Confused by all those taxes and deductions? Check out the BrighterBox guide to understanding your first payslip.
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.
As Beyoncé drops yet another album without warning, it’s natural to wonder just how she manages to do it all. From creating new music, to touring, to staying on top of her business ventures, philanthropic work and also being a mother - she has a busy schedule. It’s a badly kept secret that Beyoncé has an incredible work ethic but what exactly has turned Beyoncé into a global superstar and how can we incorporate some of her keys to success into our own careers?
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!
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. But it's more than that and that is why it’s paramount that you pick a startup that fits your interests and personality.
Team activities creates an environment for collaboration and brings together employees. Not only is it valuable to have good communication between employees but team activities can produce great results. Team activities in the startup workplace contribute drastically toward employee motivation and work performance. Here are our favourite 10-minute team building exercises that boost morale & get the team eager to tackle the work day.
Confused about what to wear for a graduate interview? As graduate recruiters, we get asked every day the question of what a graduate candidate should wear for an interview. Dressing for an interview follows the same prep rules as the actual interview. Despite having really strong work experience or how well you answer interview questions never underestimate the importance of a put-together interview outfit.
With all the excitement of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle, we made a mashup of advice graduates can take away from the Duchess of Sussex’s transition from actress to full-time royalty and how you can use these tips to find your first graduate job.
Got your first graduate job? Congratulations! As a new hire you are so desperate to please and the pressure is on! Work stress at work can affect everyone, so don’t beat yourself up in the first few months in your new career. Here are our 8 favourite ways to fight the new job jitters and make yourself feel comfortable in your new job.
Every graduate needs help on their career journey, whether it is to get their foot in the door, to be introduced to a potential mentor, or just for some good old advice. Luckily with the era of podcasts you don’t only have to rely on dense self-help books, or parental well-meaning advice. So, we’ve compiled a list to introduce you to some aural gems of wisdom that may help you on your graduate journey.
Despite the rising sense of panic you might have, seeing other graduates adventuring around the world or having snagged the dream graduate job or internship, you can transform your post graduate summer to a productive and enjoyable one. Below is our guide on how to survive the post-graduation blues and be on the path to successfully securing a graduate job position!