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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Miles Baker: Cranberry Panda; not your average Internship!

Our guest blog is written by Miles Baker, a Law student from University of Warwick, who is currently on an APSCo Placement with Step at Cranberry Panda; a recruitment company that specialises in e-commerce roles based in London   When I applied for the APSCo internship programme with Step I wasn’t really sure what to expect;…

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After Graduation; What Now?

You studied hard, wore a gown and a hat that doesn’t quite fit on your head and have been handed your degree, yes you have graduated and you may be asking yourself what now? You may want to throw yourself into building your career and why not? You have just spent the past three or…

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Toby Tetrault: Awards & more; Successes of an International Business Internship

Our guest blog is written by Toby Tetrault, an International Business graduate from Nottingham Trent University, who completed an International Market Research Internship with Step and is now a permanent employee at TecQuipment; a highly successful engineering / manufacturing company who supply specialist engineering equipment to educational establishments worldwide based in Nottingham.   I never had…

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Which superhero would you be? Dealing with unexpected questions

Most questions at an interview are fairly straight forward, “Describe a time when you worked as a part of a team”, “give me an example of…”, “what motivates you?” etc… However it’s highly likely that you’ll get at least one question that you haven’t quite prepared for and it can throw you off guard. Unusual…

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The Importance of a strong LinkedIn Profile

As a current student or recent graduate it’s highly likely that you have already created a LinkedIn profile. Probably because your parent / tutor / careers advisor told you to make one. But you probably aren’t quite sure why you’ve done it, or what to do with it now you’ve got it. You’re fairly sure…

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Freya Verlander: APSCo & the World of Recruitment

Our guest blog is written by Freya Verlander, a English and Comparative Literature student from University of Warwick, who is currently on an APSCo Placement with Step at GCS Recruitment; one of the UK’s leading multi-sector recruitment businesses covering Technology, Financial Services & Engineering based in London.   On my first day I was warmly welcomed to…

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