Careers Advice Blog

 

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.

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CV structure - how to write a CV

In order to stand out in the competitive graduate jobs market, a good CV is key. Your first opportunity to show a potential employer who you are and what you can do, your CV should reflect your skills, work experience, education history, hobbies and interests – all on 2 sides of A4 or less! When you consider that employers spend an average of 6 se

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9 graduate job search trends for 2019

The onset of the new year means that thousands of employers are starting up their hiring process, and beginning their search for ambitious, talented and dynamic graduates to join their business. If you’re actively looking for graduate jobs or planning to start your job search in 2019, check out these 9 trends that will imp

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19 quick revision tips for students

Whether you’re in your first or final year, exams can be one of the most daunting aspects of university. With exam season fast-approaching, it’s important to start thinking about how to manage, plan and utilise your time effectively. Check out our 19 top revision tips to help you minimise stress levels, maximise revision time, and set yourself up for success in your upcomi

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How to research an employer

There’s no great secret to performing well in a job interview – it relies heavily on research, preparation and good interview technique. We’ve got preparing your answers to the most common graduate job interview questions covered - but in order to succeed in a job inte

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The graduate's guide to London: Sustainability

With London’s population set to reach 10 million by the year 2030, the pressure to improve pollution levels, reduce waste and tackle climate change in the city is higher than ever. And London is well on-track to becoming one of the greenest and most sustainable cities in the world. With

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How do you handle stress? - How to answer this graduate job interview question

It’s highly likely that at some point, a stressful situation will occur at work. A potential employer will want to know then, that you can handle these kinds of situations whilst remaining productive and professional. So, alongside the more clear-cut interview questions like

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The graduate's guide to London: Budgeting

Given that most graduate jobs in London pay at least £18,000 a year, the prospect of a job in the city offers the majority of graduates more financial freedom than they’ll have ever experienced before. But as one of the most expensive cities in the world, your monthly paycheck can disappear all too quickly – especially when expenses in London tend to be signific

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5 steps to successful professional networking

Searching for graduate jobs, and professional networking, go hand in hand. As well as being a great way to build connections, gain references, develop your confidence and widen your skill set now, professional networking - both online and offline - can also set you up for success in your future career. Effective networking consists of two parts; speaking to people you’

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Are you interviewing anywhere else? - How to answer this graduate job interview question

Job interviews are incredibly nerve-wracking – and a sudden unexpected question can throw anyone off guard. Although answering the question “Are you interviewing anywhere else?” is, in theory, more straightforward than the likes of

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HR graduate jobs - 7 careers in human resources

Human Resources (HR) refers to a company department that is responsible for the management of the organisation’s employees. Generally, the aim of an HR team is to create and sustain a productive and cohesive workforce – so responsibilities include everything from hiring, firing and payroll, to introducing and implementing benefits, policies and company values. Sitting