Infographic: 7 differences between the first and last day of an internship

“You can never make too much of a good first impression” my mum tells me over and over again… So for the first day of my internship at Wizbii, I arrived in a suit. I can’t even describe how awkward I felt when I opened the office doors. It's 2016 of course and employees, especially those who work...

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The TeaShed: World domination, one teabag at a time!

The British are well-known for their love of tea: be it Earl Grey, English Breakfast, or even Lady Grey if you're feeling particularly adventurous. Jules, however, saw a gap in the tea market and decided to launch the TeaShed using her student overdraft. Today, Jules shares the inspiration behind...

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Graduate Jobs vs. Graduate Schemes: What's the Difference?!

So, you’ve just finished uni, but what now? You could take a year out and travel the world, start your own business, but perhaps the most popular option would be to find a job. After at least 3 years of uni, you might finally want something to show for all that hard work and study. Then there's t...

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Letter of recommendation: Why is it important and how do I ask for one?

We all know how difficult it is to find the job of our dreams these days, not to mention the amount of CVs and cover letters that need to be sent before being employed by a company. There's no shortage of articles on how to write a good CV or cover letter, so many that it's easy to forget that th...

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4 characteristics of a successful distance learner

Attending university isn't for everyone and there are many reasons for choosing distance learning: the possibility of having a job whilst studying, having a family to look after or wanting to study a programme that isn't available in any nearby universities. Perhaps you've finally found something...

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Photography in the 21st Century

Being your own boss is the dream for many. No matter the background, everyone wants to be able to break out and stand in the spotlight as striking entrepreneurs.  For many the dream is to make their business their passion. Thus, making this the common ground for these four independent photograph...

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The top 10 qualities and skills employers are looking for!

We usually have a vague idea what kinds of questions recruiters will ask during job interviews: "What are your strengths?" or "Why are you suitable for this job?". These questions allow recruiters to measure your qualities (or "soft skills") and, more importantly, determine if you will fit in wel...

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Oppo, the ice cream with less calories than an apple!

It's seems too good to be true, like something out of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. When The Daily Wiz team found out that an ice cream with less calories than an apple existed, we had to interview the founders of this magical creation. Harry and Charlie share the story of Oppo Ice Cream! K...

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'The opportunity to be a real employee with real responsibilities' at PwC Santiago

As part of her university year-abroad, Ferne Lacon decided to move to Santiago, Chile to carry out a 6-month international work placement in assignment solutions in tax and legal services at PwC. She shares her experience, from the application process to what it's like to work in a different cont...

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Brad Leman, TheGamingLemon: The Comedy Gamer With Over 3 Million YouTube Subscribers

It all started out with an HD PVR he bought at the age of 14 to record clips for a montage on Modern Warfare 2, but Brad has now reached over 3 million subscribers on YouTube. We find out more about his inspiration, plans for the future of his channel and, most importantly, Brad himself!   First...

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Was my summer of placements worth it?

In summer 2014, I spent 10 weeks commuting from Birmingham to Manchester to develop my portfolio. It was challenging, emotional, nerve-wracking, exhilarating and (at times) painfully boring. But was it worthwhile? I finished university with a CV boasting my retail and catering skills, but only t...

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10 Romantic Startups We've Fallen For This Valentine's Day

Aaaahhh Valentine's Day! The time of the year for couples, roses, chocolates: a marketer's paradise. We don't talk about it for 11 months, then suddenly everyone is obsessed: window displays, signs, department stores, social networks... little red hearts and Cupids everywhere! However, for certai...

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The struggles of finding a job in 10 funny GIFs

Finding a job is never a stroll in the park... Between struggling to get a reply from employers, job advertisements asking for impossible amounts of experience, the disappointment when you find out what your first job is really like... The Wizbii team have summed up the 10 key moments of the stru...

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The 4 benefits of speaking a second language

If you’re a native speaker of English then you can speak the language of approximately 400 million people. If you learn Spanish, which is the second most spoken language in the world, then you can add another 500 million to that. Isn’t it amazing to be able to speak to 12.5% of the global populat...

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A genuine feeling of 'team spirit' at FABRYAN

21-year-old Megan Neveling speaks about her experience as a PR/Communications intern at FABRYAN, a luxury womenswear and accessories brand based in London. Can you tell us a bit about your background and education? As a Creative Writing and Social Media enthusiast, I began getting involved wit...

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Jukedeck: create unique, royalty-free music online in seconds!

After graduating from Cambridge University, Patrick Stobbs and friend Ed Rex decided to create Jukedeck.  Co-founder and young entrepreneur Patrick tells us more about the inspiration behind Jukedeck, plans for the future and useful advice for other young entrepreneurs thinking about launching th...

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[Results] Wizbii helps 6 European students fund their studies

In December our European competition Wizbii wants to fund your studies came to an end! To refresh your memory, Wizbii decided to help European students fund their studies due to high university costs and a rising level of unemployment amongst young people. Here you can find out a little bit about...

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Synap: The revision app developed by students, for students

As if being a medical student wasn't enough work already, University of Leeds students James Gupta and Omair Vaiyani decided to develop their own business on the side: Synap, the revision app developed by students, for students. James has been kind enough to share the story behind Synap with us: ...

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