Looking for a job
When you turn your mind to finding a job either for the summer or as a permanent career, it's a real step change from the focus on getting reports, papers or dissertations completed. That said, the pressure can feel just as intense in a different sort of way.
Just knowing there will be lots of students, graduates and other job seekers out there all potentially going for the same jobs makes it crucial to get yourself into a place where you will be the best applicant and get the job you want.Read More
Passion gets you the job
Passion for the business is one of the things that employers look for when making the decision to offer a role to one individual above another, when everything else is pretty even in an interview. Getting to know about business is crucial in being able to talk about it in an enthusiastic and passionate way. It takes more than a quick internet search to get the nitty-gritty about a business.Read More
The top 5 ways graduates can mentally prepare for entering the world of work
One of the most significant changes that a person will experience in their lives is the transition from being a student to entering the workforce. The disruption of routine, new schedules, and a fresh set of responsibilities can be challenging for any graduate to adapt to.
Prior to landing their first role, graduates must be mentally prepared for the world of work.Read More
The top 4 things a student or graduate should never say in an interview
When entering the world of work for the first time, many students and graduates find themselves filling out countless job applications, continuously updating their CV and seeking hours of career advice before entering their first interview.
Interview advice is priceless, but so many advice givers get it so wrong…Read More
4 things a graduate needs to consider before applying for their first job
It can be stressful for a graduate to land their first full-time role within the industry or discipline they have studied. Many graduates are finding that they don’t have any work experience, they have no relevant references and they are falling behind the competition.Read More
And have a CV that is a close match
Employers have specific requirements for the roles they are recruiting for, and they want to see a CV that is as close a match as possible. That is why sending the same CV for every job you apply for, is likely to result in you being disappointed with the outcome.Read More