Monthly Archives: May 2015

The joys of the small business graduate scheme

Looking for a graduate scheme that’s flexible and personal, with a friendly application process? Two recent recruits explain why you should consider small businesses to TargetJobs… Read More

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How to prove your leadership skills to employers for team management positions

Graduates are often hired as trainee managers and need to be capable of leading and taking responsibility in order to get the best from their teams… Read More

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How to big up your leadership experience on your graduate management CV

You want a graduate job in a managerial role. You’re convinced you’ve got what it takes to be a great leader. You’ve only got one problem – how do you persuade the graduate recruiter reading your CV? TargetJobs explains more… … Continue reading

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Strengths-based job interviews: what are they and how do they work?

Strengths-based questioning discovers your interests so recruiters know their job vacancy will suit you. Guardian Careers contributor Hannah Friend explores the new approach and how best to prepare… Read More

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Why students should volunteer while at university

From developing new skills to helping those in need, there are lots of good reasons for students to get involved in volunteering. The Guardian explains more… Read More

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Nine ways to use language skills to get a job and boost your career

Unsure of where your language skills may lead? From choosing the right degree to making your CV stand out, experts at a recent Guardian Careers Live Chat share their advice… Read More

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Three interview assessment centre fears and how to overcome them

Whether you’re worried about the competition or personality tests, use these tips from Guardian Careers to ace your assessment centre interview… Read More

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After your PhD……What next…?

Blog post from the University of Warwick Careers Service explaining the different options that are available once a PhD has been completed… Read More

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The best and worst fonts to use on your CV

Article from Bloomberg Business about which fonts to use and avoid when typing up a CV for best effect… Read More

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The benefits of working overseas for your CV…

An article from BUNAC about the benefits of working overseas after university… Read More

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