More and more graduate recruiters are using pre-recorded video interviews as part of the interview process. Typically, these are virtual, recorded interviews in which applicants are asked a number of pre-recorded questions; frequently, applicants have 30 seconds thinking time and 60 seconds to answer each question. Compared to traditional telephone interviews, where you might be … More Video Interviews: How can I ace my answer in 60 seconds?
At this time of year, you might be hearing a lot of people talking about graduate schemes; but what do you know about them? A graduate scheme is a structured programme that combines working and training, targeted at recent graduates. They allow graduates to experience many aspects of both the role and the organisation as … More What is a graduate scheme?
Our Jobs Market on 2nd October (5-7pm) is your chance to meet employers face to face and apply for live job opportunities. Ask questions, find out more about the employer and apply there and then – simple! With a range of employers from a number of fields, this is a great opportunity to network, make some … More How to make the most of the Jobs Market
So why is work experience so important? It means you can earn money during your studies You’ll gain skills valued by future employers (e.g. commercial awareness, initiative, team work) You can build relevant experience for your future career You’ll find out what an industry / job role is like in reality It helps to build your … More How and why to get work experience
What is a CV? A curriculum vitae (CV) is a record of your experience, skills, achievements and education, and is an important document which is a crucial part of applying for a job. It’s not simply a list of everything you have ever done, but instead a way of “selling” your skills and experiences to … More The Basics: CVs
Whether you need help finding a part-time job, writing a CV or cover letter, or preparing for a graduate scheme, we can help. Where are we? The Careers & Enterprise Centre is based in the Queens’ building (pic on left) on the Mile End campus, which is number 19 on this campus map. We’re in room … More Careers & Enterprise: Who we are
Whether you’re trying to find part-time work, looking for an internship or getting a position after graduation, job hunting can be a bit daunting. But never fear! We’re here to help. What is job hunting? Ultimately we meaning finding work in whatever form – full-time, part-time, permanent, temporary, internships, work experience etc. Learn to job … More The Basics: Job Hunting