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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Get ahead in the summer months

So, it’s summer, finally. You’ve been waiting for the day your exams to finish since, well, forever. As the anticipation or BBQ’s and picnics slowly fades away and the British summer does what it does best – ruin everyone’s lives. You’re miles away from your uni pals and that independent life you once lived so happily, things can seem less than desirable. Here are a few things to bear in mind during the summer months. 1. When your parents say get a job, get one. They’ll hide it behind earning money and responsibility, but lets be honest, they just want…

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Work Experience: Why do we need it?

20 years ago, it would’ve been a case of making a few phone-calls and getting your Mum or teacher to put in a good word for you. But now, work experience is a whole other ball game. As more and more people are graduating, opportunities for jobs straight out of university are becoming harder to come by. In steps the dreaded: work experience. So why do we need it now? Well, look at it from the employers’ perspective. They want someone who can prove that they are worthwhile to the company. Sifting through over 50 applications for one job role…

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