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Jobs & Careers magazine | November 15, 2017

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Construction: graduates and work experience

June 7, 2013 |

Construction isn’t an industry that people readily associate with a graduate workforce but, in fact, graduates are a vital life-force in the industry. According to TARGETjobs.co.uk and its panel of construction recruiters, while many companies are cautiously optimistic about the … Read More

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

Hands-up for a decent placement

May 22, 2013 |

Work experience has taken a press battering, but for some young people it is the only vehicle available to find a full-time job.

These criticisms of work placements were crystallised in the recent case of Cait Reilly who successfully won … 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

Behind the scenes at Coronation Street

February 25, 2013 |

The first episode of Coronation Street was aired in 1960 and for all these years, millions of people across the UK and internationally have come to know and love many of the characters. Often they feel they know them personally … Read More

Your guide to part-time work at uni

February 20, 2013 |

With the rise in tuition fees, the worry of on-going debt can often be at the forefront of students’ minds. Getting a part-time job during university can be a good way of easing the financial strain, giving students extra spending … Read More

CV advice: Use your part-time job

February 18, 2013 |

Work experience is the necessary first step onto the career ladder. It’s important to make your work experience worthwhile, not just because you’re unlikely to get paid for your precious time. Focusing your work experience on a career path that … 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

How to secure legal work experience

January 14, 2013 | 1

The College of Law reveal the multiplicity of places law hopefuls can search for relevant work experience. And remember: it doesn’t all need to be in the legal space either, thinking outside the box can prove just as valuable.

Why … Read More

Classify yourself as tenacious and imaginative

January 7, 2013 |

Young Middlesbrough jobseeker Jack Hill recently hit the headlines when he advertised himself in the ‘For Sale’ column of his local newspaper, The Evening Gazette.

So desperate for work was Jack that he placed his plea to employers, “currently studying … Read More