Category: Undergraduate

Interested in Investment Banking? Seven tips on getting in

Investment banks help organisations, individuals and governments to raise capital, often by investing in the financial markets or selling shares. They also provide other services to organisations, for example performing large mergers and acquisitions. Investment banking is a very popular area with graduates looking for a challenging career and high financial rewards, however combined with […]

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Get ready to return to University.

It may be August but sure enough that remaining time will fly by. Are you ready for the challenges of the year ahead? Going into your second  or pre-final year? Everyone talks about internships,  looking for one, applying, interviews & assessment centres, getting one / not getting one. The joy, the despair! Internships are just another […]

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Why it’s OK to fail

Let’s get this out of the way first – at some point, you’re going to fail. Everybody does. Sometimes, things happen which make you feel stressed out and knock your confidence, and you’ll probably go away and eat your body weight in Domino’s to try and get over it. Whatever it is – you get…

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Have you heard of the practice effect? – it could transform your job hunting success

By Amanda Conway, Careers Consultant By now you will probably have already heard about psychometric tests and how they are regularly used by employers to shortlist and select candidates – you may have already encountered one of them! Around 70% of the major graduate employers now use some form of testing to gain insight into…

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