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.

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

So you’ve slaved away for the last few years, you’re now pipette-proficient and you’d never mix up mitosis and meiosis in a pub quiz. But graduation is looming and you’re not really sure on your next steps. It can feel like everyone doing a biology degree ends up in medicine or academia, so you have no idea what options are open to you outside of this. But don’t worry, we’ve got you.

Lucy
Lucy Wood
July 24, 2018
5 min read

Ah, the CV personal profile section.  The only thing worse than writing your Tinder profile because sadly you can’t just insert the water emoji here and wait for the offers to come rolling in… but fear not, we're here to save the day (and your job hunt) with these five simple tips!

Lucy
Lucy Wood
July 16, 2018
3 min read

We get it. Applying to your first grad job can be overwhelming. You’re trying to find a job that you’ll love, shine in all stages of the application process and start work before you’ve officially run out of money. It often means you’re typing out a cover letter with no time to check over it or walking into an interview with an interview style that could use some more practice. Sadly, sometimes this can lead to rejection even if you know you’d be a great candidate. If your application journey hasn’t been as smooth as you’d like, check out the following tips: 

Lucy
Lucy Wood
July 4, 2018
5 min read

The thank you email to your interviewer after your interview can be the deciding factor as to whether you get the job or not. It’s a positive reinforcement to the interviewer and shows that you are proactive. As the interviewer must sift through several candidates for a role, a thank you email keeps you fresh in the mind of your interviewer.

Denna
Denna S
June 27, 2018
4 min read