Developing enterprising skills in the workplace

Hi everyone, my name’s Dan and I’m currently on my placement year. I am working at Microsoft, which are based in Reading. Over the next year, I thought it would be quite informative to share my experiences, where I can hopefully demonstrate how the skills and qualities entrepreneurs demonstrate can also be applied as an … Continue reading

Case study – Interning at Barnardo’s

Business Management student Kara shares her experiences of being a Business Development intern at Barnardo’s this summer.   Hi, my name is Kara and I have spent the past three months volunteering as a Business Development intern at Barnardo’s. I initially applied for the role as while I have found the supply chain and procurement … Continue reading

When Righttrack met Talent Pool: The backburner, a PhD student and a sizzling result

The Talent Pool is a unique programme developed by the University of Birmingham to support doctoral research students in developing their enterprise skills.  Businesses can then tap into this talent through the commissioning of specific short-term consultancy projects and/or work placements. This is what happened when one such company recruited a Talent Pool student.   … Continue reading