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.

January 15, 2018
4 min read
Denna Sritharan

Are you thinking about working at a start-up?​ Vicky Anscombe (@VickyAnscombe) gives us the insider look on what to expect!

Denna Sritharan
January 10, 2018
10 min read
graduate recruitment jobs

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.

Kitty Harris
December 22, 2017
5 min read
First day of work

Everybody’s first week of work after University is likely to be a bit of a culture-shock. Adulting starts here.

Kitty Harris
December 13, 2017
5 min read
Graduate job

You might have many different reasons in your first graduate job for handing in your notice. But whatever your reasons for writing a notice letter, you must be aware of the way that you leave things.

Kitty Harris
December 4, 2017
4 min read
graduate internships

The reality is that sometimes you need to boost your CV to get a full-time graduate job – particularly if the industry you are aiming for is extremely competitive. One way to do this is to seek out graduate internships relevant to the job applications that you have been sending out.

Kitty Harris
November 28, 2017
5 min read
graduate job search

If you’ve left university recently, then you are probably on the hunt for a graduate job. The first step involves writing a brand new CV.

Kitty Harris
November 24, 2017
6 min read
university students

Use the free time you have at university wisely, be structured in your approach to learning and try to be as balanced as possible in everything you do and you’ll set yourself up for an easier transition into work life as a graduate.

Kitty Harris
November 14, 2017
8 min read
computer industry

Today’s job market is expanding and new job opportunities are opening across all sectors. The esports industry is a great example of an emerging market.

Kitty Harris
November 6, 2017
2 min read
Employee conversation

It isn’t easy to cultivate an environment that entices employees to become brand ambassadors, but it can be done, via a few easy tweaks to your culture.

Kitty Harris
November 3, 2017
6 min read
Street food

We can’t stress it enough – lunch in Clerkenwell and Farringdon is an endless array of delicious cuisines just waiting to be sampled by you and yours.

Kitty Harris
October 23, 2017
5 min read
Library students

If you are sitting there reading this with a degree in mathematics under your belt and no idea what to do next, stop worrying. You are well-equipped to take on a multitude of different roles, even if everything feels bit uncertain right now.

Kitty Harris
October 16, 2017
18 min read
Job search

Have you just finished your PhD and looking to start your career, but don’t know which jobs to go for? You DO know that you don’t want to do a Post-Doc? Then I might have some advice for you!

Kitty Harris
October 12, 2017
8 min read