How to increase your employability without being employed

It’s that classic conundrum – to get a job you need experience, but to get experience you need a job. Competition for jobs nowadays is higher than ever, so you need to be doing everything you can to get your CV to stand out.

October 10, 2019
6 min read
Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris

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.

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
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
Denna S
January 15, 2018
4 min read

Are you thinking about working at a start-up?​ Vicky Anscombe (@VickyAnscombe) gives us the insider look on what to expect!

Denna
Denna S
January 10, 2018
10 min read
graduate recruitment jobs

If you are thinking about applying to work in recruitment, but aren’t entirely sure that it’s for you, then have a read of a few things you might not have realised about almost all graduate recruitment jobs.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
December 22, 2017
5 min read
First day of work

Everybody’s first week of work after University is likely to be a bit of a culture-shock. Adulting starts here.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
December 13, 2017
5 min read
Graduate job

You might have many different reasons in your first graduate job for handing in your notice. But whatever your reasons for writing a notice letter, you must be aware of the way that you leave things.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
December 4, 2017
4 min read
graduate internships

The reality is that sometimes you need to boost your CV to get a full-time graduate job – particularly if the industry you are aiming for is extremely competitive. One way to do this is to seek out graduate internships relevant to the job applications that you have been sending out.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
November 28, 2017
5 min read
graduate job search

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.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
November 24, 2017
6 min read
university students

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.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
November 14, 2017
8 min read
computer industry

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.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
November 6, 2017
2 min read
Employee conversation

It isn’t easy to cultivate an environment that entices employees to become brand ambassadors, but it can be done, via a few easy tweaks to your culture.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
November 3, 2017
6 min read
Street food

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.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
October 23, 2017
5 min read