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Should I volunteer overseas? Things you should consider

It is debatable whether many volunteering opportunities bring real benefits to host communities and often exploit the good intentions of well-meaning volunteers. UK student volunteers can pay thousands of pounds (most going to the...

STUDENTS URGED TO BOOST CVS BY VOLUNTEERING WITH SEA CADETS

National youth charity Sea Cadets is encouraging students to see how they can make a difference to young people, to mark Volunteers Week 2017. A number of roles are available at more than 400 units...

Summer Jobs for Students

Undergraduates may still be taking a job in the local factory to gain much needed funds, but they're just as likely to be spending at least part of their summer working in an unpaid...

Too Clever for an Apprenticeship or School Leaver Programme?

11% of parents believe that their children are “too clever for an apprenticeship or school leaver programme”  80.8% of students go to their parents instead of teachers for help making career decisions  45%...

Using Social Media for Job Prospecting

In this day and age the Internet is an integral part of our lives. Some see it as detrimental to us as a society, whilst others view it as a marvellous creation that has...

How to Choose the right graduate employer

Even within a single career area, employers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and they offer a diverse range of working environments, training options and opportunities for career development. With so many organisations...

Apostrophe and misspellings

The last thing you want after working hard on your impressive curriculum vitae is to lose out on the perfect job because of a couple of typos! The apostrophe In the UK alone, at least two...

Employers Tell All: Biggest Body Language Mistakes During An Interview

Much like a highly anticipated first date, a job interview can go from pure potential to pure disaster in mere minutes. In a new survey from CareerBuilder.co.uk, employers shared instant deal breakers and how...

10 Struggles you face when searching for a job after uni

Panic soon sets in for those of you who still haven’t the foggiest what to do for a career, or each time you conveniently learn about “everyone” else at uni securing that new job...

Tests, assessments and other tricky stuff

It’s likely that at some time in your career you’ll be up against some sort of selection and/or assessment procedure. This might be part of the selection process for a new role, be included in...
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