When searching for graduate jobs, you will come across a whole host of information, some of which may provide very useful hints and tips and others perhaps not. It is important to critically evaluate...

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Going through the laborious task of graduate job/scheme application processes are one thing, being able to handle your nerves on the interview day is another. Whether you are preparing for a phone...

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Working abroad can not only help you develop new skills, but will also help you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs in the increasingly difficult graduate job market. Employers will be...

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It has emerged that University College London is planning to provide their students additional classes in a bid to help them get their careers off the ground.

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Whether out of a sense of benign purpose or sometimes just trying to bulk out their CV credentials, many undergraduates get involved in volunteering in their respective communities. Regardless of why...

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When you are applying for a job, apart from your school experience, relevant work experience and general life experience, it is likely that your potential employers are going to cast an unwavering eye...

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Amidst the flurry of school examinations, considerations of higher education, university exams and various other mentally strenuous activities, it seems to me that young people can all too easily get...

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'I do Law so I must be a lawyer'.

'I study English, so I'll definitely go into journalism or teaching'.

'I'm learning Economics, so I'll be a banker'.

 

Many people seem to forget that the degree...

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In this challenging climate, where jobs continue to be difficult to come by, can graduates afford to freely choose a career or should they snap up the first offer they receive? Sticking to your...

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During the recession, a scent of positivity can often be gleaned from the slightly ambiguous monthly employment statistics, which repeatedly suggest positive progress and waning unemployment...

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Some people seem to come out of the womb knowing what they want to do when they are all grown up. Others, particularly students who opt for arts degrees, are not so lucky. When I tell people I study...

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There is a lot of emphasis put by careers services on constructing the perfect CV. While your CV is undoubtedly very important for chronicling your qualifications and employment history, the bullet...

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Who do you turn to for graduate job advice? Everyone or no-one? Don't get me wrong, the advice of family and friends is invaluable, yet as Natalie Rabson of Boston City Campus and Business College...

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Just in case you didn't know, a podcast is a downloadable digital audio file that is most commonly used for radio talk shows and news stories but are now also a widespread form of media for many...

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It may have escaped your notice but a few days ago John Hayes, Minister for Skills and Lifelong Learning announced the formation of an all-age Information, Advice and Guidance Service. This will be...

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Recent research by the government has suggested that it can take graduates up to four years after graduation to feel job satisfaction with good pay and prospects so don't worry about being left...

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Last week I spoke to an audience of vice chancellors and senior academics fromUK universities. Not an easy audience I can tell you. Highly intelligent, articulate and perceptive plus, of course,...

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