Well folks, it’s nearly time for the *Summer Careers Fair – what better excuse could you have to take a break from revision?! Last year I blogged about fair preparation and how to wow on the day, but this year Joseph Morris COO of Grad Diary has kindly taken up the reins … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2013
Tomorrow never comes: start planning your career today
Many of you have taken on board the message that early career planning is a good thing but then get stuck trying to decide what to do – and do nothing – or consider options that aren’t the best fit. Students often comment: “my flatmates are applying to do law and banking – maybe that’s … Continue reading
Interview feedback: filling in the blanks….
Unless you’re incredibly lucky – or have seriously good contacts – the chances are you’ll hear the words, “I’m sorry, on this occasion you’ve been unsuccessful“. With competition for graduate jobs at unprecedented levels, you’ll have to brace yourself for the inevitable rejection. If you’ve had any encounter with a careers professional ever, you’ve probably … Continue reading
How not to get shortlisted
Writing applications is a tedious and tiring process – it can often feel like a full-time job in itself. As a Job Search Adviser here at Warwick, I have seen hundreds of CVs, cover letters and application forms so have some insight into how it must feel to be a recruiter. Make their job easy by … Continue reading