This should be easy shouldn’t it? Surely it’s easy to tell the employer why you are keen to work for them. Yet in reality it can be difficult to pinpoint what exactly has attracted you to the employer – aside from their freebies at the careers fair! It’s likely that you are applying to more …
Take it from a recent graduate. Finishing your degree will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life so far. But it will also have been one of the most challenging. How can you maintain a good study/work/life balance?
Back to one of my favourite topics! Once you’ve invested in finding out your strengths, you’ll need to continue developing them. That way, not only will they play a vital role in your current studies and career development, but they’ll also set you up to make the right career choices for life.
Is it just me, or does this at first glance seem like an odd question to come up in the interview context? It certainly does come up, and not infrequently. Surely employers are interested in how you are in the workplace, not in what goes on when you are relaxing with people you like?
Plagiarism…the act or practice of taking someone else’s work, idea, etc., and passing off as one’s own.You may have come across plagiarism within the context of academic work. However some graduate recruiters have also found a very small number of applicants to be guilty of plagiarism through their recruitment and selection processes.
We’ve previously shared tips about how to approach a strengths-based recruitment process and how to crack it. It’s also important to focus on why you would personally want to take precious time out from your studies to invest in strengths.
After three years of essay and research paper writing, addressing employers can feel a bit alien for recent graduates. If you’re preparing your CV and are ready to email it to lots of companies, you’ll first need to create a short and snappy cover letter.