No one can argue how much the UK Education sector is enriched and enhanced by the contribution of international students. International students often feel frustrated when they come to seek work in the UK post-studies but there are still many opportunitiesto develop employability whilst studying.
It is widely reported that the majority of job opportunities are never formally advertised. But how do you uncover this hidden job market? In this blog, University of Warwick Politics and International Studies undergraduate Tanya Khan describes how speculative applications helped her create an opportunity in a sector that is notoriously difficult to access.
As part of the application process interviews are a sign that we have done well. We have offered clear evidence of our suitability and have mastered the stage that takes out most applicants. Our application is a strong one and on paper we have all that is needed for the role. What can go wrong? …
For students, finding a job after graduation is becoming more competitive. With advancements in technology, students no longer have a geographical advantage when applying for jobs in their area. With these advancements comes a change in the way jobs are posted and advertised. Guest blogger Vincent Karremans, Founder and Director of the on-line graduate careers …
Often applicants find themselves worrying about answering application questions that need evidence of their skills and how they match the role. Competency or skills based recruitment is nothing new and it is a straightforward way to give evidence of skills you have to a recruiter. So how can you answer the question?
Compassion for others is alive and well thank goodness, if the number of enquiries which Warwick Student Careers and Skills gets about working for an NGO is anything to go by. One common question we get asked is: How do you get in? This blog attempts to answer that question.
The hours spent perfecting your CV and application have paid off and you’ve been invited for an interview – congratulations! But it’s not time to relax just yet, you still have one of the most important stages to come.