My daughter is about to move into Year 2 and at a recent transition evening to let parents know more about what would be expected of the children next year, I was delighted to learn that her school promotes a ‘growth mindset’ in the classroom.
I always say that if you get to an interview, an employer believes you can do the job on paper and it’s just a matter of convincing them in person at the interview. So, how can do you do this effectively, without just repeating what you’ve written on your application form and simply regurgitating what …
If you have got through to an assessment centre, well done! Give yourself credit for getting to this stage in the recruitment process. There are quite a number of parallels between a typical assessment centre and The Great British Bake Off (bear with me, read on…)
VR (Virtual Reality) has been adopted by at least one graduate recruiter (1), so it will be interesting to watch whether this will be an increasing trend in the future.
‘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?
The creative sector is a rapidly growing, dynamic and exciting industry to work in which currently adds £84 billion to the UK economy (1). It is also notoriously difficult to enter and highly competitive at graduate level. The value and importance of an internship in this industry to build a reputation and network with industry …
Ed Smith has established his career as a successful freelance videogame critic. Ed writes for a variety of publications including The Guardian and has worked as a full-time technology correspondent for International Business Times UK. Here is the first part of Ed’s advice on getting into writing.