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Jobs & Careers magazine | February 24, 2017

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From undergrad to leader of the pack in 5 steps

May 29, 2013 |

Although many students wouldn’t have you believe it: there’s more to university life than afternoon pub visits, fancy dress and eating cold beans straight from the tin. As the graduate job market grows ever fiercer – with approximately 83 graduates … Read More

Top 10 tips for job-hunting graduates

May 2, 2013 |

Leaving the safe haven of university and being forced out into the world of work can be a bit of a shock. You’ve spent however many years perfecting your procrastination skills and you have developed an unrivalled talent for finding … Read More

Job seeking: how to keep motivated

April 15, 2013 |

Let’s be honest. It is difficult to find a job at the present time. You may have to apply for several jobs before finding success. The process can be challenging and sometimes dispiriting. It’s important to think about how to … Read More

Is the no-surrender agenda enough?

April 5, 2013 |

Recent headlines about changes to the benefits system have once again thrown up the question: “do young people really want to work?”

Over 90% of youngsters at Rathbone answered with a strong affirmative last time they were surveyed on that … Read More

Unemployment: it’s a full-time job

March 26, 2013 |

When you’re unemployed, it’s easy to fall into the dangerous trap of waking up late, staying in the house, living in your pyjamas and becoming far too familiar with The Jeremy Kyle Show. Having no money obviously makes it harder … Read More

How to keep going in the face of daunting odds…

March 19, 2013 |

You’ve worked like a dog for that rewarding career. And even though you know you’re not alone in your relentless quest, sometimes it doesn’t help. In fact, the reality that so many of your peers may be facing similar challenges … Read More

How to prepare for a recruitment agency interview

March 15, 2013 | 2

You may be au fait with the traditional interview process, but the recruitment agency interview can prove an entirely different beast. And with the unknown comes the sequential concerns and worries about what to expect. So, to put your mind … Read More

The five reasons you’re still unemployed

February 28, 2013 |

You’ve been searching for jobs for months on end, you’re constantly applying for positions, and yet you hear nothing. What’s the reason for this? Many of you will rake up the same-old excuses, or may blame your lack of success … Read More

Why it pays to be the underdog

February 27, 2013 |

With the job market saturated, and job competition at an all-time high, our defeatist attitudes can often get the better of us. But what if, being the underdog – the person with the least experience in an employer’s candidate pool … Read More

How to write a CV with little work experience

February 6, 2013 |

Not everyone can juggle the pressure of studying and holding down a job while at university. Especially these days, when the basic entry requirements to many graduate programmes are a 2:1 or above, the focus for many students is on … Read More