Soft skills: How to show off your personality and get hired!

Looking for your first job but don't have enough experience on your CV to get noticed by employers? Don't panic! All of us use skills without even noticing: soft skills, to be precise! Let's have a look at what they are and find out how to identify those which will best help you stand out in the...

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How to write a follow-up email after a job interview

You're looking for a job, and it's taking ages. Finding a job is extremely time consuming and often not very fruitful, which is why favoring the quality of applications over the quantity will save you time. Everyone keeps telling you to send personalised applications! Follow-up emails are as impo...

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3 steps to finding a job alongside your studies

Increasing numbers of companies in the UK and abroad want their future employees to have more experience and training. Because of this, many young people are asking the question, "How can I find a job after university if I have no previous experience in the sector?" It's not an easy task, but it...

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What are the jobs of the future in digital technology?

Digital technology is the leading employment sector with almost 900,000 vacancies estimated for 2020, according to predictions made by the European Union. But what are these jobs, what positions have been created recently and what areas are expected to undergo most growth over the coming years? C...

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Student Entrepreneur: How to Balance Your Time Between Study and Startup

Article written by Hugo Weinmann, Founder of I-Marketing Pro Before becoming a student entrepreneur, it's important to have an idea for your project (innovative or otherwise), but you also need to be aware of one very important thing: you're going to have to manage two timetables. Your universit...

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How to know when it’s time to leave: 10 tell tale signs for the newly employed

Remember the days when you were still in education and you were excited about the prospect of getting your first job and that first proper payslip? Do those thoughts seem like a distant memory? Now you’ve got that job, perhaps the novelty has worn off a little and you’ve started to think “is this...

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How To Budget Travel Successfully

Jet Set, Go! Make Sure You’ve Booked a Flight to Fit Your Budget No matter if it’s regarding the dates you’re travelling or the cities you’re going to; flexibility is a great way to take advantage of the best travel deals available. StudentUniverse allows you to compare flights and accommodation ...

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How to find a job after graduation? By following these 3 steps!

In the not so distant future you will say goodbye to university and proudly enter the world of work, degree in hand and high expectations. Despite the difficulties of finding a job, you needn't worry, because having a degree is still the most effective way to get hired. In fact, the majority of e...

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4 habits damaging your productivity

Whether you're a student, young professional or entrepreneur, being productive is necessary if you want to complete everyday tasks, the  quality of your work and evolution of your career depends on it. Therefore, taking the perspective of what "not to do", we have devoted an article to those litt...

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10 most frequently asked questions in a job interview

After countless CVs sent to companies all over the country, to even the most far and desolate corners of the UK, you've finally received an email summoning you to an interview. Well done! But that's right, it's more of a "summoning" than an "invitation".  Discover the 10 most frequently questions...

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How to deliver a captivating presentation in 5 steps

Okay, you probably think you won't learn anything new in this article, that it's just like all the others on the subject. Hmm... Yes, but no. Here's why: all the advice in the world on how to deliver a presentation, all the techniques to help build your charisma won't work unless you put them int...

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Do's and don'ts: Nonverbal communication in a job interview

Can you already imagine yourself as the CEO of a successful company? A likeable but firm manager, the perfect boss and inspiration?  Before you set off on the amazing adventure that is starting a business, you will probably already have applied for jobs at some well-known, attractive companies (w...

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Sell Sprint: The hassle-free way to cash-in on your unwanted items

Today we interview James Harford-Tyrer, the 24-year-old Founder and CEO of Sell Sprint, the UK's first on-demand selling service. Read on to find out more about his startup and advice for starting a business. When was Sell Sprint founded and how did you come up with the idea? Sell Sprint was ...

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6 tips to help you become a (successful) freelancer

Do you feel as though you have a mini Mark Zuckerberg hidden away somewhere, waiting to escape? Perhaps you can't find any jobs that match your qualifications or the responsibilities you are looking for. You know exactly what it is you would like to do, but aren't sure which door to knock on. You...

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Are business cards a thing of the past?

Business cards have become an indispensable tool in the professional world. Name, company, logo, telephone number, address, website... a small, rectangular card that slides perfectly into your pocket or wallet, sums up your whole identity and can be very useful! However, with the digital revoluti...

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INK HUNTER: The augmented reality app for tattoo lovers

Many of you will already have heard of INK HUNTER, and for those of you who haven't, INK HUNTER is a popular new app which lets you see what a tattoo would look like on any part of your body, helping you make up your mind before getting the real thing. We decided to interview the two young founde...

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7 tips to help you find a job in China

Increasing numbers of young graduates and entrepreneurs are turning to China to find work. However, it requires determination and a lot of patience. In this article, we are going to give you 7 tips to help you find your first job in China.   Article written by Oliver Verot from Gentleman Marketi...

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Myth and hyperbole: Behind the start-up story

In the murky grey fog of modern marketing and sales, the theme of authenticity can shine through like a sunbeam. At every stage of the business life cycle, brands are desperate to appear as genuine consumer allies in a world of corporate entities out to take your money. Entire marketing budgets a...

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