Looking through hundreds of graduate CVs every day, we've seen (almost) everything; from very unique language skills to typos and even incorrect contact details. But what is actually important on a graduate CV?

February 18, 2020
4 min read
Toby Levy
Toby Levy

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.

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
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
Tips for South Africans in London

Moving to the UK from SA? Our resident Saffa, Alex, shares her top tips on how to navigate the city and more.

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Alex Jonsson
July 22, 2019
7 min read
In-house or agency

Each time a team wants to grow, there is always one question that comes up; should a company conduct its own hiring internally or hire an external recruitment agency?

Toby Levy
Toby Levy
May 20, 2019
3 min read
Undertstanding your first paycheck

Confused by all those taxes and deductions? Check out the BrighterBox guide to understanding your first payslip.

Toby Levy
Toby Levy
May 1, 2019
4 min read
Ethical startups

With Gen Z being touted as the most socially conscious generation to date, it's no wonder that grads are looking to put their money where the mouth is and launch their careers at an ethical start-up.

Beth Sutton
Beth Sutton
April 17, 2019
5 min read
Wellbeing at work

Check out this guide on how to remain cool, calm and collected in your new role, considering April is Stress Awareness Month.

Toby Levy
Toby Levy
April 11, 2019
3 min read
Recruiter

“I want to have a long and successful career in recruitment,” said no graduate, ever. But taking a step back, you learn and develop some indispensable skills...

Toby Levy
Toby Levy
March 27, 2019
3 min read