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
How to cope starting a new graduate role

It might be tempting to hide in the bathroom and frantically google masters courses in a desperate bid to continue on as a student, but take a moment to read our advice on coping first.

Charlie Johnson
March 7, 2016
2 min read
Crash course in using Instagram to promote your startup

Instagram is well known in marketing for attracting new consumers, but it can also play a major part in showcasing the benefits of working for your fun and dynamic company to potential new employees.

Charlie Johnson
March 6, 2016
3 min read
How to write consistently good content

In order for this to work, the content in your blog needs to be high quality so that readers flock towards it and consider it worthy of share. But how do you write compelling posts consistently?

Charlie Johnson
March 4, 2016
2 min read
Surviving in London on your graduate salary

Sometimes the starting salaries of jobs in London might fall within the bracket of ‘how the hell will I be able to survive?!’, but just remember to stay calm, remain optimistic and follow our expert guidance.

Charlie Johnson
March 4, 2016
3 min read
5 ways to use social media to boost your job application

Your future employers are online, just like everyone else. And we can guarantee that they will be scrolling through social media to get a feel for what sort of person you are.

Charlie Johnson
March 3, 2016
2 min read
Can raising too much money harm your startup?

When starting a business, it might feel as though the only thing you truly need is investment. You could have the perfect idea, the drive and commitment, but your tiny budget just isn’t cutting it.

Charlie Johnson
March 2, 2016
3 min read
Why blogging is a worthwhile pastime for jobseekers

Having a strong online presence is a key part of the marketing mix for startups and smaller companies. It is a vital ingredient for growing a business, so why not impress a potential employer by demonstrating your digital abilities in your own time?

Charlie Johnson
March 1, 2016
2 min read
The difference between startups and SMEs

Both are small companies that have been built from nothing by an entrepreneur to fill a gap in the market. Both are focused on growth, profitability and survival. So far, so similar, however there are a few small, but important, distinguishable features.

Charlie Johnson
February 29, 2016
2 min read
7 best places to work from your laptop in London

The traditional idea of office space is slowly disbanding and a new culture of flexible working space is evolving rapidly. Let’s face it, all you really need is your laptop, wifi, and copious amounts of caffeine.

Charlie Johnson
February 29, 2016
3 min read
4 great books about marketing for startups

Everybody needs help on their startup journey. That might come from mentors, from helpful blogs, or from an age-old classic – the book.

Charlie Johnson
February 28, 2016
2 min read
10 things you will know if you went to the Uni of Leeds

The University of Leeds is the epitome of a student city. However, there are some experiences unique to this red brick university that you will only understand if you went there.

Charlie Johnson
February 27, 2016
4 min read
Top 3 reasons why your content isn't being shared

If you haven’t started content marketing, then can you really call yourself a startup? In all seriousness, creating quality content in order to direct traffic towards your website is a tried and tested way to promote a new business.

Charlie Johnson
February 25, 2016
3 min read