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

Effective job applications – the importance of grammar
Applications

Effective job applications – the importance of grammar

The speed with which employers assess applications is well-documented, you may only have up to 30 seconds to make a good impression. You could be the ideal candidate but if the first thing an employer sees is a poorly prepared application, with spelling mistakes and grammatical errors, it suggests an applicant who is not really motivated and … Continue reading

The Graduate recruitment process- what to expect
Applications / Interviews / Job market

The Graduate recruitment process- what to expect

Autumn is upon us and the large graduate recruitment fairs are in full-swing, signalling that the latest cycle in graduate recruitment has started! If you are new to the recruitment process used by graduate employers to recruit their interns, graduate recruits and industrial placements, what can you expect? The Autumn term is the peak time … Continue reading