Mastering Your Graduate Job Search: Strategies for Efficiency and Impact

Embarking on your graduate job search journey can be both exhilarating and daunting. With exams on the horizon and perhaps a part-time job in the mix, it’s crucial to navigate this path with strategic precision. Here, we share not just tips but a blueprint for transforming your job search from a daunting task into an…

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5 Key Steps to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile for Graduate Job Hunting Success

The significance of a polished LinkedIn profile for graduates cannot be overstated. Reflecting on a poll we conducted and revisiting it recently to gauge current trends, the results highlight the platform’s critical role in job hunting. With 38% of respondents deeming a complete LinkedIn profile “Extremely Important” and 29% rating it “Very Important,” the consensus…

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A Student’s Guide to Maximising Opportunities at Graduate Careers Fairs

Students and graduates have a lot of opportunities available to them, but it is important to know where they are and how to make the most of them. One such opportunity is a graduate careers fair, where you can meet potential employers and practice your networking skills. Most universities host a career fair at least…

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How to Survive Your First Weeks at University

Starting at university can be overwhelming with all the sudden changes to your life. This is perfectly normal as you are away from home in an unfamiliar city surrounded by strangers.  But don’t panic! We have a survival guide here for you to help you navigate through the first weeks of university while making the…

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Graduate Job Market Trends in 2023

Predicting the future of the graduate job market is more of an art than a science. However, certain indicators can provide valuable insights. A recent survey by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) revealed a 20% increase in graduate recruitment in 2022 compared to 2021. This trend is expected to continue into 2023, although not…

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A Guide to Enhancing Your Skills for Free

A Guide to Enhancing Your Skills for Free In the journey of lifelong learning, whether you’re at the start of your early career or freshly graduated, the desire to expand your knowledge is a constant. While formal education and specialised courses often come with a hefty price tag, a wealth of free resources await those…

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How Graduates Drive Innovation and Business Success

Imagine unlocking the full potential of your business with fresh, innovative minds. This isn’t just a thought experiment—it’s a reality many of our clients are implementing into their strategy. The fresh perspectives and innovative ideas of recent graduates are playing a crucial role in driving businesses towards new levels of success and development. Let’s take…

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Why You Should Join a Club or Play Sports in University

Taking part in university sports is a great way to make friends and boost your health, and this is true even if you’ve never really been the sporty type. The sports clubs and events at university cater to all levels and abilities, including complete beginners as well as those more athletically inclined. Even if you…

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Advantages of Using Step for Hiring University Graduates

Using the service provided by Step has a number of benefits that will not be available through similar free services offered by universities. One of these benefits is the value of Step’s network and database for employers. There have been several recent examples of successful businesses with close links with one or more local universities…

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Balancing Internship Responsibilities and Academic Commitments

Internships are often considered the golden ticket to acquiring invaluable real-world experience in your chosen field. They offer a sneak peek into the professional world you’ll be stepping into post-graduation. However, the challenge lies in maintaining an equilibrium between your internship responsibilities and academic commitments. Striking this balance not only enhances your employability but also…

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