English graduates often feel unprepared for leaving university. You have more options and more skills than you may think. Read on to find out how to make the most out of your degree in English...

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Deciding to change my career after graduating felt terrifying, but it made me reflect on my career journey so far. 19-year-old me sought comfort in having direction and purpose. Now, seven years later...

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It can be tempting to present your employer with an ultimatum if they don’t offer you what you want. However, voicing the good old ‘I need this pay rise or I’m leaving’, means that you must be...

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Most companies emphasise how their corporate values shape their company culture on their website. Cultural fit is clearly an important factor that interviewers will assess candidates on, so it's...

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Ever wondered what advice you would give your younger self? We asked the GRB team what advice they would give to their student self, so you can make the most of your student experience.

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The best candidates know how to play the game and naturally sell themselves; providing evidence of their talents, work ethic, and character.

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Since graduating three years ago, I have found my own ways of standing out in a crowded market now booming with new opportunities, albeit the process has not been easy.

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Perhaps it’ll surprise you to know that there are many part-time job ideas for students to get involved with, ranging from virtual work to work within your local city.

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You’ve had to study from home during lockdown so how can you successfully transition into your first graduate job whilst working from home?

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The world of candidate assessment has changed immeasurably in 2021, with 71% of interviews and assessment centres moving online (Source: ISE). Competition for placements, internships and graduate jobs...

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GRB launch a new platform for graduates to learn from inspiring business leaders, senior graduate recruiters, University careers staff, professional coaches, alumni and industry experts to launch...

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The economic downturn created by the covid pandemic has hit University graduates like no other in history. According to the FT, this crisis could leave a generation largely out of work for the first...

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So, university is coming to an end and has triggered the beginning of an existential crisis. Who am I? What am I supposed to do for the rest of my life? How does one become a “functioning member of...

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It’s well known that there are many fields where women are underrepresented. Of Graduates placed in STEM fields, Women make up only 24%, but this statistic differs largely between jobs. In...

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Whether it’s a grad job, further study, taking a gap year, or rocking back and forth questioning the security of your future – it can be a daunting task deciding what you want your next step to be....

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Your everyday, traditional CV looks a bit like this: endless compact rows of words jam-packed with buzzwords and action verbs. You use these words hoping that you will catch the attention of automated...

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Following the whirlwind of excitement throughout summer and graduation, filling my diary with job interviews seemed like I’d come back down to Earth with quite a thud. Between August and October, I’ve...

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Your final year at university can definitely be stressful; with important exams and even more important life decisions looming, it can be difficult to know which path to take when you graduate. You...

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This past week, I started my industrial placement year. Over the weekend I remember feeling increasingly more on edge and tetchy and just not myself at all. I wasn’t actively worrying about everything...

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