What if Rocky Balboa had spent all his time training for the ‘wrong’ fight? At the WPP Stream conference a couple of months ago, Enternships CEO Rajeeb Dey talked about the challenges faced by students and employers today – and how young people can be better prepared for the world of work. (NB: boxing gloves optional).
Interviews are for answering questions, not asking them, right? Wrong. We’ve cobbled together a list of killer interview questions to ask employers that will have them begging you not to leave the building – and some to avoid at all costs.
A pretty strong consensus exists among employers on what’s hot to trot during an interview – and what’s definitely not. We did the round-up, and here’s what they have to say on the matter. Continue reading Interview Tips: Don’ts, Dos, And Some Surprising Good News
Recruitment agencies, the epitome of the middle-man, are a common interface between employer and talent pool. They serve a purpose which can be useful to both employer and candidate… though it might not always feel that way. Continue reading How To Apply For Jobs Via Recruitment Agencies Without Losing Your Marbles
Having previously written the post “How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid” (go on, I implore you to take a look) – I thought it would only be right and proper and address the balance.
For better or for worse, here at Enternships HQ we’re privy to a lot of conversations around The Best Way To Apply For A Job. In a way, we like to think of ourselves as glorious employment spies, except that we’re rubbish at keeping what we learn secret, and our clothes are more colourful. With this in mind, we wanted to create a question check-list for our candidates, so that you can be sure every application you submit is face-explodingly brilliant. Continue reading 5 questions to ask before you submit an application
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
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