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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How volunteering can boost your employability

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 networking opportunities, help you to determine y

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11 best places for lunch in Covent Garden

With the West End being one of the busiest parts of London, graduate jobs in Covent Garden are extremely common – meaning that there’s also no shortage of things to do, see, and eat in the area. Renowned for its luxury fashion, theatres and rich culture, Covent Garden is also home to a number of world-famous restaurants and eateries, to suit those looking for a sit-do

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Employment contracts - 11 things to consider

If you’re reading this, chances are you've landed the job of your dreams, and are about to sign an employment contract. Congratulations! When a job offer has been formally accepted, you will usually receive an employment contract over email, in the form of a written contract. The common misconception is that employment contracts are purposefully confusing, filled with legal

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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!

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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