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Jobs & Careers magazine | March 25, 2017

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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

Retail: working on the shop floor

June 14, 2013 |

Department stores, supermarkets, online boutiques: the retail industry has never been so diverse. Accounting for around 10% of all UK employment, it’s a major part of our economy and, despite recessions, looks set to continue to thrive.

When it comes … Read More

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

7 simple ways to improve your CV in under an hour

May 28, 2013 |

Sometimes, but only sometimes, it may seem like your CV is the most important document in your life. It’s your key to that dream job, to fame and fortune, to financial stability and/or day-to-day happiness. So why do you spent … Read More

Engineering: degree-level study and the added extras

May 22, 2013 |

Before making the leap into degree-level engineering study, it’s important to assess whether you are suited to such an intensive course. Unlike apprenticeships, university study has a lot more theory and knowledge-based work, with formal examinations a significant part of … 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

Ten recession-proof degree subjects

March 22, 2013 |

Let’s face it, the recession hasn’t been kind to many people and graduates are no exception. Those not in work or full-time education (i.e. unemployed) six months after graduating have risen from a pre-recession average of 8% to 13%.

However, … 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