Monthly Archives: September 2014

Retail interview tip: study the retailer’s competition

Commercial awareness is not just about researching the employer you want to start your graduate career with; you also need to understand its competitors in the retail industry to see the bigger picture… Read More

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Professional hobbies: how to start your little bit on the side

In the uncertain job market, having a side project or business can provide a vital safety net. Guardian Careers contributor Dan Schawbel shares his advice on how to set up your new venture…Read More

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Tech and Cyber Security Internship opportunities for students

Private and public sector employers agree that recruiting Tech and Cyber Security professionals with the right skills is difficult. Meanwhile, students who want to work in these exciting fields are struggling to find jobs, because they lack real-world experience. The … Continue reading

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Thinking about a career in teaching? Here are 5 ways to get started…

There are lots of routes into teaching, writes Guardian Careers contributor Rebecca Ratcliffe, so be sure you choose the one that works best for you… Read More

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Eight tips on how to make your interview presentation shine

Excellent communication is a key skill in any role. To find the best candidates, employers may ask you to present your ideas. Guardian Careers explains how to do this effectively…Read More  

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PwC on the hunt for more graduates

The City’s largest graduate recruiter, PwC, is to swell its ranks of university leavers by more than 30%. The accountancy giant plans to take on a record 1532 graduates and 143 school leavers this year, up from 1220 last year, … Continue reading

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Beat the competition for investment banking graduate jobs

Banking and investment careers are highly sought after by graduates, with the industry having seen highs of 141 applications per vacancy. If you want to improve your chances of getting a foot in the door, here’s what you need to … Continue reading

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