University

You’ve just graduated. Congratulations! But sadly, starting your search for serious employment can seem a little daunting. Luckily, we can help.

August 16, 2017
6 min read
Kitty Harris
emoji mask

There is a definite question being raised nowadays about whether it is ever appropriate to use emojis in work emails. And if it’s OK to use them at work, then how about in a job application?

Kitty Harris
August 8, 2017
3 min read
LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a rare breed of social media that nobody seems to understand until after they graduate. Once you have passed all your final exams and moved out of your student house it might be time to blow the cobwebs off your LinkedIn profile and start using it properly.

Kitty Harris
August 2, 2017
7 min read
creative

It’s not always easy to tell which graduates are loaded with potential and which are simply blagging their way into the job, so using your instinct to discern the real gems is vital.

Kitty Harris
July 24, 2017
6 min read
FinTech: the alternative graduate career in finance

Innovate Finance's Head of Policy and Regulation, Dan Morgan, explains why FinTech must be on your watchlist of exciting new sectors to explore.

Charlie Johnson
July 13, 2017
3 min read
Business Woman

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about a role in customer service. The world is changing. Customer service is the latest role to be redefined into something that people are competing furiously to land a job in.

Kitty Harris
July 11, 2017
6 min read
London tube

If you have secured your first graduate job in London, then congratulations! You might be expecting life in London to be hectic and a bit of a whirlwind at first, but have you considered your commute?

Kitty Harris
July 5, 2017
6 min read
Interview

We asked some of the grads on our books: what was the weirdest or funniest interview experience you ever had? The answers were hilarious (and sometimes downright worrying). Here are some of our favourites!

Kitty Harris
June 27, 2017
3 min read
recruiter

Working with dedicated recruiters can be the ticket to getting in front of hiring managers at interesting companies, because they are dedicated to spotting talent in people and matching them with suitable roles.

Kitty Harris
June 8, 2017
7 min read
depressed girl

There are a few factors that can mean you hit a bit of a roadblock after graduation. The sudden lack of structure and deadlines combined with career pressure either from family or your own motivation to do well can start to have a negative effect on your mental health.

Kitty Harris
June 1, 2017
5 min read
laptop

Starting a graduate job is often a shock to the system. After years of living via your own personal body clock and using the library from midday until 2am simply because it suits your mood, strict working hours can make productivity feel elusive.

Kitty Harris
May 25, 2017
5 min read
graduate business woman

You will no doubt have heard about the traditional way to score yourself a graduate job. Smarten up your CV, send it out to advertised posts either online or in person, and then sit tight and wait for a response.

Kitty Harris
May 22, 2017
5 min read
How to encourage a fit and healthy startup culture

As the world becomes aware of the increasing dangers of traditional corporate office culture you might want to think of ways to set the benchmark for your startup that goes above and beyond in encouraging healthy employees

Kitty Harris
April 18, 2017
5 min read