The Careers Network offers lots of help to Staffordshire University students (and it's all FREE). Whether you need to find part-time work to help pay the bills, want to start planning your career, would like someone to check your CV and loads more – we can help you.
Our friendly team of Employability Consultants and Coaches, and Information professionals are here, 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday (and online too) so feel free to get in touch - give us a call, pop in to the Careers Centre or chat to us on Facebook and Twitter.
eCoach is the Careers Network's portal - As a Staffordshire University student you can use eCoach to access the latest career-related advice, tutorials, tools and views from recruiters. You can work through eCoach on your own or in conjunction with one of our Employability Coaches. See the brief overview of features in eCoach below.
Please note: Coaching is available for students and alumni of Staffordshire University only. Those studying at partner colleges can access Careers help at their own institution.
Current students and staff
With your University username and password.
eCoach at a glance
• One-to-one career Coaching (worth hundreds of pounds once you've left University)
• Interactive CV builder and CV checking service
• Interview simulator to help you practice your interview skills
• Assessment Centre tool and practice aptitude tests
• Learn about yourself using psychometric and personality tests and FREE access to Adult Directions
• Watch 100s of inspiring real life career stories
• Set your own career goals using Career Planner
• Search millions of jobs from thousands of job sites - all in one place
• Research and network with thousands of companies in the employer database
Want to know more about doing a 12 month Placement as part of your course?
The Placements Team can be found in both of the Careers Network offices.
Find out more on the Placements webpage
Careers workshops and employer events
We have lots of free events running throughout the academic year, including: workshops (on topics like CV writing and interview techniques) and employer visits.
See our Events Page for details.
Links to information and support for those considering self employment
Self employment information
Research, Business and Employability Services
A8, Cadman Building (Thompson Library)
Stoke on Trent
t: +44 (0)1782 294991