We’ve all been there. You’ve finished uni, spent that month in Malaysia, and now you’re back at your parents’ house; bored, broke, and desperately seeking employment. For the first couple of days it’s great. Cups of tea float up to your room like clockwork, you can have as many hot baths as you like, and … More Guest blog: How to improve your CV whilst looking for your first job
An application form is your opportunity to market yourself to a recruiter and convince them you have the skills and experience they are looking for. In order for your application to be effective, make your answers specific to the organisation you are applying to (known as targeting). Remember to save a copy of your form, … More Ace your applications!
Sometimes it feels as though there is just not enough time in the day to get everything done, so it’s easy to put things off and find distractions. Particularly if they seem, let’s be honest, a little bit daunting or feel like hard work. Job hunting can often fall into this category, which can … More Procrastinating with your job hunt?
According to a survey published by Investors in People, 60% of workers in the UK are not happy in their current jobs. Another survey revealed that nearly 80% of Londoners and unhappy in their jobs. And a Gallop poll shows that 23% of workers worldwide hate their jobs, with only 15% who feel engaged by … More Guest blog: The importance of finding work that is meaningful
Making decisions about your future career can seem like an arduous and research-intensive process. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some great ways to spend 10 minutes of your time that can ultimately help you to make the right choices. Coffee break coming up? Then consider the following short sharp exercises: Prospects Planner One of our … More 4 short sharp careers exercises for your coffee break
Ever though about being a crisp inspector?! Believe it or not, this is a real job. Along with many others, like professional tea tasters and bed warmers. Or how about being paid to line up in queues for people?! These might sound daft, but the message to take away is that there’s a whole world … More Jobs you never knew existed!
December has been and gone and the cold, hard reality of January is now upon us all. It is rarely an easy time of year, but throw in the added pressures of a graduate job hunt and it can be particularly hard to get motivated, to stay motivated and to remain positive. Of course, everyone’s … More How to stay positive with your job hunt in the New Year