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Become a confident public speaker

f you dislike talking in public you’re not alone; millions of people dislike standing in front of an audience. However, fear of public speaking might be damaging for a career. No matter how strong...

The ten most common questions asked at graduate interviews

Whereas we doubt if this survey is very reliable it does give an idea of the key questions to watch out for, and to prepare answers to, at interview. Of course questions were sometimes...

Beginners’ guide to networking

Networking can simply be the passing on of information. You network every day, whether you realise it or not. When speaking to a friend you might recommend a film, a hairdresser, or a good restaurant....

Prepping for interviews

You’ve managed to land yourself an interview. This is your opportunity to shine, to stand out from the crowd and land your dream job. Make sure you give yourself the best possible opportunity to...

Creative Jobhunting

One source put the figure of unadvertised jobs at 80%. So why is this? Here are some of the reasons: It costs money to advertise - perhaps £1,000 to advertise in the Guardian. Employers...

What NOT to put in your CV

When you submit your CV  to any company, it had better be good. The  graduate recruitment manager who receives your application will have had dozens or even hundreds of CVs to sift through, sort and read....

The perfect CV

We at Student Times spoke with the professionals to find out the best way to make the perfect CV Your CV is the most important career document you will write. There's no 'right' CV because...

Could you start a business?

With the decreasing graduate job market a hot topic for media stories right now, it’s hardly surprising that more and more graduates are considering creating their own work. A word of caution though, if...

What is the most useful second language in business?

English is truly a global language, a common ground in a lingual minefield. It is often a pre requisite for employment globally and its usefulness in both a business and social environment is unrivalled.  A...

How To Make A Fighting First Impression

You don’t have long to show your best side to your potential employer. Think about when you meet someone for the first time, you tend to make your assumptions about them pretty quickly. For us...
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