Aligning yourself to an employer in applications and interviews
Applications / Job market

Aligning yourself to an employer in applications and interviews

‘Why should we hire you?’ A question asked by a lot of graduate employers in interviews to assess the candidates motivation. Warwick Law Schools Senior Careers Consultant, Rachel Vacalopoulos, suggests that convincing the employer that you share their values will help you to succeed by demonstrating that you are a good fit.  Continue reading

“Hey, can I work for you?” How to approach your favourite companies
Job market

“Hey, can I work for you?” How to approach your favourite companies

Whether it’s Warner Bros, Tesla or L’Oréal, we all have our favourite companies – the ones we’ve followed for years and always hoped we’d someday be a part of. But what about when you want to stop dreaming about them and actually start working for them? From LinkedIn searches to handwritten letters, University of Warwick … Continue reading

How do I Research my Career? 5 suggestions (clue: don’t start with Google!)
Job market / Self awareness

How do I Research my Career? 5 suggestions (clue: don’t start with Google!)

If you’re feeling bored, you could try walking into your careers service and asking ‘Got any information about jobs?’ See what response you get if you can’t be any more specific. But occasionally students confess that they have done pretty much the same thing on-line, starting their career investigations by typing ‘jobs’ into Google. Continue reading

‘There’s never anything for us at careers fairs’. Actually, there might well be – and we don’t just mean free pens.
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‘There’s never anything for us at careers fairs’. Actually, there might well be – and we don’t just mean free pens.

‘Can I have a free pen?’ is the number 1 most annoying question employers are asked at University of Warwick careers fairs. We know because, after the careers fair on May 8th, we asked them. Now don’t misunderstand me – I love a free pen as much as the next person who loves a free … Continue reading

Do you want to work in the Third Sector?
Job market / Warwick

Do you want to work in the Third Sector?

Here at Warwick we have recently held a “Careers in Charities, Campaigning and Volunteering event”. Four speakers from different backgrounds took part all linked by their passion and drive to “help”. Their clear advice for anyone thinking of going into the career’s sector is to get experience! Camilla and Yuan of Warwick Volunteers committee share some more insights from … Continue reading