Category Archives: Employability Skills

Great you’ve got the interview! Will you be interviewed by a panel? Need some ‘top tips’ on how to face more than one interviewer?

Being interviewed by a panel is common place with many employers. It can be part of a graduate assessment centre but it can also be a standard method for a variety of professions ranging from the public sector to corporate … Continue reading

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Why not use your Easter vacation to start networking to get work experience for the summer and add it to your CV?

Many of you will go home over Easter or visit friends & family – it’s time to use those networks to help you.  The people you know could be key to your networking, where do they work, who do they know, who … Continue reading

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The top 10 skills that’ll get you a job when you graduate

With so many graduates now on the market, employers will look for evidence of skills and work experience, which will make you stand out from the crowd. Start gathering them now or work on what you’ve got so you are … 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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Is learning a language while studying the key to a successful career?

While studying at university there are often programmes available to either combine a language with your main area of study or subsidised language classes available. This therefore provides an opportunity to adopt a new skill with little cost, but lots … Continue reading

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Extracurricular activities that will develop your IT skills

Your degree course will not necessarily teach you all the programming languages and technical skills you’ll need to get a graduate job in IT. These are some of the things you can do in addition to university study to ensure … Continue reading

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Skills are the most important component of a CV

Skills, work experience and personal attributes on a CV are more important to managers than qualifications, according to research by Conference Genie. Skills came out on top, with nearly a third (30%) of respondents choosing this as the most important … Continue reading

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