Author Archives: Freya Gioiosa

Event Review: Lecture on Leadership in Challenging Circumstances

This guest lecture was hosted by Cath Bishop, a former Olympic rower and former British diplomat, who now works as a leadership speaker and consultant with organizations and business schools. Cath started the lecture by talking about her experience in … Continue reading

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PSC Leadership: Leadership Is A Journey

  This is a review piece for the lecture, PSC Leadership: Leadership is a Journey, given by Lindsey Paterson, a partner at PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers). PwC is the second largest multi-national professional service network in the world, headquartered in London. Lindsey … Continue reading

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The road to employment according to a PSC Graduate

We caught up with PSC Graduate Mathias Holmen Johnsen, currently an instructor at the Norwegian National Emergency Planning College. Below he tells us about his journey into the job market and how his professional skill set has developed since he … Continue reading

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Employers’ Tip: The STAR Interview Technique

Interviews are often daunting experiences, but remain instrumental to the application process and generally determine why one candidate is successful over another. To try and grasp exactly what employers are looking for from interviewees, the Professional Skills Curriculum Team quizzed … Continue reading

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Interview with PSC Graduate Guy Brett-Robertson

Guy, currently an Actuarial Associate at Punter Southall, tells us about how his involvement with the PSC during his time at university has helped kick-start his career. When did you graduate from St Andrews and what was your field of … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH PSC GRADUATE HAYLEIGH EDSON: TRAINEE ON THE ALDI MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

When did you graduate from St Andrews? In June 2016 with a BSc (Hons) in Management. Could you describe your current role/typical workday? Being on the Aldi Graduate Area Manager programme. I am currently doing my ‘store time’ learning the role … Continue reading

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