Sam Stevenson: Summer, Step & Shredall

Our guest blog is written by Sam Stevenson, a Business student from Nottingham Trent University, who recently completed a Data Migration Internship with Step at Shredall; one of the UK’s largest independently owned shredding, document storage and document scanning companies.    At the start of my second year at Nottingham Trent studying BA Business, my plan…

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Holly Brook: Step on the ladder

Our guest blog is written by Holly Brook, a Pyschology graduate from University of Bath, who’s currently on a Marketing Internship with Step at Cherwell Packaging Limited; a leading distributor of cleaning and hygiene products, operating from branches across the Midlands.   I went to university with determination and drive, and came out lost and uninspired. Not…

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Chris Brooke: From Retail to Design Engineer

Our guest blog is written by Chris Brooke, a Sports Engineering graduate from Sheffield Hallam University, who recently completed a Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer Internship with Step at TEW; an Engineering company that specialise in the automotive, rail and nuclear energy sector with 2014 marking their 100th year in business.    After 3 years at university,…

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James Morgan: Product Design with a bit of light research!

Our guest blog is written by James Morgan, a Mechanical Engineering student from University of Exeter, who recently completed a Product Design Internship with Step at Brett Martin Daylight Systems; a leading manufacturer of roof light systems.   As a second year MEng Mechanical Engineering student, my last few terms have made me increasingly aware that…

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Jason Ford: Waterslides at work…

Our guest blog is written by Jason Ford, a second year business studies student from the University of Liverpool, who recently completed the APSCo Intern Programme with Step at Service Care Solutions; a recruitment agency specialising in a wide range of social care jobs across the UK.    I had no idea what to expect the…

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Louisa Buckingham: Expecting the unexpected

Our guest blog is written by Louisa Buckingham, a business management graduate from Liverpool John Moores University, who recently completed a Graduate Marketing Executive Internship with Step at First Capital Cashflow; a provider of bespoke Bacs processing services, sales invoice collection management and card processing solutions in the financial services industry.   As a part-qualified…

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Ruth Ng: Hands on in Recruitment

Our guest blog is written by Ruth Ng, a third year Philosophy student from the University of Nottingham, who recently completed the APSCO Intern Programme 2014 with Step at Finlay James; IT Recruitment specialists based across the UK.   “What do you think the job entails?” asks the interviewer, 99 out of 100 times. And frankly, most of…

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Handling Feedback – What does it really mean?

So you’ve completed your profile, had a conversation with your Step placement consultant, and been to the final job interview, yet you still get the call “I’m sorry but you were unsuccessful this time”. While we all know that this is demoralising and hurts, the most important thing to remember is that each interview allows…

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