You’ve considered a move into the world of startups but it can often be difficult to understand what working for a startup really entails. When people think about startups it’s usually in relation to the perks: the table tennis tournaments, the free alcohol or crazy team building activities. It’s one of the bonuses of working for startups but regardless of the company, startups can be very hard work and there’s no where to hide when it comes to working hard. In fact, 23% of startups fail due to poor recruitment decisions. That’s why it’s paramount that you pick a startup that fits your interests and personality.
If you’ve left university recently, then you are probably on the hunt for a graduate job. The first step involves writing a brand new CV.
Use the free time you have at university wisely, be structured in your approach to learning and try to be as balanced as possible in everything you do and you’ll set yourself up for an easier transition into work life as a graduate.
Today’s job market is expanding and new job opportunities are opening across all sectors. The esports industry is a great example of an emerging market.
We can’t stress it enough – lunch in Clerkenwell and Farringdon is an endless array of delicious cuisines just waiting to be sampled by you and yours.
If you are sitting there reading this with a degree in mathematics under your belt and no idea what to do next, stop worrying. You are well-equipped to take on a multitude of different roles, even if everything feels bit uncertain right now.
Internships can be a great way for startups to work with talented students or graduates. Interns and employers have popularised the practice because it affords both sides an opportunity to get a feel for one another on a short-term basis.
Don’t be disheartened if you feel lost after graduation. It happens to everyone and is perfectly understandable. The thing to remember is that optimism and positivity are what you should focus on and aim towards every day.
Choosing between getting a 'proper job' or travelling can cause many sleepless nights for millennials. There are pros and cons to both options, and they often depend on your circumstances. Nobody can tell you what the right answer is – that is up to you.
When you are at university you don’t know how many jobs there are in the world. Most graduates aren’t aware of the complexity of the industries that exist outside the universities, and the range of careers that psychology graduates are perfect for.