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Jobs & Careers magazine | May 24, 2017

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Trainee Sales Negotiator- Westbury-on-Trym

March 20, 2017 |

Trainee Sales Negotiator- Westbury-on-Trym

£16,000 – £18,000 per annum dependent on experience plus commission

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 6.30pm with an hour lunch

Saturdays as per branch rota with a day off in lieu

At Andrews … Read More

Graduates: 4 easy ways to improve your job prospects

August 5, 2013 |

The search for a graduate job, internship or placement is no walk in the park.

If you’re working while you look for an elusive graduate role life can be a tad tedious. The routine of work followed by searching for … 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

It’s study and attitude!

April 22, 2013 |

There’s no doubt that the harder you work during your school life, the more likely it is that you’ll end up with some qualifications that will stand you in good stead in later life. University or not, either way, life … 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

Plenty of diversity for the budding apprentice

March 14, 2013 |

First-year A-level students are about to research which university is the one for them.

But with apprenticeships in everything from floristry to fundraising and construction to costume and make-up available, should they really plump for academia? Or would vocational courses … Read More

How do you choose what job to apply for?

March 11, 2013 |

For some reason, we’ve gotten it into our heads that we need to decide the next 30 or 40 years of our lives in a matter of months. When we leave school or university, there’s something in our brains that … 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

Are you facing a skills mismatch?

January 18, 2013 |

It will come as no surprise that there is currently an epidemic waging. Graduates – and school-leavers alike – are being faced with a “skills mismatch”, whereby their qualifications on paper, and the abilities they leave education wielding, are not … Read More

Your university career plan

December 20, 2012 | 2

You’ve drafted, re-drafted, deleted and then rewritten your personal statement, Christmas is looming, and part of you still isn’t sure if you’re making the right choice. It’s university application time. And understandably, this is a big decision to make – … Read More