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!

The weirdest jobs in the world

In India you can pay 25p to get your ears cleaned on the street by a Professional Ear Cleaner. I have to admit, I’ve had my fair share of odd jobs in my time; from working in a trebles bar to a watch shop.  However, that's nothing compared to what I found after a bit of research.  If you’re stra...

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RateMyPlacement: Helping students choose wisely

It's time to get some all important experience in the business world, but where to apply?  Which company will actually give you the chance to get some vital hands-on experience in your chosen career area and not just leave you staring at a blank wall all day or, even worse, secretly trying to eat...

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Uni Baggage: Sending your stuff home has never been so easy!

The Uni Baggage Team at Belfast's Titanic Quarter We’ve all been there, at least I have: trying desperately to pull on as many pieces of clothing as possible to reduce the weight of our over packed suitcases as we fly home once uni has finished. That need no longer be a problem, thanks to the Uni...

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Wizbii wants to fund your studies: £1,500 to be won!

Following the success of previous editions, your favourite competition is back for the 3rd time: Wizbii wants to fund your studies!  New this year: we're not only giving away a scholarship in France, but also in Germany, Spain, the UK and Italy!  5 lucky European students will get a massive helpi...

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10 inspiring quotes to help you succeed in your career

Positivism, passion, perseverance. Here are three words to keep in mind to succeed in launching your career! The Daily Wiz has gathered 10 inspiring quotes for you to make note of in order to give yourself that little boost of motivation. ;)   "Success is the ability to go from one failure...

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The happiest job on earth: What is a Chief Happiness Officer?

This job is slowly creating a buzz but is also often subject to ridicule and raises many questions, such as "Is this really a job?" or even "What does it involve? Organising fun activities and parties?" In part, yes, but this job isn't only about having fun. Originating from the United States, th...

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What can you do during your gap year?

I think it's fair to say that the idea of a ‘gap year’ has been wrung for all it’s worth. It’s been taken, fed very strong cocktails, painted with fluorescent paint and doused in glitter to make it a highly attractive, fun and tempting prospect for all students approaching their mid-teens. But wh...

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From envelope to Exeter: Starting university

University is just around the corner, which means a whole new batch of eager young freshers. With A-level results out last week, future freshers are starting to prepare themselves to head off to university. Though most freshers are excited to leave home and start a new adventure, it isn't always ...

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The Top 12 Coolest Jobs in the World

When we were kids, we all dreamt of having a super cool job when we grew up: chocolate taster, professional TV-watcher, video game tester...So what if we told you that these jobs actually exist? That's right. There is actually a person out there paid to eat chocolate. With that, we came up with a...

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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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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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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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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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