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.

October 10, 2019
6 min read
Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris

All the ammunition you’ll ever need to freshen up your CV, nail that interview and prepare yourself for the working world is right here.

Hiring? We have legal advice, salary information, hiring trends and on-boarding best-practices (all coming soon). Let’s buddy up.

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.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
October 9, 2019
6 min read

So you’ve made it to your final year – congrats! You’re on the home stretch. Now, we don’t want to sound like one of your overbearing aunts at a family gathering, but…have you thought about what you’re going to do next? To help you out, we’ve compiled a simple guide on how to get a graduate job, and when you need to get started with applications.

Ania
October 7, 2019
5 min read
Startup internship

Internships can be a great way for startups to work with talented students or graduates. Interns and employers have popularised the practice because it affords both sides an opportunity to get a feel for one another on a short-term basis.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
October 3, 2019
6 min read
Four red and yellow ice lollies on a yellow background

Food, glorious food. It's arguably one of the best parts of living. And we're not the only ones who think so. The food and drink sector of the startup industry is booming, and we're certainly not complaining. Here are 13 of our favourite food and drink startups to keep an eye on (and sample) over the next year.

Ania
September 30, 2019
8 min read

Graduating from university with a chemistry degree is a massive step. It requires a lot of dedication and upon graduation, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed and confused over your sense of opportunities.

Denna
Denna S
September 24, 2019
14 min read

Considering a move after university? Here are some reasons why Manchester might be the place for you...

Jake Bentwood
Jake Bentwood
September 23, 2019
9 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.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
September 17, 2019
8 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.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
September 15, 2019
6 min read

In charge of throwing the next work social and stuck on where to go and tired of Happy Hour? Why not try something new? London has an endless array of activities available for a team outing, so it’s easy to keep everyone happy! There are lots of high energy venues, unique activities and cool hotspots to hang out at. Here’s our lowdown of where to go on your next company social in London. Get the team engaged, build the excitement and notice the benefits of the next team social back in the office. 

Denna
Denna S
September 13, 2019
7 min read
A photo of a woman taking notes and browsing her laptop, from the perspective of standing directly behind her. Her brown hair is in a bun and she is wearing glasses and a grey jumper. The laptop is on a wooden table.

Here are our top tips on how to smash your video interview! We've also included a simple guide to using Zoom, Google Hangout and Skype, so nothing takes you by surprise.

Ania
September 12, 2019
11 min read
Interview fails

First time interviewee? Check out our quick guide on how to sabotage your own chances of landing a job you love (and do the opposite).

Charlie Johnson
August 6, 2019
6 min read

Now that the summer has finished, what jobs will our Love Island graduates be best suited to? (Waiting for Ovie to apply to work at BrighterBox any...time...now!)

Jake Bentwood
Jake Bentwood
July 30, 2019
5 min read