Colours and their meanings: What colours should you use on your CV?

When you are writing your CV, there are a number of factors that need to be taken into consideration such as content, format, page layout, and colours. Your CV is your showcase: like a website, it defines who you are and shows the recruiter all of your qualities in a singe page. Pauline Lahary, f...

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#NoMoreReviews: Twizoo, the app analysing tweets to help you find the perfect restaurant

Twizoo is a new restaurant recommendation app that sources its data straight from Twitter. The app takes customer tweets about restaurants and bars and turns them into recommendations, making choosing a restaurant or bar nearby quick and easy. Twizoo is available for both iOS and Android.  Co-fou...

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Tips to help you nail a Skype interview

Video interviews, or more specifically Skype interviews, are becoming more and more common. This technique allows companies and candidates to save time and resources during the recruitment process, and allows candidates to apply to jobs that are further away. However, a Skype interview requires u...

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What is it like to work abroad?

 I can remember when I was at the open day of my university, a long time ago now, listening to one of the course convenors talk about the ‘Year Abroad’, the third year of my degree. They talked about it as if it was almost holy, and indeed it seemed mystical and tempting, and above all, a long ti...

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University societies: To join or not to join?

University is the introduction for most of us to independence. It's a chance for us to move away from home and start afresh. However, I'm sure all of the uni students out there will agree with me when I say, the workload is more than you could ever think of. Unlike college, you have to get all of...

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Drip: Save money and discover independent coffee shops right from your phone

We interviewed Ruben (aged 25), the founder of recently launched Drip, a mobile app that allows you to purchase coffee from your phone and that is aiming to be the biggest chain of independent coffee shops around the world. You can discover local coffee shops and enjoy discounted beverages all fr...

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Fun & Friendly: The Top Start-up Life Perks

F&F. These letters summarize two major advantages of working in a start-up: Fun and friendly! Dying to know more? Check out some of the cool things UK start-ups are doing that make them so awesome to work in and our cool infographic below. From fun team activities, like Transferwise's Holi c...

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Trade your unwanted items on Paperclip

Rich Woolley (aged 27) is the founder of Paperclip, the platform that allows you to trade your unwanted items for something that you actually want.  Available on Google play and as of today on the App Store, Paperclip is the way to trade up. Rich has shared a bit about his start-up experience wit...

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How to Succeed in Your Interviews

In the current economy it’s actually quite difficult to get a job. There are so many people out there looking and there just don’t seem to be enough jobs to go around. That’s why it’s crucial that if you get an interview you know what to do to really kick it off right. You want to make sure that ...

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Attend dinner parties and meet new people with Social belly

Social Belly is an online community that helps Londoners find dinner parties hosted by other people. Founded by Dimple Lalwani (aged 24), the aim is to help Londoners meet new people and bond over mutual interests and home cooked food. Currently still in the Beta phase, Dimple shares her experien...

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How to write a follow-up email

You're right in the middle of searching for an internship, contracts and the plenty of other tasks that take up a high percentage of your time. Job hunting, in general, is time consuming and rarely fruitful. That's exactly why putting quality before quantity is crucial when managing your time. Su...

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RefME, the referencing app saving students

Tom Hatton's (aged 25) start-up RefME is changing the game for students everywhere. Co-founded  by Ian Foreshew and Tom Gardiner, RefME is a free mobile and online tool that takes the pain out of the referencing process. It automates citations, references, and bibliographies, turning a long and t...

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Useful apps for your Year Abroad

In my seemingly universal and endless quest to forever be connected to WiFi when I was abroad, I was at first a little bit beside myself when neither of the schools I worked in had any connection! ‘Oh, that’s fine,’ I said to the teachers, silently fighting back tears. But in actual fact, I’m qui...

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Crowdsource a second opinion with Wooju

Calum Leslie (aged 24) is the founder of Wooju, the app that lets you crowdsource a second opinion in seconds. Unsure about that new shirt you just bought? Hesitating between the beef or the chicken? Simply snap a picture and send it to your friends or the Wooju community for a quick yes or no an...

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Franca Frankly: Student & part-time lifestyle and beauty Youtuber

Young & Talented: From Youtube channels to arts to sports, some students are living a double life between studying and extra curricular activities. For Franca, her love for beauty and fashion trends turned into a healthy Youtube channel. With over 5,000 subscribers, Franca Frankly (...

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10 Tips to Shine during a Short-Term Internship

In a six month internship, you have time to settle into the normal routine, understand the business and then, once you feel comfortable, dazzle your boss with your brilliance. However, in internships that last a week or maybe two this can be somewhat challenging. You essentially have five days to...

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Fashion blogger: How to dress for a job interview

When you're super motivated at the very beginning, you start to distribute your CV and cover letter to companies in the hope of securing yourself an interview. Every day in the news they don't stop going on about how unemployment in the UK has never been higher. A while later, you start to feel d...

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30 tips to help you manage your student budget

We all know that student life isn't as easy as it seems. Some statistics that prove this are, in general, true but not very useful. To avoid running out of toilet paper at the end of the month because you've got no money left for anything, take a look at these 30 tips to help you save money and e...

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