What is every office missing?

So when starting your first placement or work experience you’re absolutely committed to making a great first impression and bagging the perfect job. Walking in wearing your smartest clothes possible (for a student!) you are desperately trying to embrace your inner professional business women/man. Looking around you see all of the typical business essentials: desks, printers, computers, meeting rooms, a beer fridge. Wait what? A BEER FRIDGE. Is this real? This place is amazing. Who said that working in an office 9-5 was long and boring? No no no, what better way to hook a student than with free beer?…

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How to balance a job whilst at University

We all receive a student loan, however for many of us it barely covers our rent and food basics – let alone new clothes, endless takeaways and going out every week. Over half of students in full time education have a part time job alongside their studies to help them financially , but it’s important to make sure university work comes first. Here’s help on how to make sure you keep your degree your first priority. Be smart from the startAccording to the National Association of Student Employment Service, the popular limit for a part-time job is 15 hours per week….

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Getting a summer job

So, exams are over and you suddenly find yourself with a load of free time. After discovering there is only so much TOWIE you can catch up with (or Jeremy Kyle if you’re anything like me), and there is only so much sleeping you can do before it hits you – you’re broke. Once the novelty factor of all this extra time hits you, you realise that not only are you broke but you can’t even afford to have fun. If only it was possible to do nothing for 3 months whilst still receiving money at the end of the…

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Working in a bar is the perfect job for any student

It is possibly the most social job in the whole wide world Housemates gone away for the weekend or had a fall out with your misses? No worries. It’s a given, you spend all day talking to random members of the public who are there to have a good time. Queue groups of football fans, hen parties and the occasional lonely drinker and you’ve always got someone to have a laugh with or get an interesting story from. Not forgetting the staff nights out… There is literally alcohol EVERYWHERE Got that friend who is always out and always seems to…

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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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