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Making grad jobs a reality not a myth

So you’ve finished your degree, but what next? You’re now faced with the daunting prospect of trying to secure a job. You’re often told the same advice; tailor your CV, write your cover letter...

HOW TO GET HIRED: BOSSES REVEAL THE SECRET TO A SUCCESSFUL CV AND JOB...

Experience, attitude and typos can all make the difference between success and failure Employers’ final hiring decisions are more likely to be driven by gut feeling than a candidate’s interview performance Research by...

How To Make A Fighting First Impression

You don’t have long to show your best side to your potential employer. Think about when you meet someone for the first time, you tend to make your assumptions about them pretty quickly. For us...

Time for a part time job shift? The UK’s best paying student jobs are...

Leeds students are the highest paid for part-time work in the UK Most vacancies in social care and hospitality industries Cleaning and warehouse work are among the lowest paid student professions Even if you...

STUDENTS OF THE FUTURE HAVE THEIR FINGER ON THE CREATIVE PULSE

70% of 16-18 year olds cite they would like to pursue a career in the creative industries 62% of UK students feel they have not been made aware of a future within the...

Top 10 Jobs in the UK

How is the popularity of a particular career measured and by what criteria? 'Most popular' is, of course, something that is hard to measure. The job that the largest number of people apply for may...

Too Clever for an Apprenticeship or School Leaver Programme?

11% of parents believe that their children are “too clever for an apprenticeship or school leaver programme”  80.8% of students go to their parents instead of teachers for help making career decisions  45%...

How to Choose the right graduate employer

Even within a single career area, employers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and they offer a diverse range of working environments, training options and opportunities for career development. With so many organisations...

Apostrophe and misspellings

The last thing you want after working hard on your impressive curriculum vitae is to lose out on the perfect job because of a couple of typos! The apostrophe In the UK alone, at least two...

10 Struggles you face when searching for a job after uni

Panic soon sets in for those of you who still haven’t the foggiest what to do for a career, or each time you conveniently learn about “everyone” else at uni securing that new job...

Careers Advice

Personal resilience outweighs salary growth in terms of MBA programme benefits...

Research launched this week at the Association of MBAs (AMBA) Global Conference showcases findings exploring MBA graduates' programme experience; the skills they have acquired;...

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Study Advice

Top tips for postgraduate studies overseas

Quite simply, the range of courses and institutions is too vast. Indeed, those prospective postgraduates who have already looked into overseas study will know...