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.

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
Employment contract

Congrats on your job offer! Now read top advice from an employment law expert on key things to note in your shiny new contract. (Spoiler alert: salary isn't one of them!)

Jane Johnson Employment Solicitor
Jane Johnson
March 21, 2019
5 min read
What can I do with a modern languages degree?

You've just graduated with a degree in Modern Languages and the job hunt has never seemed so unfocussed. Fear not; the BrighterBox team is here to help!

Beth Sutton
Beth Sutton
March 7, 2019
5 min read
Jeremy Dodd of Go Instore

The BrighterBox team caught up with the company's first ever placements to see how their roles and careers have evolved over the last 3 years. Take a look if you always wondered what a career in business development could lead to.

- Charlie Johnson
February 25, 2019
3 min read
How to get a job with no experience

4 fulfilling grad jobs you didn’t know you could bag at high-growth startups.

- Charlie Johnson
February 21, 2019
4 min read

Everyone knows Wall St, but is Old Street now a more attractive proposition to graduates?

Toby Levy
Toby Levy
February 20, 2019
2 min read
Making Job Applications

PR, Marketing and Social Media internships were our most popular in 2018. But what were the least popular roles?

Toby Levy
Toby Levy
January 14, 2019
4 min read