A Student’s Ultimate Guide for Studying Abroad – GUEST BLOG

You may have been studying already for a year or two at university and now are required to study abroad as part of your course, or you’ve just decided that you’re sick of home and you want a change of scenery. Whatever you choose, studying abroad can be an exciting but overwhelming experience. You want…

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Common words and phrases to avoid in your job hunt

Some phrases seem to crop up frequently in job applications and the more you see them the more they grind your gears. I’m sure they are written with the best intentions, but when you’re writing a personal statement or cover letter, every word really does count, especially in the student and graduate market where experience…

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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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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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The college & university leaver’s guide to looking for a job in 2018 – GUEST BLOG

This blog post was contributed by Will Potterton of leavershoodiescompany.co.uk. Employment in 2018 The House of Commons Youth Unemployment Statistics Briefing Paper, released on 21 March 2018 illustrates that the unemployment rate in relation to the age of people leaving college or university (18 to 24-year olds) has decreased by 0.6% in the year from November 2017-January…

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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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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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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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