Are you really on social media?

We don’t need media to be more social, but could our business personas do with a bit more attention? I am betting that most people reading this will have at least 3 different social media accounts. I myself have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and technically Google+ (although we are all agreed that no one really…

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A positive environment – Charlotte Hewitt

Our guest blog is written by Charlotte Hewitt, an Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Management Masters graduate from King’s College London. She took an internship with Avondale, who provide vegetation management solutions for high risk industries, and has recently secured a permanent role. I started on my internship as a trainee ecologist with Avondale Environmental Services a month after initially…

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Drawing out & developing skills – Chloe Agron

Our guest blog is written by Chloe Agron, an Interior Architecture graduate from the University of Westminster, who took on an internship that has recently turned into a Design Technician permanent role at Benchworks; a specialist interior contractor based in Kent.  My internship was a constructive and valuable experience as I learnt so much. Within my first…

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From placement to permanent – the Cherry on top

Our guest blog was written by Cherry Mallam, an Information and Communication Technology student from Southampton Solent University. She was placed as a support desk administrator at a software company for her year in industry placement and is now in a permanent position until she goes back to university.  My role is support desk administrator at a software company. The company customises…

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My Placement Diary – Miranda Williams

Miranda is a BA Business and Management Undergraduate at the University of Reading. She recently started a Step sandwich placement with Coppenrath & Weise, Europe’s largest producer of frozen desserts.  We know interns can have a range of feelings at the very start of their placement as they are often entering the world of work…

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Honesty is the best policy!

I’ve lost count of the amount of times I ask why someone is interested in a role, and they respond “I have always wanted to work in that” This really gets my goat! Why? Let’s take a recent example of this where someone had a first degree in a completely unrelated subject to their masters…

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Planning for the difficult questions – making use of your experience

Interviews are an art form in themselves and as we enter the time of year when graduates are entering the job market, it’s important to maximise every opportunity you have. Here are some tips on competency based interviews based on feedback from our own experiences as account managers here at Step. Many competency based questions…

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