Once again, we have a busy programme of events this autumn term! Events are free to attend for QMUL students and graduates and are the perfect opportunity for you to meet with employers who are looking to recruit students just like you. We’ve got a range of careers information fairs, employer presentations, skills sessions, workshops and much more to … More Events, events and more events!
From the Times Top 100 to the Guardian Top 300 to Glassdoor Best Places to Work, it seems everywhere you look there is a survey on who are the best employers to work for. But what really makes a ‘top’ employer? Not everyone is the same While one company may generally be a good employer, … More What makes a ‘top’ employer?
Applying for graduate schemes can be quite a complicated process and if you’re thinking of going down this route then you probably have lots of questions. In this article, The Guardian summarises the key points from a recent live chat between students thinking of applying for grad schemes and experts involved in recruitment. What’s interesting … More Expert Advice on Applying to Graduate Schemes
It’s hard to stand out amongst the crowds of students and graduates at careers events. Although you may be well aware that you should do some serious research and planning in advance of your visit, it can be difficult to know where to start. Consider the answer to these questions: Can you stand out from … More How to stand out a jobs fair
Recently I went to visit Bloomberg to find out more about industry trends and what they are seeking in their graduate hires. They will recruit around 300 graduates in the next 12 months for roles in the UK, elsewhere in Europe, Middle East and Asia. If you think you might want to be among them, … More Bloomberg – much more than news
To be successful with applications, interviews and assessment centres you’ll need to have well-informed answers to questions like: Why do you want to work for us? What are some of the issues facing this sector? What do you know about our competitors? Tell me about a recent business news story you found interesting and why? … More Why do you want to work for us? Tips for researching employers and industry sectors
The website http://www.gradsintocareers.co.uk run by The Careers Group is a fantastic resource for graduates looking for work. It features everything you need to begin your job search, from current vacancies, to tips and advice on fine-tuning your CV. Key features include: Jobonline search facility – current vacancies advertised through The Careers Group, searchable by part-time/ … More Great website for graduate job hunting