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!

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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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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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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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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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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Summer placements: It's not too late!

For many of us, it's that time of year again. No, I'm not referring to the looming presence of exams and deadlines. Over the last couple of months we've been sending out a seemingly endless stream of applications for summer placements, internships, schemes - you name it, we've probably applied fo...

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TickX: Compare ticket prices online to find the best deals!

24-year-old Steve Pearce, co-founder of TickX, tells us about the app nicknamed the 'Skyscanner' of event ticketing. Find out more about the inspiration behind this promising startup, plus helpful advice for other young entrepreneurs. How old were you and Sam when you decided to create TickX ...

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When not to use a creative CV

We’re fans of the alternative CV here at The Daily Wiz, you only need to check out our previous article on them to see why. They can be a fantastic way to show off your creative abilities and your determination. We believe they can be something that really sets you apart from the crowd – if used ...

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How to write the perfect cover letter & find a summer job!

Summer is fast approaching and it's time to think about preparing your CV and cover letter if you want to be sure to find a summer job. But don't worry, we're here to give you some useful advice to help you write the dreaded cover letter. Don't forget, recruiters want to hire the most trustworthy...

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Job interview: it's your turn to ask the questions!

Your interview is almost over, the interviewer has finally finished grilling you and asks you one last question: Do you have any questions? It's time to think hard and come up with a good question, but you can't think of what to reply (too much pressure?), and what a shame, as it's important to f...

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5 useful tips to help you organise your job search and find a job

We all go through the phase of "looking for a job", whether it's as a student, looking for an internship or part-time job, or as a young graduate looking for a first job. With all the different ways of finding a job available, it's easy to feel lost. Where should you start? What sites should you ...

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[Infographic] First Job: Expectations vs. Reality!

Tim has just got his first job and, like most young graduates, he's convinced that he's found the job of his dreams: a stylish desk with a brand new shiny Mac, a high-tech coffee machine and a salary to match that of a senior executive with 5 year's experience. Unfortunately, the reality doesn't ...

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Help! What experience should I include on my CV?

Not having enough relevant experience is a common problem for students and graduates. It can be tempting to include every little detail of your past employment in an attempt to fill up as much space as possible on your CV. However, as with many situations, sometimes less is more. By leaving out l...

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Inside the Company: Tala's summer internship at Barclays

This week as part of our Inside the Company column we interview 21-year-old Tala Abi Esber about her internship as a Personal and Corporate Banking & Barclaycard Summer Analyst at Barclays, London. What was it that attracted you to Barclays/Would you recommend working for Barclays and why...

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