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!
Taking the time to ensure that a new employee settles in smoothly will pay off in the long run as they are more likely to have a positive first impression of the company and fit in with the rest of the group, rather than feeling like an outsider
Been offered a graduate job? Awesome! Don’t rush straight into signing on the dotted line though. Sometimes it feels a bit awkward taking the time to read all the fine print, but if your employer is even halfway decent then they will completely understand.
Every day new businesses are turning from dream into reality. While the San Francisco Bay Area has held the undisputed title of world startup hub for a few years now, London is not so far behind.
You might have the perfect product or ideal service, but if your marketing isn’t hitting the spot then your startup won’t survive. With limited resources and a budget that makes you wince whenever you mention it, there isn’t much room for making mistakes.
Work experience gained while you are still studying is a great idea if you want to get ahead. Graduating with skills that are relevant to the industry you want to progress into will set you apart when it comes to leaving the student life behind.
Before you get to head up a successful business you need to do your market research. It might seem like a drag, but in the long run a good base of research will give you the tools to get ahead better than your hunches and instincts.
Account executives can be found in a huge variety of industries. From recruitment, to PR, to advertising agencies; essentially any company that deals with clients and works in the B2B sector will require people to fill account executive positions.
When you are at university you don’t know how many jobs there are in the world. Most graduates aren’t aware of the complexity of the industries that exist outside the universities, and the range of careers that psychology graduates are perfect for.