'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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CutiePieMarzia, the talented young YouTuber with endless creativity

Many young people express their creativity through music, cinema, theatre, but also blogs and YouTube channels. Some even a have an interesting talent! For Marzia, 23, her talent is, above all, part of her creativity. Smiling and sunny, this young Italian is now very famous thanks to her channel ...

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Writing a CV: Which fonts should you use?

A while back, we shared an article giving advice about the best colours to use for your CV depending on your job sector. Today, we are delighted to welcome Pauline Lahary, founder of Mycvfactory (for creative CVs) who shares which fonts you should use for your CV. When writing your CV, it is impo...

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7 exciting graduate job opportunities to get rid of January blues!

We wanted to share these 7 exciting graduate job opportunities with you to help get rid of those January blues! You can of course find many more offers on Wizbii.    Amazon Graduate Software Development Engineer See job offer More info You will work as part of an Agile team at the Amazon...

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Jewelbots: inspiring girls to get excited about coding!

We interview Brooke Moreland, co-founder and COO of Jewelbots, the innovative American startup inspiring girls to get excited about coding from a young age.  Firstly, who are the founders of Jewelbots and how did you meet? Sara Chipps is the cofounder and CEO and I’m Brooke Moreland, cofounder a...

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#Recruitment: What hobbies and interests should you include on your CV?

Ah, the famous "Hobbies and Interests" section... Even if it's not the first thing recruiters look at, it's still important as it allows recruiters to get an insight into your personality and interests. Certain companies such as Club Med for example, say that your personality is just as important...

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Wonderush: from pole-dancing to pottery - unlimited, last-minute classes around London

Finding an activity that suits you isn't always easy. Whether it's because of an uncertain, busy timetable that means you find it hard to commit, or maybe it's just because you just want to try out a few different classes but find it costly and time-consuming... Entrepreneur Nelson Sivalingam has...

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Want to teach English and travel the world? Sophie shares her experience

We are lucky enough to have the chance to speak to Sophie, who talks us through her experience teaching abroad after obtaining a TESOL certificate. Find out what motivated her to teach English abroad, how she found a teaching job, what it's really like to move to another country, the ups and down...

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10 tips to help expand your international network at uni!

Having the chance to meet international students is a great opportunity, it's the chance to practice a new language, meet new people, find a job or just to gain more insight into other countries and cultures. The founder of the startup Texten offers you 10 useful tips on how to expand your inter...

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