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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Step Autumn 2017 Campus Tour

With what felt like a very brief summer already over and students back to the books, we’re heading out on the bike and to a campus near you this Autumn! If you want to hear all about our fantastic paid internships, placements and permanent graduate roles, please check out the dates below. OCTOBER Thursday 5th October –…

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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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Telephone interview tips from a seasoned telephone interviewer

So you’ve got yourself a telephone interview, congratulations! You’ve done well to get this far, but now you need a bit of guidance so that you can blow away the competition. Well you’ve come to the right place. The first thing to ask yourself is why would a company choose a telephone interview? They may…

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Bringing designs to life on my placement year – Munir

Munir is a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Birmingham. He has recently completed a Mechanical Engineering sandwich placement with one of the world’s largest stair lift manufacturers and installers. The process of applying for a placement, as anyone going through the process will know, can be a long and time consuming task. However,…

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