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.
Many highly capable, intelligent (often) female students do not necessarily fulfil their potential, either as students or when they enter the graduate labour market. Students at top Universities represent the intellectual elite. However, it’s one thing to know this and something else to believe it.
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!!
So you’ve started your first year, you’re beginning to settle into university life, you’ve made some friends, done a little socialising and you’ve got forever before you need to start thinking about that thing called careers….right? Well actually you’re one ninth of your way through a three year degree hence it’s probably better to give …
Does having a disability have an impact on career planning? Well, that depends because disability and planning your future are both complex areas – so here are some scenarios to consider.
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.