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11 free online courses to help you upskill
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11 free online courses to help you upskill

Your university degree will play a big part in helping you get a job; but it is possible to add more skills to your graduate CV that will be highly valuable to employers. Whether you’re looking for graduate jobs or after a promotion at work, you can build u

9 effective apps every graduate needs on their laptop
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9 effective apps every graduate needs on their laptop

There’s nothing quite like the relationship between a student and their laptop; you go everywhere together! Many students think that this relationship will start to taper off after graduation, but in reality, graduation is really just the tip of the iceberg. In fact, as a fresh grad on the hunt for graduate jobs, your laptop is more important to your future than ever before

Top tips for online freelancing alongside your degree
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Top tips for online freelancing alongside your degree

If you’re a student or a recent graduate, the opportunity to add value to your CV, while also earning a little bit of extra money, probably sounds quite attractive. Countless graduates will face stiff challenges in terms of competition for graduate jobs – so freelancing can be a great option that will allow you to continue studying, or searching for jobs, while you earn so

How to stay stress-free while looking for graduate jobs
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How to stay stress-free while looking for graduate jobs

The graduate job search process can be an intimidating journey as a newcomer. Between CV rewrites, awkward networking events and lengthy interviews, finding your first job can be downright stressful. It’s important, however, to remain calm an

Tech tools every graduate needs
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Tech tools every graduate needs

  The endless nights of studying in the library and long nights on the town are over, and the daunting task of entering the real-world has hit you head-on. When preparing yourself for the world of work, you need to be fully equipped – so as a 21st century graduate, you need to be up to date on all of the technological advances life has to offer. Tod

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

Landed a job in East London? Lucky you – you’ll never be short of things to eat, see and do around the East End. Thanks to its array of restaurants, bars, shops and attractions, the area that includes Shoreditch, Stratford, Hackney and Whitechapel is populated by thousands of companies, big and small. Amongst others, East London is home to a high concentration of tech star

Why employers value languages - 8 tips to learn a language
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Why employers value languages - 8 tips to learn a language

You’ve probably heard it a million times already, but learning a new language can make you highly attractive to employers. Bilingual people possess a number of valuable skills; such as the ability to multi-task, better communication in both languages, and improved cognitive ability. Especially if you’re applying to multinational companies, those who know more than one lang

How to make the most of your university careers service
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How to make the most of your university careers service

Despite being a completely free service, a surprisingly high number of students fail to utilise their university’s career service. The majority of universities, both in the UK and abroad, will have a team of dedicated professionals on-hand to help you explore graduate jobs, work experience and give you valuable careers advice. What is the purpose of careers ser

9 things to look for in a company
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9 things to look for in a company

  Whether you’re applying for placements, graduate jobs or more senior roles, it’s important to consider all different aspects of the company and the opportunity – not just the salary. From working environment to corporate social responsibility; here are 9 things that graduates should look for when they search for a company.  

How volunteering can boost your employability
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How volunteering can boost your employability

  The benefits of volunteering   Volunteering is usually associated with giving to others; but did you know that it can also help you get a job?   As well as enabling you to develop new skills, volunteering can also present excellent