Building for future success: top tips for beginning an internship

EXAMS ARE OVER! Big sigh on my count: 1… 2… 3…. AHHH.

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Uni’s out and it’s time to take that first baby step into the scary, working world.

So after countless interviews during the term, you’ve finally grabbed yourself that internship you fought so hard for. But of course, it doesn’t end there.

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Getting to grips with office culture during an internship: What to expect

From the office’s cocker spaniel to scooting in and out of meeting rooms, the startup office culture certainly has an alluring appeal.

As I walked into a warehouse-like office for my interview, there were employees playing ping pong to my left and emoji cushions to my right.  Continue reading Getting to grips with office culture during an internship: What to expect

The Intern Insider- 5 Ace Interview Tips

How I got a job in a startup that helps build other startups

It was the Easter holidays and my interview was so close… I had already done my research, read a lot of articles full of advices on how to succeed in an interview, created a list of my strengths Continue reading The Intern Insider- 5 Ace Interview Tips

The Future Test: Are You Ready?

Look, not all of us have the luxury of a time-travelling Delorean, or indeed Christopher Lloyd’s hairdo. The future therefore remains uncharted territory. But as a wise man once said, “confidence is preparation, everything else is beyond your control” – so take a peek at the questions below to see whether you’re good and ready, and if you aren’t, what to do about it.

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How To Hire An Intern: Internship Structure

A successful internship does two things. It creates a valuable learning atmosphere for the intern, and harnesses fresh talent, ideas and skills for the business at large. But the symbiosis doesn’t happen by magic – it takes blood, sweat and tears (of joy).

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First Week At Your New Job: 7 Things You Can’t Afford Not To Do

Bazinga! You’ve signed on the dotted line. It is literally written into a contract that an exchange of money for time will occur, and the first week at your new job is looming large. Here are 7 things to do that will make your manager want to sleep with said contract under his or her pillow.

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Getting an apprenticeship – which is the right path for you?

With more and more employers valuing on-the-job training and practicals skills just as much as (if not more than) a degree certificate, there’s never been a better time to look into getting an apprenticeship.

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Working from home: 6 tips to avoid the madness hamsters

Whether you’re a student, a freelancer, a self-employed-er or just a self-confessed work-a-holic, we’ve all had experience of working from our place of rest. The dizzying highs. The crippling lows. How to ensure you stay sane? We’ve got the low-down.

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