Autumn is upon us and the large graduate recruitment fairs are in full-swing, signalling that the latest cycle in graduate recruitment has started! If you are new to the recruitment process used by graduate employers to recruit their interns, graduate recruits and industrial placements, what can you expect? The Autumn term is the peak time … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2016
How many applications should I make?
Time is precious and it would be reassuring if there were a definitive number of applications to guarantee success. So let me share with you why, as a Senior Careers Consultant, my heart sinks just a little when I am asked this question. There is no magic number. Sorry, but it is more complicated than that. … Continue reading
Careers fairs – what are they actually about?
‘Tis the season to make the most of the opportunity to meet employers who are on campus for university careers fairs. So what can you expect and how can you make the most of a careers fair? If you’re an arts student looking for inspiration, should you bother? Continue reading
Improve your employability at university!
We often tell current students to ‘just do something!’ to prepare for a future career when they are studying. It’s not always obvious what to do, but Warwick graduate Claire Kilroy, recently a content writer for the UK’s leading graduate recruitment company Inspiring Interns and Careers Consultant Sue Johnstone, have some suggestions. Continue reading