Most graduates new to the working world often go into an internship blindly, happy to have got something under their belt. Here are the key takeaways and graduate internship tips that ensure career success in the future.
Authenticity has been getting a lot of buzz over the past couple of years, almost becoming fad-like among millennials. Studies have found that more than half of employees cover up part of their identity to fit in at work. So, what does it take to be authentic at work and why is authenticity so important, especially in the graduate and startup realm?
A salary and work schedule that aligns with your expecations affects your level of contentment, commitment and staying power in a company and important to discuss before committing to the contract. The timing of the discussion is crucial in the hiring process. Here's our guide on how to broach the subject.
Graduates tend to forget that unconscious body movements and posture communicate messages to the interviewer as well as verbal communication. Body language can often make or break job prospects, so the ability to recognise and practice nonverbal communication is a great tool to help connect with your interviewer and help get the graduate job!
Standard questions that seem to be innocuous often carry deeper meaning. It’s the candidate’s responsibility to understand this, read between the lines and develop a response appropriate to what the interviewer is looking for. Here’s a breakdown of the most commonly asked and baffling graduate recruitment questions in a job interview that often carry an additional meaning.
Like any skill, interviewing well is something you can master and the preparation is not too difficult! There are a number of steps you can take before the interview to ensure that you make a great impression. Here’s how you can outshine the competition with a little interview prep and ensure success!
Quicker progressions at a startup and a more fluid role are some of the reasons why choosing the startup underdog over big corporates can be a good choice. Mariel Rubinstein, a graduate from the University of Liverpool for Music, shares her reasons for choosing the startup world.
You'd love a killer graduate job but the job search anxiety has resulted in hours of binge-watching your favourite show rather than polishing up your CV or applying to roles. Here are our best tips to get over your graduate job hunt procrastination and get your started towards your dream job!
It's easy to become daunted after applying for countless jobs without any appealing work prospects. Mairead Finlay decided to take the BrighterBox route after a few weeks of job hunting and is happily employed at a startup and part of the BrighterBox alumni. In this article, Mairead reflects on her first week at work, and her personal journey to where she is now.
If you are thinking about applying to work in recruitment, but aren’t entirely sure that it’s for you, then have a read of a few things you might not have realised about almost all graduate recruitment jobs.