The difference between startups and SMEs

Both are small companies that have been built from nothing by an entrepreneur to fill a gap in the market. Both are focused on growth, profitability and survival. So far, so similar, however there are a few small, but important, distinguishable features.

Kitty Harris
February 29, 2016
2 min read
10 things you will know if you went to the Uni of Leeds

The University of Leeds is the epitome of a student city. However, there are some experiences unique to this red brick university that you will only understand if you went there.

Kitty Harris
February 27, 2016
4 min read
5 things to do in London this summer

London in the summer is one of the best cities in the world. It might be a little more congested with tourists, and slightly stickier in the heat, but with so much going on you are spoilt for choice with what to do with those extra-long summer days.

Kitty Harris
February 24, 2016
2 min read
Top tips for your phone interview with a startup

Phone interviews are becoming increasingly common. They are a useful way for employers to screen candidates before a face-to-face interview, particularly if confidence and personality are key factors in the job role.

Kitty Harris
February 23, 2016
2 min read
6 reasons why being a graduate beats being a student

Get ready to reverse your thinking, graduate life definitely has a lot to offer (plus it doesn’t include 9am lectures on a hangover).

Kitty Harris
February 22, 2016
3 min read
How to deal with rejection from a graduate job

Graduates applying for jobs in the current climate might end up experiencing more rejection than usual (unless you are utterly brilliant or very lucky) and it can start to dent anyone’s confidence.

Kitty Harris
February 21, 2016
3 min read
5 common startup interview mistakes

Ok, so a cool startup with an awesome business plan has seen your CV. Relax, and ensure you don’t make any of these common mistakes.

Kitty Harris
February 20, 2016
3 min read
6 ways to make the most of your graduate internship

Internships can be a great way to get experience. If you are finding it difficult to get a graduate job straight off the bat, then an internship will considerably fill out your CV.

Kitty Harris
February 19, 2016
3 min read
5 reasons why graduates should work for startups and SMEs

Degree, done. Pretty exciting, right? You survived final year! Enjoy your success and get used to being called ‘The Graduate’.

Kitty Harris
February 18, 2016
3 min read
Dos and don'ts: maintaining a healthy graduate lifestyle

At University you seem to be either one or the other. Either halfway to alcoholism with a diet that heavily features pizza, or a sports star who splits time between the library and the gym.

Kitty Harris
February 17, 2016
3 min read
Tailoring your CV

A BrighterBox look at how important it is to tailor your CV when applying for graduate jobs. Spoiler alert: it's easier than you think.

Charlie Johnson
February 17, 2016
2 min read
You know you're a UCA student when

Oozing the sort of chic, fleek, and style that other unis can only dream of, the University for the Creative Arts has always been a pretty unique institution.

Charlie Johnson
February 16, 2016
4 min read