The University of Warwick’s Creative Industries event takes place tomorrow evening. It may provide the insight and inspiration to help you take that first step towards a career in publishing, writing, television or any of the other exciting industries in this sector.
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.
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 …
You may already be aware how to approach the graduate recruitment process to maximise your chances of success. However, having information hot off the press can help you to fine tune your approach in order to stand out from the competition.
Nearly half of the graduate employers surveyed by the Association of Graduate Recruiters in 2017 indicated that job applicants lacked commercial awareness. But what is commercial awareness, why do students need it and how can they develop it?
You have finally finished University – life beyond ‘the Warwick bubble’ beckons. You should be fired up with excitement but your results weren’t quite what you’d hoped. Instead of getting that magic 2:1 you’ve got the dreaded 2:2.
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 …