Step Spring 2018 Campus Tour

With our winter tour wrapped up we look ahead to the spring. We’ve got a few dates in the diary as seen below with more in the pipeline. If you want to hear about Step internships, placements and permanent roles, in person, then do stop by our stalls at following events… January Wednesday 31st January –…

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Tackling the problems head-on – Internship Case Study

Anastasia is an Anthropology student at Durham University. Over the summer she completed a Market Research Internship with a leading provider of technical training and consultancy services to a range of industries. Anastasia was tasked with completing a research project which aimed to provide more insight into how various target-audience companies were approaching training. This…

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What constitutes a graduate role?

‘Graduates won’t want to come and work for us, and we don’t have the time to train them’ These are a couple of common misconceptions that we come across regularly here at Step, mainly when speaking with some of the smaller sized businesses who have yet to buy into the many benefits that hiring a…

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Graduate Jobs – When should I start applying?

For those of you in your final year, it would be quite an understatement to say that you have a lot on your plate. With deadlines and exams looming, vital lectures and seminars to attend as well as making the most of your last year of university, trying to squeeze anything else into that schedule has got…

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Job applications – 5 top tips for maximizing your time

We know that job searching isn’t great fun. It can take up a lot of your free time, which can be rare for those with exams approaching or working a part-time job. We often get asked about the right way to go about your job search and while there is no one standard way that…

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How to make use of LinkedIn in your job search

We all know the importance of having a LinkedIn profile. In a poll we conducted in August 2017 just under 60% of candidates polled said that they thought a LinkedIn profile was important or vital to their graduate job search and it arguably becomes more crucial once you’ve built up some relevant work experience. We produced…

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