Should you apply for a job even if you don’t meet all of the employer’s requirements?
Applications / Job market

Should you apply for a job even if you don’t meet all of the employer’s requirements?

It can be frustrating when you see a job that you believe you are ideally suited to when you notice a skill, qualification or type of experience that you do not have highlighted in the employer’s person specification. Should you apply anyway, or just accept that there are more suitably qualified candidates out there who … Continue reading

Why finishing your degree doesn’t have to feel like an anti-climax
Applications / Job market / Self awareness

Why finishing your degree doesn’t have to feel like an anti-climax

Have you just finished your exams and not feeling as euphoric as you expected? This was the sentiment expressed by some final year students I interviewed this week who described the experience of completing their exams as an anti-climax. Particularly so for those who hadn’t found a job or even considered how they wanted to … Continue reading

The ‘snowflake syndrome’. Are today’s students too touchy?
Job market / Self awareness

The ‘snowflake syndrome’. Are today’s students too touchy?

In 2016, ‘snowflake generation’ was added to the Collins English Dictionary’s words of the year. The definition? “Young adults of the 2010s, viewed as being less resilient and more prone to taking offence than previous generations”. In a list which included Brexit, what made this one equally topical? Guest writer Susanna Quirke, marketing executive from Inspiring … Continue reading