#graduate job

Once university is over, or before if you're organised, it's time to start thinking about applying for a graduate job. Discover the difference between graduate jobs and graduates schemes, how to prepare for job interviews and assessment centres, how to respond to difficult interview questions and how to stand out from the crowd to ensure you are chosen for the job.

4 ways to survive at work when taking time off isn't an option

You feel as though you are on the verge of a burnout, your friends and family keep telling you to take some time off to recharge your batteries and you know they’re right- but that just isn't an option right now. This may be because your holiday time is dwindling or simply because you have so much work that you can’t allow yourself to take a break. Before you lose all hope, there are a few methods that could help you recharge your batteries and avoid having a burnout. These methods obviously won’t replace real time off, but they could be enough to help you get by until then.

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How can I sell my experience abroad when applying for jobs?

Discover why your experience abroad is valuable to recruiters, how to analyse your skills and sell them not only in your CV and cover letter, but also during the interview process!

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8 dream jobs from around the world that you can actually apply for!

From Chocolate Taster to Baby Seal Supervisor, we'll leave it up to you to decide which one is your favourite - you can even apply for a few of them!

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Take your time, travel and try out different things.

I’m 24. After eighteen months working as a Junior Copywriter, I handed in my notice and departed to spend five months working my way around Europe. It was the best choice I’ve ever made.

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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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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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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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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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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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Graduates: A short guide to an intelligent first job search

 Article by Amandine Lavenas Congratulations, you've finally graduated!  To celebrate the occasion, it's time to find a job: welcome to the wonderful world of job hunting. A period of stress and self doubt that we would rather avoid, but in which more and more young graduates find themselves and...

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What should I include on my CV if I don't have much experience?

A student asked me this question a few weeks ago. She wanted to find an internship abroad and asked me what skills she should include on her CV to increase her chances of getting hired. She felt she had no professional experience and therefore couldn't sell herself. We're going to show you that t...

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6 tips to help you find your first job

University's over and it's time to start looking for your first job. However, first jobs after are rarely what we hope for and often lead to disappointment: "So this is having a job?". We wanted to share some advice to help you make the right choice and avoid saying yes to the first thing that co...

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8 graduate jobs to apply for in August!

September is almost here and instead of getting ready to head back to uni, you’re now jobless and unsure of your future. But don’t despair! We’re here to save the day with these 8 graduate jobs that you can apply for right now. There’s a little something for everyone. :)  Amazon Recruiter Gradu...

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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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Graduate Jobs vs. Graduate Schemes: What's the Difference?!

So, you’ve just finished uni, but what now? You could take a year out and travel the world, start your own business, but perhaps the most popular option would be to find a job. After at least 3 years of uni, you might finally want something to show for all that hard work and study. Then there's t...

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Unemployed/ Single: the same struggle? The tale of a young unemployed graduate

Hey young graduate friend who is looking for a job, are you depressed? Me too, don't worry! Being an unemployed graduate is no easy feat. It's been four months and I haven't even touched a press release, posted anything on Facebook or tweeted any company. Four months without managing a website,...

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