This month it’s Valentine’s Day, and some of you may be trying to attract that ‘special someone’. Some of the approaches you might take in your quest for love can be similarly applied to your search for your ideal job. Here are my top 5 tips.
Many highly capable, intelligent (often) female students do not necessarily fulfil their potential, either as students or when they enter the graduate labour market. Students at top Universities represent the intellectual elite. However, it’s one thing to know this and something else to believe it.
Since I last wrote about Strengths, (How-to-crack-strengths-based-interviews ) there has been a steady increase in the number of organisations using Strengths-based recruitment in order to determine which candidates will be the best fit. According to the Association of Graduate Recruiters, around 40% of top graduate recruiters are now using a strengths-based approach. It’s therefore important …
Graduation is always a joyous occasion; graduates catching up with their friends and celebrating their academic achievements, accompanied by proud parents, family members and partners. Also if you’re lucky, sunshine. And there was certainly plenty of that this year, as Warwick graduates, guests and staff wilted quietly in the heat.
In these days of post-Brexit doom and gloom, I wanted to share some positive news for finalists graduating from University this summer.Recently High Flyers, (the organisation which represents the UK’s top Top 100 recruiters), announced that around 75% of top graduate employers are still in the process of filling vacancies for 2016.
Are you guilty of putting off your career planning? I have some sympathy. I’ve been meaning to write this particular blog post for over two weeks now, but each time I’ve sat down to write it, I’ve somehow found something else to do. There are key reasons why we may put off doing things. In the …
The autumn term can be a stressful time; whether you are making applications, worrying whether you should be making applications, (as all your housemates seem to be), or whether you are, for whatever reasons, ignoring the whole process.