At this stage in the year, you're probably settled into your graduate job and starting to make a few friends around the office, lab or site within the company you're working for. With friends come...

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When you emerge from a job interview your head is often a whirlwind of energy as you question whether you said the right thing, did the interviewer like you, do you think you got the job? It is only...

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Number crunching think tanks have convinced us all that if you want to succeed in life and gain a good salaried job, you have to obtain a degree. For some, the conventional university path is not one...

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Work Funny Money

Orlando had shown all the necessary qualities that it takes to be a successful banker- he was ruthless, determined and focused, so it shouldn't really have been a surprise that Orlando beat the...

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Graduate Jobs Work

There are countless inspirational stories out there of people who started on the very bottom rungs within a company and, through willpower and elbow grease, worked their way to the top. Late...

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Graduate Jobs Work

Did you hear that Rob got onto the Deloitte grad scheme?

Yeah, and Sarah's going to work for Accenture this year!

 

It can sometimes feel as though everyone but you has managed to get a place on a...

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University Work

For the first time in your life you may find yourself with no obvious path. There are 4 questions you need to ask yourself to determine what you should do after graduation.

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Graduate Jobs Work

You may be bored, planning on moving city, looking for more of a challenge or trying to climb up on to the next notch of the career ladder; there are plenty of reasons for people to quit their job.

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University Work

Like your first day at school or university, your first date or your first driving lesson, first day at work nerves are bound to have you shaking and whimpering. The prospect of meeting a whole new...

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Last month I announced that I will be stepping down as chief executive of AGR next summer after 15 years in the role. More to the point I also celebrate, if that?s the right word, 50 year of...

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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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Freshers' fairs are great. They're a good chance to see your friends, sign up to loads of societies and blag lots of freebies. Compared to your Freshers' fair, Careers fairs are boring, with far less...

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The results of a recent student survey suggested that the two top employers of choice for graduates were Apple and Google. Now I have nothing against these highly successful brands; in fact I'm a big...

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In order to do well in your early career it pays to be thinking ahead. As well as polishing up your CV and practicing those interview skills, it is worth considering what you willl do once you...

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During your search for a graduate job, you need to consider what matters most to you, whether it is the salary, office location or opportunities for international travel. Still, probably one of the...

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Graduate Jobs Work

In such close quarters as an office, it is easy and natural for the boundaries between one's personal and professional lives to cross. It is important to remember that the office is not a second home,...

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University Work

The old saying, 'those who can't, teach', appears to be losing impact as a recent survey by the Teaching Agency suggests teaching is being viewed as an increasingly prestigious occupation.

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When applying for multiple jobs, it's easy to get lazy and rattle off identical applications bar the odd word here or there.

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Is the gap year soon to become the latest victim of the woeful graduate recruitment market?

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