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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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How to approach job hunting – Find the right job for you

When it comes to looking for a job it can quickly become overwhelming or disheartening. Often people start by googling. People end up on Indeed or LinkedIn. This can work for some people but having a logical and specialised approach to job hunting will generally be the most effective way to do things. Get organised…

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Want to know how to ace Assessment Centres? Then come this way…

Employability Fortnight #FocusOnYourFuture.. is on its way but to get you in the mood we’ve got something to help you feel prepared for the Mock Assessment Centre with FDM Group on Wednesday 14th February. Come along and get involved with our Assessment Centres – Info session Wednesday 7th February 2018 Huxley 406, 1.30-3pm More and…

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2017 Careers Fair….. A Retail students experience

The day started off with a briefing by our Careers Advisor, Jayson Short, who gave an informative overview of what the fair would be like and what to expect. He also gave very sound advice on how to approach employers and gave examples of questions that you could ask them. We were greeted at the…

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