Category Archives: Commercial Awareness

5 top tips on how to gain industry knowledge when applying for jobs

Blog article from TheJobCrowd…. When you don’t have work experience and you’re applying for jobs it’s important you have things to talk about on your application and in interview. Keeping your finger on the pulse of your industry is therefore … Continue reading

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What is Commercial Awareness and why do graduate employers value it so much’?

Commercial awareness is a “highly sought after trait in almost every industry”. So with that in mind, Give a Grad a Go wanted to discuss what ‘commercial awareness’ is and how, as a graduate candidate, you can demonstrate it to … Continue reading

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How to develop your commercial awareness when preparing for interviews

Here are Milkround’s top five tips to developing ‘commercial awareness’… Read More

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Commercial awareness: what retail banking, actuarial and insurance employers want you to know

It’s competitive out there in the job market! Improve your business knowledge to stand a better chance of thrashing the competition for that coveted financial services graduate position. Target Jobs explains more… Read More

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How to demonstrate commercial awareness to law firms and other employers in the job application process

‘Commercial awareness’ is like art – a somewhat nebulous term that means a lot of different things to different people. The ability to recognise how to use the law to achieve a client’s business objectives is surely something that is … Continue reading

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Job hunt like Sherlock: how to research your future employer

A little clever detective work on a prospective employer can go a long way and help you stand out at interview. Guardian Careers explains more…Read More More hints and tips on how to research employers can be found on careerhub … Continue reading

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Hints and tips on how to research a company from its corporate website

Whether you are doing some research to decide on the sort of company you would like to work for or if you are preparing for an interview and want to arm yourself with as much information as possible about that … Continue reading

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