Student work opportunity – CEO for a Day

So it’s official. More young people are now going to university in the UK than ever before, according to new figures from the Higher Education Statistics Authority. There are obviously several positives to this; however it also means that competition for good employment opportunities is becoming more intense. Additionally, the world of work is changing at such a rapid pace that even those of us already in it frequently struggle to imagine how roles, companies and industries might change in five, let alone ten, years’ time. Digital disruption is impacting every industry and corner of the workplace, often with unforeseen…

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The Graduate Book – All You Need to Know to Do Really Well at Work by Chris Davies

The transition from university to the workplace can be tricky to say the least, with multiple surveys of graduate employers over the years finding time and again that none or few of their new intake were ‘work ready’ when leaving the halls of academia. The essential skills such as being able to work effectively in a team, having determination and a good work ethic, or even simply being able to communicate with colleagues, are often lacking , much to the frustration of bosses.  The graduate market is flooded with far more potential candidates than positions available, so it’s never been…

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The Student Book: All You Need to Know to Get the Job You Really Want by Chris Davies

How hard can it be to get a graduate job? It’s a question posed at the beginning of this book, and the answer is ‘very hard indeed’. With some half a million graduates leaving British universities every year, the shocking reality is that more than 50 per cent will fail when it comes to landing a graduate-level job. The author of The Student Book, Chris Davies, knows this well, having spent the last seven years helping young people on to a successful graduate career path through his mentoring firm Graduate Coach. The company boasts a 100 per cent success rate,…

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PAID STUDENT ROLE: STUDENT WIRE IS RECRUITING A NEW EDITOR!

  Are you a first year student looking for a placement for your CV? Do you want to make some real money? Do you want to work with one of the best agencies in the North? Well this could well be your perfect opportunity then.   One lucky candidate will be hired to take control of Student Wire and will receive commission on sponsored posts and any advertising secured. Plus if you’re lucky, freebies will come flying your way. Want to stand out from your peers? Student Wire is the perfect way to do so. With editor of one of…

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How To Change Your Career Path After Your Degree

It’s subject that perplexes a lot of us, how best to change our career after our degree. There is nothing quite so disheartening as the growing realisation that you’ve chosen the wrong subject or career path. But it’s not too late to forge a career in the area you want, here are some tips on how to go about it: Positive thinking Have a long hard think about what it is you want to do. Don’t put any barriers or objections in your way. Simply think positively, out of all the things in the world, what would you most enjoy,…

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