‘Happen what?’ I hear you say. More of that later…the conventional wisdom in the careers guidance profession is that having a career plan is essential, that if you have a clearly defined strategy it will help you to manage the direction you want your to take. But can you still achieve success in your …
This month it’s Valentine’s Day, and some of you may be trying to attract that ‘special someone’. Some of the approaches you might take in your quest for love can be similarly applied to your search for your ideal job. Here are my top 5 tips.
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.
The Christmas music is playing in the shops and bars. There is no way around it, you can’t avoid the fact it is Christmas time. A time to eat and exchange gifts and cards. Wow, where did the autumn go? Now is the time to rest, recuperate and complete outstanding applications. Deadlines looming!!
The importance of employability skills ‘Top 10 skills employers require‘ for graduate recruiters is well documented, notably by ‘High Fliers’ in their annual graduate recruitment survey where it is consistently reported that a majority of the top employers rate these skills at least as highly as academic achievement.
In 2013/14 168,000 students entered taught master’s programmes in the UK compared with 107,000 in 2002/3. If more students are choosing further study, there must be good reason, right? You would hope that you would enjoy the course itself but beyond this, if you are spending between £3,400 and £25,000+ you might also hope that …