There is always a point when realisation hits that not every recent graduate has a full-time graduate role to walk straight into. In fact, if you find yourself in this position then you are actually in the majority. Truth is that when your last few months have been focused on the priority of academic deadlines … More Help me – I’m a graduate. What do I do now?
Author: Rebecca Lau (QMentor) We’ve all been that child in school who fell over in the playground – we might cry originally but after a while we pick ourselves back up and go play again. Finding a job is pretty much that case, we might get some rejections to begin with and feel very let … More Mentor corner: Recommendations to students
There are over 400 million people registered on LinkedIn worldwide, therefore, you need to make sure that you don’t get lost in the crowd, by making your account stand out. Many recruiters use LinkedIn to recruit talent, so here are a few easy steps that will help you on your way to get your dream … More 5 Tips on How to Get Your Dream Job Using LinkedIn
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?