Monthly Archives: November 2016

Candidates’ social media profiles influence hiring decisions

Only 48% of Brits are conscious of how their online reputation might look to a potential employer. Almost six in 10 (56%) employers admit that online profiles influence their hiring decisions, according to research conducted by and YouGov. Read … Continue reading

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How to stay productive whilst job hunting

Blog article from Inside Careers about how to stay productive whilst job hunting including:- How to make a Plan and keep organised How to volunteer and gain work experience How to take up a Hobby How to Network Read More

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Potential Employment and Earnings outcomes of recent graduates

The Department for Education has published statistics on Employment and Earnings Outcomes of Higher Education Graduates: Experimental data from the Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset. You can view the full publication here.   One year after graduation Graduates are most … Continue reading

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How to use the STAR Technique at an interview

Article from The JobCrowd The STAR technique is a method of answering competency based questions at interview. A competency based question will normally start with “tell us about a time when you…” and will be related to competencies/ skills listed … Continue reading

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Getting Started: What skills do graduate employers look for?

Knowing what you need to get the job you want is half the battle. You can then address these gaps but also explain in your application how you can demonstrate these skills. Here, Inside Careers outline the requirements and skills you … Continue reading

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Linkedin: What should and shouldn’t be on your profile

Article from the JobCrowd LinkedIn is a social networking site used for professional networking. It provides a way of building a network of business contacts as well as a tool for hunting and applying for jobs. It is important that … Continue reading

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