Graduate and Careers Advice - July 2021

  • Employers Tell All: Biggest Body Language Mistakes During An Interview

    Posted on Saturday, July 10, 2021 by Ian ThomasNo comments

    Much like a highly anticipated first date, a job interview can go from pure potential to pure disaster in mere minutes. Employers shared with Student Times, instant deal breakers and how body language can hinder a candidate’s chance of moving forward in the interview process. According to the nationwide survey of more than 500 employers, 51 per cent know within the first five minutes of an ...

  • What NOT to put in your CV

    Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021 by Ian ThomasNo comments

    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. So you’ll be lucky if your CV is read for more than 10 seconds before the recruiter has moved onto the next. In this list produced by professional CV writers, of the things we recommend you leave ...

  • Making grad jobs a reality not a myth

    Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021 by Ian ThomasNo comments

    So you’ve finished your degree, but what next? You’re now faced with the daunting prospect of trying to secure a job. You’re often told the same advice; tailor your CV, write your cover letter like so, wear this to an interview, be careful what you put on social media etc. While this is good, common sense advice, and worth repeating, it doesn’t really address the real issue worrying upcoming ...