Do you think all the juicy opportunities are reserved for final year students? Think again. In today’s blog post Caroline Omotayo – a first year politics student – talks about her experience in the National Student Apprentice competition – what she learned, how she developed and more importantly how the experience opened her eyes to … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2013
What kind of LinkedIn user are you?
I came across this rather entertaining – and scarily accurate – infographic recently and thought it was well worth sharing. Have you stopped to think about what kind of LinkedIn user you are? LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network and is great platform to create, control and promote your ‘brand’. Just make sure it’s … Continue reading
Get ahead of the pack – start your job applications now….
There’s no doubt about it – filling in job application forms is a time consuming process. It’s no wonder that many final year students decide they simply haven’t got time and defer this phase of their job search until after exams or graduation. This seems like a perfectly sensible, pragmatic approach – after all, your … Continue reading
Finding internships with SMEs
Graduates who have had work experience or internships are much more likely to find graduate-entry jobs when they leave university. Work experience is no longer an optional extra; employers are looking for graduates who are ‘work ready’ and can step into the professional workplace. Continue reading