Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to stay positive in a competitive graduate job market

‘Positive thinking’ that age-old piece of advice, is perhaps the last thing that you want to hear for the umpteenth time whilst battling in a competitive graduate job market. Whilst we fully endorse the power of positive thinking, we know … Continue reading

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Got a competency-based interview coming up? Use these tips to make sure you ace it!

Find out what to expect from this type of graduate job interview, which focuses on whether you can show you have the competences or skills to match an organisation’s selection criteria. TargetJobs explains more… Read More  

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What jobs do people in Dorset actually do?

MORE than one in 10 workers in Bournemouth is a manager, director or senior official, official figures show. There are 9,500 people in the town employed in the top category of occupations – 10.1 per cent of the working population. … Continue reading

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Seven ways to turn your Internship into a full-time job

Blog article from Inspiring Interns… One of the questions we get asked a lot in the Inspiring Interns office is how to make sure that once you secure that all important internship, you convert it into a permanent job offer. … Continue reading

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What to do about graduate job hunting if you get a 2:2

Guest Blog from Inspiring Interns – It may seem like it when the grades come in and you’ve missed out on your coveted 2:1, but a 2:2 really needn’t be the end of your search for the top graduate jobs. … Continue reading

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5 ways your part-time job helps your Graduate prospects

Guest Blog from Inspiring Interns – When you enter the world of graduate jobs without career specific work experience, it can be pretty daunting. But don’t despair, if you’ve done part-time work during your studies it can vastly improve your … Continue reading

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The 29 smartest questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It’s important to remember that every interview is a two-way street. You should be interviewing the employer just as much as they’re interviewing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit. … Continue reading

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Seven skills that will land you work experience at a law firm

Spruce up your vacation scheme application by demonstrating practical skills and wider awareness. Read more

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More employers look for MBA talent

Three in four employers across the globe plan to hire MBA graduates in 2016, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The research reveals 75% of employers expect to hire those with MBAs this year, up from 71% in … Continue reading

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10 terrible cover letters from across the internet

There’s nothing like reading a few disastrous cover letters plucked from the depths of the internet to make you feel better about your own cover letter writing abilities. On that note, take a look at ten of the worst cover … Continue reading

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