How to Find a Perfect Graduate Job

We have more graduates than ever in the history of modern education, a fierce competition, and a job market that is now based strictly on “survival of the fittest” model. Do we have enough jobs opening to accommodate all? – Unfortunately, no. If you want to narrow it down to quality high paying jobs, the options are more limited. Simply put, graduating from a college or university is not enough to secure a good job. It may look tough to find a graduate job, but it is not impossible. If you have enough knowledge of the market, the employer needs…

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Where to Look For a Graduate Job

With the majority of students in the grips of their dissertation in the run up to the finish line, you can sometimes forget the reason you actually went in the first place. To get a job of course. But whilst, you may be dreaming of freedom once you’re final uni assignments have been handed over, it’s soon time to begin the job hunt. In fact, sooner than you think.After slaving away for 3 years, the fear of whether all that hard work has paid off can be a worrying one, but did you know that often your degree subject or…

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5 Top Tips to secure a Graduate Placement

Graduate placements are highly desirable options, providing students with better career opportunities and often the ability to fast track their careers to senior business positions. As fantastic training opportunities, graduate placements afford students the opportunity to explore the industry through their company and ultimately chose their potential career path according to their experience. However, a limited number of available placements being taken by an increasing number of successful graduates has ensured increased competition for the options available. Gillian Coe from HSBS noted that with 90 percent of students achieving 2.2 and 2.1 it now takes something special to stand out…

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A head start into the fitness industry

It’s the time of year where many of us are about to graduate or have already done so. The fitness industry can be an appealing path for graduates with a degree in a sport related subject, making fitness instructing an ideal job for many. With the opportunity to travel, keep fit and healthy and help other people to achieve this too, it can be an incredibly rewarding way to go after the unhealthy years of uni life. Where start? – Think about whether you’d rather be freelance or permanent There are two different routes you could take if you’re thinking…

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Jump in the deep end and work for a smaller business

So, exams are finally over, it’s time to celebrate, down to the pub you go as the euphoria of completing one of the toughest years of your life washes over you. This feeling is amazing, at least while it lasts, before you learn that many of your friends seem to have jobs they can’t stop talking about – or at least loads of interviews set up with massive companies. The guilt starts creeping in, as you are forced to consider your next steps…you know what you should do, apply to KPMG, Sainsbury’s or another behemoth. That’s what will impress everyone…

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