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?
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.
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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.
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!
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:
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.
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Need to impress your interviewer so you can secure a graduate job? There are a number of steps you can take for the interview to ensure that you make a great impression. Like any skill, interviewing well is something you can master and the preparation is not too difficult! Here’s how you can outshine the competition with a little interview prep and ensure success!