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‘I need a job, now!’

Your graduate friends all seem to be posting on Facebook about amazing new careers and colleagues. Your student mates are back at uni scoffing free Welcome Week pizza. How about you, have you been looking for a job but getting nowhere, or maybe you’ve been procrastinating getting started? How are you feeling? Scared, worried, daunted,…

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Get linked up on LinkedIn

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? Do you have a profile but are not really sure what you are supposed to do with it? LinkedIn is useful for: Developing a professional online profile to complement your CV. Helping ensure that potential employers are impressed by what they find if they Google you. A well-developed LinkedIn…

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Immediate start vacancies

Here’s a selection of immediate start vacancies that have recently been added to CareersLink. If you use the advanced vacancy search in CareersLink you can look for the vacancy ID number quoted. As a graduate you can of course also apply for 2015 graduate schemes if you wish, but these posts start January at the…

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Musings on making career choices

I recently read two interesting articles which looked at different problems with the graduate job market. From the Telegraph: ‘Why do 1 in 4 graduates quit within a  year of starting work?’ From the THE: ‘Underemployed graduates stay in stepping-stone jobs too long’. Both are from employers point of view with recommendations of how they…

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City firms recruiting now

City firms are amongst the companies which traditionally recruit earliest in the academic year for graduate schemes and placements. We are in the process of compiling a list of deadlines for city firms which will go on our website to help you plan your applications for 2015. It won’t be ready for a couple of…

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