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The latest events, opportunities and news from the Careers team at the University of Brighton

Applying for placements or graduate schemes? Increase your psychometric test skills

  Online tests can be a daunting process but evidence shows that practice can increase your success rate by 10%. With this in mind, the university has established a partnership with Graduates First who specialise in practice online tests. https://www.graduatesfirst.com/university-career-services/brighton/   This gives you free access to premium psychometric tests and job preparation tools, including: 7 verbal…

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How to differentiate between different types of graduate jobs

There is lots of terminology for graduate jobs. How do you work out what is the right path for you? Firstly, it is good to understand the recruitment cycle. This article covers the basics: https://www.graduate-jobs.com/gco/Booklet/graduate-recruitment-calendar.jsp Although most big players in an industry have deadlines for graduate scheme applications closing by Christmas, there will still be grad schemes…

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Latest Graduate Internship Opportunities

These fantastic paid roles are part funded by Santander Universities and are for University of Brighton final year students coming up to graduation, University of Brighton Masters students and University of Brighton graduates. Roles are usually local to the Brighton / Sussex / London area, and are paid at a minimum of £9 per hour….

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Free psychometric tests online for UoB students

Final year and placements application prep with Graduates First     With increasing use of psychometric tests within both placements and graduate recruitment, the Careers Service have invested in an online resource to help our students prepare for this part of the recruitment process. Practice, practice, practice is the key. Research shows that this can…

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Practice for psychometric tests with upgraded free online tests available to University of Brighton students.

Applying for placements or graduate schemes? Then it won’t be long until you are going to be faced with psychometric testing! Online tests can be a daunting process but evidence shows that practice can increase your success rate by 10%. With this in mind, the university has established a partnership with Graduates First who specialise in practice…

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We’ve got all the up to date kit to help if the Spring term means assessment centres, psychometric tests, or video interviews to you

If you’ve been busy last term applying for graduate jobs or placements you are hopefully going to be focusing on the next stage of your application this term. This might include assessment centres, psychometric tests, or video interviews to name but a few of the ways employers now use to choose future graduate employees. Part…

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