Career

It's not always easy to find a job after university, especially for young graduates who aren't sure how to position themselves on the job market or sell their profile and professional experience. Finding the perfect job takes a certain amount of reflection: have you chosen the right career path? What do you want to do with your career? What kind of contract suits you best and what kind of company would you like to work for? These are just a few example of the many questions The Daily Wiz can help you answer thanks to our various articles on youth employment. Unsure how to update your profile or write a cover letter to attract recruiters' attention and stand out from other candidates? Don't panic, in this section you can also discover all the information you need to face the recruitment process and start your career off on the right foot!

4 tips for a successful interview in a foreign language

Having an interview is stressful in your own language, but when applying for a job abroad where you are expected to be able to hold your own in a foreign tongue, the pressure can become that much harder to handle. However, there’s no need to worry - just like a normal interview, there are certain...

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3 reasons for taking that NGO internship (even if it’s unpaid…)

In an increasingly competitive job market, it is no secret that more and more students are looking to get some work experience as a student or recent grad. It is also no secret that many internships, especially in the charity/NGO sector, are unpaid. In the UK, figures for unpaid internships are o...

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The 10 essential qualities of a successful marketer

With more and more young graduates deciding to pursue a career in Marketing, it's hardly surprising that competition for jobs in the sector is increasing. So, what qualities should you highlight in your CV/cover letter? And, more importantly, are you right for the job? Wait no longer to find out ...

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Cover letters are dead, how to write a successful email pitch?

What's the first thing you do when you start looking for a job/internship? You make a nice, personalised CV and cover letter with the hope of getting an interview... And yet, 75% of cover letters are never even read, I'm not kidding!  That's right, you read correctly, studies show that we - HR,...

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Career: Inspiring quotes from your favourite cartoon characters

Cartoons: you started watching them before you could walk, but that doesn't mean you can't still learn from them as an adult! We have selected the most motivating quotes from your favourite cartoon characters. Although you might not have thought it, they can be truly gifted when it comes to givin...

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10 creative CV designs to inspire your job search in 2017

Well rested after the Christmas break, you're full of energy and ready to get stuck into your job search. Before you start looking for companies you would like to work for or making a list of your skills and interests to help you decide which sector/job you're best suited to however, it's necessa...

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Assessment centres: How to prepare and what to watch out for!

Janice Taylor, founder of Blue Sky Career Consulting, shares her expert advice to help you prepare for assessment centres. Discover when you can expect to be invited to an assessment centre, why they differ from standard job interviews, what is assessed, what to watch out for and, most importantl...

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Going freelance & starting a business: Kiri's tips for turning passion into a career

Kiri Nowak, freelance content writer, online copywriter and founder of The Content Wolves shares her tips for becoming a successful freelancer, starting a business and advice for getting into online copywriting.   Hi Kiri, can you tell us a little about yourself? I had an interest in the media f...

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Psychometric tests: What are they and how to prepare for them?

You’ve finally started applying for graduate jobs and there are a couple of words that are making you feel nervous: Psychometric tests. You may be completely new to them or perhaps you have undergone psychometric tests in the past, but in either case we’re here to explain the different types of t...

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Job interviews: "Forbidden questions" and how to respond

The questions asked during a job interview not only give recruiters the chance to get know candidates and gauge their interest in the position, but also to see how they react under pressure. Recruiters ask standard questions that everyone can prepare for in advance, but also trick questions to tr...

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Job search: 6 habits of a successful job seeker

You're finally ready to start trying to find a job! Feeling motivated and confident, you start this new period of your life by sending off a few CVs here and there. Unfortunately, finding a job isn't as easy as updating your social networks and sending off a couple of CVs. It's important to under...

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Important CV rules to follow when applying for jobs in Europe

Have you found the perfect job or internship abroad? You already speak the language and can't wait to arrive... All that's left to do is prepare the perfect CV to ensure you get the position of your dreams!  We all know that a CV is often the most decisive element for recruiters when it comes to...

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An HR professional's advice for a successful job interview

In an increasingly competitive job market, it's important to give your all and in order to do so, you will need to make a good impression during your job interview. Discover how to behave before, during and after a job interview to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible and avoid any nast...

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8 graduate jobs in London you can apply for right now!

We decided share 8 of our favourite graduate jobs in London with you. Read on to discover graduate opportunities at  New Look, Accenture, Amazon, PwC and more! New Look Ecommerce Graduate Scheme Apply for job New Look are offering successful graduates a two-year rotational programme within thei...

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The Devil Wears Prada: 5 tips to help you successfully start your career!

High heels, impeccably tailored clothes and the latest must-have handbag, you stride confidently down the streets of the capital, ready to get hired by the country's top fashion magazine. Actually wait, that's definitely the credits of a film. You've finally graduated, you don't have an awful lot...

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Resolving conflict at work in 6 steps

You’ve finally found a job you love, doing something that actually interests you. However, there might be a certain someone ruining the atmosphere and stopping you from enjoying your job as much as you should. You’ve tried to ignore the problem, but it’s like ignoring an elephant in the room and ...

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Graduate Scheme Vs. Working for a Startup: The Pros and Cons

Increasing numbers of young graduates are choosing to work for startups after university, rather than pursuing graduate schemes with larger companies. Although graduates schemes can often seem like the most obvious route to take, working for a startup can also offer many advantages. We decided to...

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8 job interview reactions in GIFs

During a job interview, interviewers will ask you many questions. These will mostly be commonly asked questions. Others, however, could be very original and some should probably even be illegal. Before every interview, it's important to prepare answers to any questions you think might come up. Un...

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