We’re very excited about the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle this weekend. We also love finding great interview tips to help graduates. So, here’s our mashup of advice graduates can take away from Miss Markle’s transition into becoming a full-time royal and how you can use these tips to find your first graduate job.
Got your first graduate job? Congratulations! As a new hire you are so desperate to please and the pressure is on! Work stress at work can affect everyone, so don’t beat yourself up in the first few months in your new career. Here are our 8 favourite ways to fight the new job jitters and make yourself feel comfortable in your new job.
Every graduate needs help on their career journey, whether it is to get their foot in the door, to be introduced to a potential mentor, or just for some good old advice. Luckily with the era of podcasts you don’t only have to rely on dense self-help books, or parental well-meaning advice. So, we’ve compiled a list to introduce you to some aural gems of wisdom that may help you on your graduate journey.
Despite the rising sense of panic you might have, seeing other graduates adventuring around the world or having snagged the dream graduate job or internship, you can transform your post graduate summer to a productive and enjoyable one. Below is our guide on how to survive the post-graduation blues and be on the path to successfully securing a graduate job position!
If you don’t have a graduate scheme upon graduation under your belt, don't worry! The opportunities for your graduate career are limitless. Finding a role that is right for you, where you develop highly transferrable skills and experience are what you should be after at this stage as a graduate and alternatives to the graduate training schemes can broaden your career path.
Creating the perfect graduate LinkedIn profile is essential for your graduate job search, but after the initial honing, it’s easy to be passive on the platform resulting in minimal leads. To really reap the benefits that LinkedIn has to offer using the platform's tools such as LinkedIn Jobs or LinkedIn Groups can lead you to your next graduate job! Here’s what to do!
Want a job that isn’t the same every day and varies from being analytical to creative? If variation and juggling between diverse tasks sounds like your cup of tea, and if you have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, a Marketing Executive job might be for you!
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.