Monthly Archives: July 2013

Entering the job market: matching graduate and employer expectations

After years of hard study, some graduates find the reality of work disappointing. Here’s how to manage your expectations… Read More  

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Heading into your first job? Get off to a flying start

Starting your first job is daunting. Here are some tips to ensure you don’t blunder your way through those initial weeks… Read More

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What skills and competencies do graduates need for a career in HR?

Interested in a graduate career in human resources (HR)? Want to know more about the skills and competencies you need? A unique resource available from the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) tells you all you need to know…Read … Continue reading

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We need more IT graduates says UK Business

Research out recently outlines that UK businesses are struggling to find the right graduate talent to fill their IT and computing roles.[1] Research commissioned by totaljobs.com also revealed that over a third (34%) of employers claimed the skills gap was … Continue reading

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What’s it really like to work within the Finance sector in the City?

Magali McIntyre busts some of the common myths about working in finance with Guardian Careers…Read More Further careers and job hunting resources for the Finance sector can be found on careerhub here

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Getting a graduate job in the retail sector

From work experience to graduate schemes, there are a number of ways to break into the retail sector. Prospects explains all… Read More Further careers and job hunting resources for the retail sector can be found on careerhub here  

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Why a job at a small firm is worth it

School for Startups founder Doug Richard says the benefits of joining a young company are so many, new businesses should be turning applicants away… Read More

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