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!

June 27, 2017
3 min read
Kitty Harris

Many people choose to study law because it’s a ‘safe’ degree. If you are academic and you study hard, then eventually you are guaranteed a good job and a solid salary.

Charlie Johnson
February 14, 2017
15 min read

Use of social media is growing every day and showing no signs of slowing down, so ensuring that your company is working towards an ironclad social strategy should be high up on any startup’s to-do list.

Charlie Johnson
February 13, 2017
7 min read
How to increase your employability without being employed

It’s that classic conundrum – to get a job you need experience, but to get experience you need a job. Competition for jobs nowadays is higher than ever, so you need to be doing everything you can to get your CV to stand out.

Charlie Johnson
January 8, 2017
6 min read
How to make a graduate a job offer that they can't refuse

Making a job offer can be tricky, as you need to ensure you go through the correct steps and do it in the proper way, so that the candidate knows that you are serious and genuinely excited for them to join your company.

Charlie Johnson
January 7, 2017
5 min read
How to attract graduate talent for your startup

Convince a smart graduate that your company is headed for brilliant things and you could end up with a bright employee that fits with your hiring budget and brings tons of great ideas and a fresh perspectives.

Charlie Johnson
January 6, 2017
5 min read
Why graduates should learn to code

There are tons of benefits to learning how to code (not least a whole new world of job opportunities) and it’s a lot easier to do than you think.

Charlie Johnson
January 5, 2017
3 min read
What to consider when choosing an office for your startup

Many startups underestimate how time consuming office-hunting can end up being, so make sure you leave enough time and clear some space in the diary to do it properly. Here are some of the main things to think about when visiting spaces.

Charlie Johnson
April 7, 2016
7 min read
The best things to do in London this Christmas

Emily, a Social & Cultural Anthropology MA graduate from UCL, shares her favourite things happening around the capital city this Christmas.

Charlie Johnson
April 6, 2016
6 min read
Top 8 books for entrepreneurs

However far into the process of building a company you are, it is always appropriate to pick up a book and increase your knowledge and understanding to be more successful.

Charlie Johnson
April 5, 2016
6 min read
9 quick tips to improve your graduate CV

You might never have been told how to write a CV. Most of us are thrust into the working world with only a generic template that we found online. Luckily you can improve your CV in a matter of minutes with these quick tips.

Charlie Johnson
April 4, 2016
5 min read
Common startup hiring mistakes

Hiring someone new is exciting, and usually signals a turning point for your business. You have grown large enough to accommodate one more, who in turn will help you grow further – so it is the sign of progress.

Charlie Johnson
April 3, 2016
5 min read
How to start a blog (and keep up with it!)

Whether you have a business to promote, or writing skills to flex, blogging is a great pastime. When you come to a job interview you will be able to talk at length about how you have proactively turned yourself into a marketing superstar completely off your own initiative.

Charlie Johnson
April 2, 2016
5 min read