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

Top Holiday Reads – Great Careers Resources
Job market / Self awareness

Top Holiday Reads – Great Careers Resources

If you’re familiar with the adage that people spend more time planning their holidays than their careers, then what better way to combine both activities and taking one of our top Careers resources recommendations on vacation? Whether you’ve recently graduated and have been procrastinating on what to do next, if your parents or loved ones … 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