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The graduate jobs market can be a confusing place, but with careers advice, CV writing tips and information on key hiring trends, our graduate blog can help you successfully navigate it.

The best jobs for introverts
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The best jobs for introverts

What are the best jobs for introverts? When you’re deciding which graduate jobs you’d be best suited to, your personality is a big factor in choosing your career path. Introverts make up an estimated 

Graduate jobs in the creative industry
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Graduate jobs in the creative industry

  The creative industry offers a huge range of job opportunities and different career paths for graduates - ranging from graphic design work placements, to graduate marketing jobs. Having grown consistently over the course of the last decade, the creative sector offers graduates the chance to work amongst innovation, learn new skills, and have their ideas heard.

Why you shouldn't settle for any graduate job
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Why you shouldn't settle for any graduate job

  As a graduate, making the transition to the "real world” can be tough. You're part of a generation where the competition for graduate jobs is incredibly high, and where experience is as valuable as qualifications. When the going gets tough, standards tend to drop - and consequently, graduates will often settle for a role they know isn’t

How to get a job in financial services without a relevant degree
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How to get a job in financial services without a relevant degree

  According to the Financial Services Sector’s Contribution to the UK Economy report released by parliament in 2018, the UK financial sector contributed 6.5% of the total economic output of the country. The total contribution was in exces

Advice on job searching: How to stay organised
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Advice on job searching: How to stay organised

  Job hunting as a recent graduate isn’t easy. When you’re applying and interviewing for many different graduate jobs, staying organised during this time is crucial for your sanity, as well as your hopes of securing the right position. Above all else, good organisational skills will give you huge confidence in looking for graduate jobs. Likewise, employers w

6 types of interviews - and how to master them
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6 types of interviews - and how to master them

  Even if you’ve prepared all your answers to the most common interview questions, there’s something else to contend with; the many different styles, methods and types of interviews. For different

5 top careers for result-oriented graduates
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5 top careers for result-oriented graduates

  It’s often said that there are two types of people; process-oriented and results-oriented. While process-oriented (or goal-oriented) people will often embrace the entire journey of a particular task or project, individuals who are result-driven will always be focused on the end result, and how to get there quickly and efficiently. While process-oriented people w

11 ways to improve your graduate CV
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11 ways to improve your graduate CV

  For the majority of graduates, your CV is the first opportunity to sell yourself to a potential employer. But after several years of studying at university, thousands of graduates will discover that when they’re applying for graduate jobs, the competition can be incredibly high – and your degree or qualification won’t necessarily be enough to set you apart.

Graduate money advice: Top tips for financial independence after university
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Graduate money advice: Top tips for financial independence after university

  After several years of studying, graduation is when thousands of young adults will join the workforce and start to earn a living wage. However, it’s important to understand the necessity of fiscal responsibility, especially as a young professional, in order to set yourself up for financial independence later on in life. To help you budget your paycheck

The graduate's guide to London - things to do in South London
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The graduate's guide to London - things to do in South London

  If you’ve landed a graduate job in South London, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do, eat and see. Home to a huge range of businesses and graduate opportunities, the area of London that contains Greenwich, Elephant & Castle, Brixton and Southwark is the ideal place for graduates to live and work in London. If you’r