With Gen Z being touted as the most socially conscious generation to date, it's no wonder that more and more grads are looking to put their money where the mouth is and launch their careers at an ethical start-up. Read on to find out more about 6 of our top picks!

April 17, 2019
5 min read
Beth Sutton

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!

Denna S
April 6, 2018
5 min read

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!

Denna S
March 29, 2018
7 min read

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. 

Denna S
March 21, 2018
5 min read

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?

Denna S
March 15, 2018
4 min read

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.

Denna S
March 7, 2018
4 min read

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!

Denna S
February 28, 2018
6 min read

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.

Denna S
February 22, 2018
8 min read

Graduating from university with a chemistry degree is a massive step. It requires a lot of dedication and upon graduation, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed and confused over your sense of opportunities.

Denna S
February 14, 2018
12 min read

Like any skill, interviewing well is something you can master and the preparation is not too difficult! There are a number of steps you can take before the interview to ensure that you make a great impression. Here’s how you can outshine the competition with a little interview prep and ensure success!

Denna S
February 8, 2018
6 min read

Quicker progressions at a startup and a more fluid  role are some of the reasons why choosing the startup underdog over big corporates can be a good choice. Mariel Rubinstein, a graduate from the University of Liverpool for Music, shares her reasons for choosing the startup world. 

Denna S
January 31, 2018
3 min read

You'd love a killer graduate job but the job search anxiety has resulted in hours of binge-watching your favourite show rather than polishing up your CV or applying to roles. Here are our best tips to get over your graduate job hunt procrastination and get your started towards your dream job!

Denna S
January 24, 2018
4 min read

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.

Denna S
January 15, 2018
4 min read