Student Reaction to Handshake’s Product Vision

At the end of 2022, we shared the future product vision for the Handshake UK platform with the careers sector. A vision that was co-created in partnership with universities from across the UK & Ireland.

However, with students at the core of what we do, we wanted to ensure students were excited about the proposed developments. So, before we unveiled our product vision to careers professionals, we shared it with current students and recent graduates to find out what they thought. Here’s what they had to say.

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The Inside Scoop: Sales Exec – Why you need to do what scares you and remain authentic

This interview sees Omari sit down with Amber, a Sales Executive who secured a graduate role after university. During this episode Amber shares what it was like working whilst studying and how she took advantage of her university experience to help with her job search

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Wellness Workout Animations: Vishvapani 2 Minute Workout

The Wellness Workout is to help with 2 minute exercises to help with mindfulness techniques. Think of a Joe Wicks workout for the mind. Staying focused and present is what we need to achieve in our everyday lives. Here we ask Wellness experts from across the UK, what can we do for two minutes each day to keep a healthy mind? And what should we be doing throughout the day to check-in on ourselves?

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Photobox Migrates to Amazon S3 with AWS Snowball Edge to Reduce Costs & Accelerate Innovation

Photobox wanted to get out of the business of owning and maintaining their own IT infrastructure so they could redeploy resources toward innovation in Artificial Intelligence and other areas to create a better customer experience. Photobox can now focus its resources on developing technology that helps their customers build better photobooks, faster, instead of maintaining legacy IT infrastructure.

Frontier Games Hosts Massive Space Battles on AWS

Frontier Games is a UK-based video game company that published titles including Zoo Tycoon, Elite: Dangerous, and Coaster Crazy. It turned to AWS to develop and host its massively multiplayer online games. By using AWS, Frontier Games can scale compute resources easily to handle large spikes in user traffic with popular titles, and is saving up to 30 percent compared to using a traditional technology infrastructure.