At last! You finally get the news you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to offer you the job”. You might have visualised this moment before the interview, but nothing can quite prepare you for the moment it happens.
Although it’s impossible to quantify how many of the estimated 50-80% unadvertised jobs are at ‘graduate level’ there is no doubt that you should tap into this market if you want to increase your chance of job search success.
We all seem to have a pretty good handle on what makes an employable graduate: work experience, a broad skill set, a good degree all brought together in a compelling narrative. It’s certainly a powerful formula, but it’s not the whole story.
As an HR graduate, you’ll see first-hand the impact you have on the wider business. From business partnership, talent management, to reward and payroll, you can develop in many new directions. You’ll need to be able to balance commercial thinking with a real customer focus. It can be an immensely satisfying career path, enabling you …
Successful people don’t sidestep failure; they accommodate it, cope with it and move on. That’s not to say you shouldn’t nurse your bruised ego and retreat for a few days but don’t allow failure or rejection to define you.
We recently held a job sector event covering careers in radio, film and TV careers and first year Film & Literature student, Rachel Elfassy Bitoun, popped along to glean the insider view…
To celebrate #getexp2014 week in Student Careers & Skills, we asked Kimberley Brett, final year psychology student, to blog about her experiences as volunteer and Warwick intern and share her thoughts on the value, benefits and learning that she has taken from these varied experiences. I think she rather enjoyed herself too…!