ‘pull’ caused by fear it isn’t achievable. This can be complicated by worries that regardless of ability, having a disability could be a barrier to achieving an aspiration. Below are some suggestions to help… Read More Should I pursue my dream career?