Recruiters often ask for “a sense of humour” in job descriptions or person specifications. Is this a cliché or is it intended to make their job adverts attractive? Could it be coded language warning of onerous duties and expectations and odd company cultures? Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2014
Online Presence – Who are you?
Are you making the most of all the exciting online ways to shout about your skills and experience? Are you managing to establish a captivating cyberspace presence despite the pressure of exams, deadlines, work, sport, volunteering, and a busy social life? No easy task, but investing time now means you will start making ripples in recruiters’ … Continue reading
Converting an internship into a job offer
Unless you’ve made a concerted effort to filter out all careers related info, it can’t have escaped your notice that an internship (or it’s less glamorous cousin, the ‘work placement’) is undeniably A.Good.Thing. The benefits are well documented and graduate recruiters – of all stripes – agree that work experience is close to essential. But the big … Continue reading