Top 10 application tips and advice: Engineering, Science and Technology
Applications / Assessment centres / Interviews

Top 10 application tips and advice: Engineering, Science and Technology

Last week I attended Warwick’s Engineering Science and Technology Fair and took advantage of the expertise of several of the recruiters to ask them for their top tips- their dos and don’ts of the application process. Visiting recruiters were generous with their suggestions. The top 10 tips below were mentioned by a number of recruiters. Continue reading

How  to make successful applications for graduate jobs and further study
Applications / Self awareness / Work experience

How to make successful applications for graduate jobs and further study

Earlier this year, a research report attempting to identify factors leading to graduate success  was published by The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. ‘Planning for success: Graduates’ career planning and its effect on graduate outcomes’  surveyed 7,500 graduates across 27 Higher Education Institutions.  The research explored the importance of different behaviours, characteristics and factors important in determining … Continue reading

Networking and other horrors – overcoming common graduate fears
Applications / Job market

Networking and other horrors – overcoming common graduate fears

If you are a recent graduate or finalist asking yourself that all-important question, ‘what am I supposed to do now?’ take solace in knowing that you are not the only one feeling this way. Rest assured, it’s not a time to panic. Guest blogger Lucy Farrington-Smith from Inspiring Interns offers advice on some important aspects of … Continue reading

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