Author: Toby M
It’s not uncommon to meet dejected-looking students coming to The Careers Service filled with anxiety that they don’t have “relevant” experience or the “right” experience to put on their CVs in order to apply for jobs in their final year. If this is a concern you share too then fear not – it can be […]
We’ve all heard this statement before, be it from disgruntled friends or the media, and despite the frequency with which it’s uttered, it just isn’t true. There are currently (at the time of writing) 1,020 full-time roles being advertised on CareersLink, and that’s just one vacancy database – and, as the graph below shows, employers […]
As addictive a drug as academic excellence can be, it is prudent to invest some time in activities other than studying. This is because recruiters are seeking more than just book smarts in their prospective new employees. A well-rounded graduate with a 2:1 degree, some work experience and a few interesting extracurricular activities on their […]
Myth #1: If you don’t get on a graduate scheme during your final year, you’ve blown your chances of a good job.
Okay so if you’re not wearing a Christmas jumper, it’s impossible to have a good Christmas, right? Yes Christmas jumpers are great, but they’re not the only thing that makes Christmas special. The same is true for your future job – there are a multitude of alternatives to graduate schemes that will still provide a […]