Graduate Careers Advice Blog

 

We know that the graduate jobs market can be a confusing place, but with our graduate careers advice, CV writing help and interview tips, we are confident that you will be able to successfully navigate it! Whether you need some first job advice or change of career advice, simply browse our graduate blog or give us a call and one of our graduate recruitment consultants would be happy to talk it through with you.

IT Interview questions and answers
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IT Interview questions and answers

  Secured an interview for a graduate IT role? Whether you’re applying and interviewing for graduate software developer roles, IT support roles or graduate engineering roles, we’ve put together a complete guide of how to answer the most common and challenging IT job interview questions, with example answers. Preparation is key to any successful job interview

How to find graduate jobs: Your complete guide
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How to find graduate jobs: Your complete guide

  It can be hard to know where to start when finding entry level jobs, there are many things to consider, from deciding what graduate career path is right for you, to finding the best places to apply, completing applications and nailing interviews. Often these aspects are completely new territory and it can feel overwhelming, resulting in you delaying your graduate job hunt

Finance interview questions and answers
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Finance interview questions and answers

  With every graduate job, the interview questions you’ll be asked will differ as an employer will want to get to know if your personality, previous experience and career goals are suited to the industry and job you’re interviewing for. If you’ve secured an interview for a graduate finance role, we’ve put together some of the top finance question

Sales interview questions and answers
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Sales interview questions and answers

  With every graduate job, the interview questions you’ll be asked will differ as an employer will want to get to know if your personality, previous experience and career goals are suited to the industry and job you’re interviewing for. If you’ve secured an interview for a graduate sales role, we’ve put together a wide range of example questions

Being made redundant? What to do when made redundant
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Being made redundant? What to do when made redundant

  Being made redundant brings many pressures and worries, it can cause financial strains, and take a toll on your mental health and well-being. It’s a stressful and worrying time and often many of us aren’t taught about how to deal with redundancy and what to do when made redundant. However, redundancies are a fact of life in the modern workplace, and whilst

Skype and video interview tips for job seekers
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Skype and video interview tips for job seekers

  Video interviews are becoming an increasingly popular method amongst employers, with hiring becoming more global and more employees working remotely, they’re a quick way to conduct first-round interviews. A 2019 survey from the Institute of Student Employers found 47% of employers to now use video interviews during their hiring process. Whilst there are many adv

How to stay positive when unemployed
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How to stay positive when unemployed

  Beyond the #funemployment we see plastered all over social media, where everyone seems to be reaping the positive effects of unemployment, there are others who really struggle staying positive while unemployed. Searching for a job can be financially, mentally and emotionally exhausting, and dealing with unemployment depression is something that many people find t

How to stop procrastinating
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How to stop procrastinating

  Procrastination, we’re all guilty of it, whether you’re scrolling through LinkedIn to delay tackling that tricky work email, have decided to take up latte art to avoid writing your dissertation or are doing anything under the sun to put off your graduate job hunt for a coup

SQL interview questions and answers
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SQL interview questions and answers

  Secured an interview for a role in SQL? Whether you’re interviewing for beginner or advanced SQL roles, here are some of the most common SQL interview questions an employer may ask, with example answers - so you’ll feel confident and prepared heading into any interview! Click here for more commonly asked 

What is a Recruitment Consultant?
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What is a Recruitment Consultant?

  With the total global recruitment industry worth nearly £40 billon, it's not surprising that many graduates are choosing to follow a recruitment graduate career path. However, there are often many misconceptions about the role of a Recruitment Consultant, so it's normal if you find yourself thinking "what does a Recruitment Consultant do?'.