Improve your chances in the Civil Service Fast Stream application process
Applications / Job market

Improve your chances in the Civil Service Fast Stream application process

The UK Civil Service Fast Stream is one of the most competitive graduate schemes that there is. Typically there are nearly forty times as many people registering an interest as there are places available, and fewer than one in twenty five of those who get as far as applying will be offered a place. Should this put … Continue reading

How do I Research my Career? 5 suggestions (clue: don’t start with Google!)
Job market / Self awareness

How do I Research my Career? 5 suggestions (clue: don’t start with Google!)

If you’re feeling bored, you could try walking into your careers service and asking ‘Got any information about jobs?’ See what response you get if you can’t be any more specific. But occasionally students confess that they have done pretty much the same thing on-line, starting their career investigations by typing ‘jobs’ into Google. Continue reading

‘There’s never anything for us at careers fairs’. Actually, there might well be – and we don’t just mean free pens.
Job market

‘There’s never anything for us at careers fairs’. Actually, there might well be – and we don’t just mean free pens.

‘Can I have a free pen?’ is the number 1 most annoying question employers are asked at University of Warwick careers fairs. We know because, after the careers fair on May 8th, we asked them. Now don’t misunderstand me – I love a free pen as much as the next person who loves a free … Continue reading