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Immediate start jobs

Unemployed or working in an unsatisfying job? Need a motivational kick?  Here are 3 reasons to apply for immediate start jobs right now: Seize the moment The evenings are dark, the weather is miserable and there’s not much on TV so get a hot cuppa, curl up on the sofa and get applying! Get ahead…

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Writing tips for applications

I give many graduates the advice about wording their applications, and find myself saying the same things over and over again*.  This ‘guide’ made me laugh but makes a serious point that good practice in writing is universal.  One should only break the rules when one knows how to follow them! How to write good…

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UKIERI Work Placement Programme for graduates – course and internship in India

Here’s an unusual and exciting opportunity to travel, get international work experience and undertake further study all in one. The UKIERI Work Placement Programme and the Global Internship Graduate Certificate (GIGC-I) aims to provide recently qualified UK graduates with an opportunity to live and work in India to develop a greater understanding of Indian culture…

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Make the most of the job Fairs

Careers fair season starts in Manchester next week.  All our events are open to graduates and members of the public as well as current students. There are 4 jobs fairs: Ethnic Diversity Fair – Wednesday 10th October Aimed at black and Asian students and graduates. Engineering, Science and Technology Fair – Wednesday 17th October Finance,…

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Applying to 2013 graduate schemes

Most of the big graduate schemes are now accepting applications for 2013.  You are still able to apply even if you have already graduated. Is a graduate scheme for you? Graduate schemes are sometimes seen as the normal option, but actually only a minority of graduates get hired onto them. Another common opinion is that…

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