How to overcome your fear of public speaking: 10 tips on how to deliver a good presentation
Assessment centres / Interviews

How to overcome your fear of public speaking: 10 tips on how to deliver a good presentation

It is a truth universally acknowledged that more people fear public speaking than death. That’s not a helpful fact when you discover you have to give a presentation as part of the graduate recruitment and selection process. However, following a recent 2-day course at RADA on how to improve presentation skills, I have some top … Continue reading

Effective job applications – the importance of grammar
Applications

Effective job applications – the importance of grammar

The speed with which employers assess applications is well-documented, you may only have up to 30 seconds to make a good impression. You could be the ideal candidate but if the first thing an employer sees is a poorly prepared application, with spelling mistakes and grammatical errors, it suggests an applicant who is not really motivated and … Continue reading

The Graduate recruitment process- what to expect
Applications / Interviews / Job market

The Graduate recruitment process- what to expect

Autumn is upon us and the large graduate recruitment fairs are in full-swing, signalling that the latest cycle in graduate recruitment has started! If you are new to the recruitment process used by graduate employers to recruit their interns, graduate recruits and industrial placements, what can you expect? The Autumn term is the peak time … Continue reading