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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More than 1.7m new jobs for tech specialists in the next decade

Article from Tech Partnership Tech Partnership analysis of ONS data, released this week, paints a detailed picture of the current tech workforce. While its forecasts, carried out with global information services company Experian, offer a strongly positive vision of future … Continue reading

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Cyber Security: What are the hot skills right now?

‘Cyber security sector is failing to fill in the skills gap’, the Financial Times reported in November  but you can probably find similar articles published every month. With the spending increasing to £1.9bn by 2020 just in the UK, it … 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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