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Your overall impression of our careers advice in January was:

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  • 0% poor

Comments from our booked appointments, drop-in sessions and advice by email:

September 2017

'My options were discussed and I left with a plan'

'Careers adviser was very friendly and helpful, so many thanks'

'As an ASA supporting students in many different roles over the University it has always been important to know that that the careers team have been available to assist students and perhaps more importantly provide guidance when the student needs it most. Not always during their time at Teesside but in the years after graduation. Altogether they provide a first class service.'

'Careers adviser was very helpful and provided some good advice during the interview.'

October 2017

'It really helped me so I feel there was nothing which could have been improved.'

'My questions were listened to and answered succinctly giving me clear advice, guidance and next steps to follow.'

'Careers adviser's help was really great for me. I plugged the gaps in my CV and found out how I can approach the right people to eventually land myself a job'.

November 2017

'The careers service helped me make sure my CV was the best it could be. Careers Adviser also set up a mock interview and gave some good pointers on top of the confidence I received from practicing an interview.'

'The careers advice helped me craft a better CV and Cover Letter, and helped me understand what employers were looking for. The support I was given was key to helping me with employment.'

'I've always had trouble writing cover letters and CVs until I went for help to the careers advisers. I feel like now I'm able to produce CVs and cover letters tailored to the specific role.'

'Helped me to look at options to progress within the preferred career direction'.

'I needed some advice completing a job application. Adviser spent time supporting me and gave some constructive advice for my application'

'Help with CV'.

'A very big thanks to the Careers Adviser who was a great help.'

'Do more drop in CV sessions for SCMA students and increase the availability of staff'.

December 2017

'The careers advice has helped me to update my CV according to the norms required for a good CV, and adapt it to the specifications of each job I have applied for.'

'The help I received helped clear up any concerns I had with my CV amongst other things. This allowed me to start applying for jobs with the knowledge that my CV is to a good standard.'

'Helped structure and format CV and tailored it to the job role giving constructive comments on my CV and cover letter.'

'It had helped me prepare for creating applications for jobs'

'It had helped me by increasing my self-confidence on producing applications.'

'Helped me improve my CV massively, including things such as the layout and contents of it. I feel more confident applying to placements with my CV after help from the careers service.'

'Gave me detailed advice on how to fill out the different sections of an application form'

'It improved my internship application to a level I was most definitely happy with.'

'Gave me some really constructive feedback on my CV and staff were always willing to give advice and help.'

'Helped me to identify problems with my CV and refine it. Got given a number of examples of the kind of application appropriate for my chosen career. I then sent my CV to a number of further job applications.'

'Gave feedback on my CV to help improve it and pointed me in the right direction with the overall format of cover letters'

'I have been getting some good feedback from employers, which means that I may soon get a relevant job. I will keep using your useful support until I achieve my goal'

'Careers adviser was excellent and passionate about helping me. I appreciate the commitment and help given in researching about the company'

'All staff were really friendly and approachable'

'Careers adviser was very positive and encouraging which has ultimately given me the motivation I need to pursue the things I am interested in.'

'I am very much satisfied with the advice and help I received. Careers adviser is talented for the job and is providing assistance to everyone equally and very helpful.'

'Careers adviser pushed me in the right direction in relation to a graduate scheme application.'

January 2018

'Gave me options that I did not know were available to me and this helped me to plan for the future.'

'It was really an ice breaker to use the careers service.'

'I would like to thank the team for helping me and giving me options to explore and reassure me that there are solutions out there.'

'Please continue to forward details of forthcoming careers events.'

More comments from our careers advice 2016/2017