How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid

When thinking about how to write a CV, it’s always vital to make a good impression. This is your chance to offer a brief snapshot of your skill set, qualifications, best attributes and to detail why an employer should hire you. But are there things you absolutely shouldn’t do? We’re afraid so… Continue reading How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid

How to write a job description: the checklist

Got a role so fantastic that you can’t fail to attract brilliant candidates? Well, actually, you can. Writing a job description – much like writing a great CV, cover letter or romantic monologue – is an art; get it wrong, and you could end up confusing your audience, or worst of all, missing out on your perfect match. From our experience, a good job description follows a certain structure – and lucky for you, we’re willing to reveal it.  Continue reading How to write a job description: the checklist

Interview! Ian Berriman of SFX Magazine

There’s certainly no shortage of bright things wanting to get into the world of journalism- ESPECIALLY of the film and TV variety – so how on earth do you distinguish yourself from the heaving, greasy rabble? We sat down with a hardened expert; the glorious SFX Magazine’s Reviews Editor Ian Berriman, to talk internships, Dr Who knowledge and why not to ride around naked on a unicycle. Continue reading Interview! Ian Berriman of SFX Magazine

How To Write A Cover Letter: The Basics

Think about this for a minute; do you know how to write a cover letter? In the whirling haze that is job-searching, it can often be easy to miss a vital step along the way – ending up careening into a career-less vortex. And no-one wants to end up in a vortex. Continue reading How To Write A Cover Letter: The Basics

Business in 2013: 8 pieces of new legislation you need to know

How do you stand on your business legislation changes from 2012-2013? We thought as much. Lucky for you, we spent Christmas poring over official government documents. Merry us. Continue reading Business in 2013: 8 pieces of new legislation you need to know

5 New Year Resolutions All Grads Should Keep

So, Christmas is over; you’re fat, unattractive and your face is covered in what seems to be cranberries mixed with the innards of a discount cracker. This is no way to ring in the new year. It’s time to dust yourself off, remove that ridiculous jumper and look forward to 2013 – seeing as the Mayans got it wrong it looks like we’re charging relentlessly towards it. Continue reading 5 New Year Resolutions All Grads Should Keep

What’s Holding You Back? By Entrepreneur First

You may not yet have The Big Idea, you may not have your team in place, you may not even know what sector you want to be in – but being an entrepreneur can start here. The Entrepreneur First team are dedicated to rooting out fresh talent, and have rather gloriously decided to share some of their wisdom with us. What should you consider when contemplating a start-up? Isabel Bescos tells us…  Continue reading What’s Holding You Back? By Entrepreneur First

Enternships Testimonial: A Success Story

After doing what we all do – scrambling through the wilderness of sudden and unwanted graduation – Chloe Cooper found herself on the Enternships website searching for the perfect opportunity. Fast forward, and she’s now employed at the company she interned with, and looking for an intern herself! Heartwarming story time? Well, it is practically Christmas… Continue reading Enternships Testimonial: A Success Story

Why A Startup? Marketing & Social Media at VouchedFor

If you’re an ambitious, confident, and organised individual, a startup could be a fantastic environment in which to launch your graduate career. I’m thoroughly enjoying my enternship and I’m writing this blog to let everyone know why!

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