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 … Continue reading
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How can I answer application questions more effectively?
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? Continue reading
The Graduate Labour Market in 2017: lies, damn lies and actual statistics
What do you believe about the graduate labour market? Where do you source your information and how reliable is it? In the era of Big Data, who should you go to for accurate information? The Media presents an often despondent picture of opportunities for graduates, but is what you read in the news robust and … Continue reading
How to make successful applications for graduate jobs and further study
Earlier this year, a research report attempting to identify factors leading to graduate success was published by The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. ‘Planning for success: Graduates’ career planning and its effect on graduate outcomes’ surveyed 7,500 graduates across 27 Higher Education Institutions. The research explored the importance of different behaviours, characteristics and factors important in determining … Continue reading