The impact of social media in your job search: a student perspective
Applications / Job market

The impact of social media in your job search: a student perspective

An increasing number of graduate employers now screen candidates on social media and often reject applicants as a result of their ‘digital footprint.’  Guest blogger and University of Warwick Chemistry undergraduate,  Manpreet Kaur, shares her perspective on how to manage your on-line presence to create the type of positive impression that will impress potential recruiters. Continue reading

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