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
10 apps to improve your London graduate life

Got a graduate job in London? Ready to get the most out of your new city? Don’t worry, there’s an app for that. Or loads of apps in fact.

Charlie Johnson
March 19, 2016
5 min read
How to choose a name for your startup

I bet you thought naming your startup would be the fun bit. In reality, it can be a serious headache. There are a few rules that you might want to follow when choosing a name, but essentially you have the go ahead to let your imagination run free.

Charlie Johnson
March 18, 2016
6 min read
5 signs you need to change your job

Getting a job after university is a huge challenge in itself. So what happens if it suddenly doesn’t feel like the right role for you? Should you carry on despite your misgivings? Or throw in the towel and switch it up?

Charlie Johnson
March 17, 2016
5 min read
Utilising Twitter for your startup success

For promoting your startup Twitter is perfect, as you are able to get to the crux of the matter without wasting time. It is also great for keeping on top of everything that is happening in your community because of the sheer amount of information exchanged every day.

Charlie Johnson
March 16, 2016
6 min read
Is a master's really worth it?

Considering master’s degrees are usually very expensive, you will want to be certain that you are getting what you need from your money – namely, will it make you more employable?

Charlie Johnson
March 15, 2016
4 min read
Using Snapchat to promote your startup

When used correctly Snapchat effectively reaches a huge network of young people and can potentially serve up ads with 100% visibility. Not bad, right? Plus, it’s pretty fun.

Charlie Johnson
March 14, 2016
5 min read
How to stand out at a startup group interview

It is natural to feel intimidated when walking into a room full of prospective candidates, but being able to stand out from the crowd will ensure you are memorable (for the right reasons, hopefully).

Charlie Johnson
March 13, 2016
4 min read
How to choose an awesome logo for your startup

Your logo needs to be recognisable and evoke the emotions you want instilled in your brand persona. In some cases, your logo might be the first contact someone has with your company and you want their reaction to be singularly positive. Not too much to ask, is it?

Charlie Johnson
March 12, 2016
6 min read
What not to include on your CV

With the jobs market the way that it is, internal and external recruiters don’t have as much time as they would like to go through CVs. In order to ensure yours isn’t one that gets dismissed, go through this checklist of things that are commonly included on CVs and take them off ASAP.

Charlie Johnson
March 11, 2016
3 min read
Social media week

The general atmosphere was one of anticipation, friendly networking and frantic tweeting. Luckily the edgy neon signage and brightly lit bar made for quirky photographs quickly snapped on iPhones.

Charlie Johnson
March 10, 2016
6 min read
8 tips for surviving your final year of uni

Yes, the dissertation is tough, yes, you will lose your social life, yes, it’s scary that the end of education is getting closer BUT it’s also a period of time in which you can really enjoy your projects and studies, knowing it’s the last stretch.

Charlie Johnson
March 9, 2016
4 min read
5 ways to get your content to go viral

Having your website shared across thousands of platforms all over the world means that your website is valued by readers and reaches a wider pool of people. But what triggers this reaction in some posts and not in others?

Charlie Johnson
March 8, 2016
3 min read