Monthly Archives: May 2014

Five top tips for using job boards effectively

With competition so fierce on job boards, it’s essential candidates hit all the right notes. Here are some tips for improving your success rate…Read More More job hunting resources can be found on careerhub here

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Job seeking: what to do when you keep getting rejections

Before you give up hope of ever landing the career you’ve set your sights on, Guardian Careers contributor Clare Whitmell has some tips on how to turn a string of rejections into a job offer…Read More More advice on dealing … Continue reading

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‘Speculate to accumulate’ – how to make speculative applications

Blog post from the University of Warwick Careers Service about how to tap into the hidden job market to increase your chances of job search success, through an effective speculative application…Read More More help with writing speculative applications can be … Continue reading

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Inspiring the Future is now in Primary Schools – volunteers needed to provide careers insight

Primary Futures aims to widen the horizons and aspirations of primary school children by helping them make the connections between their lessons and their futures. Primary Futures has been developed by school leaders’ union NAHT in partnership with the Education … Continue reading

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Psychometric tests: what they are and why graduates need to know

Many graduate employers use psychometric tests as part of the selection process for their graduate schemes. Use TargetJobs quick guide to find out what to expect, and have a go at some practice tests…Read More More practice tests can be … Continue reading

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Boost your employability! Volunteer overseas with Concordia

For 70 years now, Concordia has provided volunteering and work opportunities overseas and here in the UK. They work with partner organisations from 60 countries to find volunteering opportunities around the world that make a real difference to local communities. … Continue reading

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What Careers Information Resources you can access as a BU student

As the new term, and a new recruitment cycle gets into full swing I thought it would be useful to highlight some of the information resources that the BU Careers & Employ ability Service provides at any stage in your … Continue reading

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Students: how to use LinkedIn at uni to help you get a job when you graduate

Getting to grips with LinkedIn while you’re still a student is a great way to build contacts. Guardian Careers explains more…Read More More hints and tips on using Social Media including LinkedIn to find work can be found on careerhub … Continue reading

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