Drafting the perfect cover email for your job applications
Posted on: 29/08/2017When job boards were first created for the internet, it seemed like it would be much easier to find jobs. In reality though, it has only made it harder to get found and hired. Unlike earlier times when most candidates only applied for jobs that they were most suited for, the internet has made it possible to apply quickly and easily to hundreds of open positions at once. According to a Workapolis report, just two percent of job applicants actually get calls for interviews when applying online. The number of people getting hir Read More...
4 Authors share their numbers: How much does it cost to self-publish a book
Posted on: 16/08/2017Although publishing a book requires a lot of money, with the advent of online technology there are different e books available on the Internet which can be accessed without any problem. This online trend has changed the costs required for publishing a book. It is estimated that less than £770 is required to publish a book now a days. Online books don’t appeal to those people who prefer reading books, so there is still the scope of publishing books which will benefit the authors and publishers as well. Reading boo Read More...
How to map your career path: 6 tips from professional recruiters
Posted on: 15/08/2017Despite the amount of work young people accomplish using their time and knowledge, very few of them can claim that it’s their career – what they’re doing is a job. Generally, the difference they point out is that a job is something you do for pay – it doesn’t matter if you specialise in it or if you spent years training for it because all you really care about is how you derive a salary from it. Meanwhile, a career is also something you get paid to do, but it requires your full c Read More...
Final Year Medical Students: Tips on How to Rank your Foundation Year Jobs
Posted on: 01/08/2017One of the most stressful aspects of being a final year medical student (apart from finals that is!) is ranking your foundation jobs. The decisions you make at this stage in your career will affect which part of the country you live in for the next few years and in many cases, which area of medicine you end up specialising in. It’s therefore vital that you take the time to do the research and make those decisions properly. Hopefully these tips will make the process a little easier! Rank all the jobs, not just the top few Read More...
Getting ahead of the curve with a graduate programme
Posted on: 26/07/2017Finding a career that suits what you want to do after graduating can be daunting, especially if you enjoy new and exciting experiences and don’t want a run of the mill job. During my time studying a Masters in International Business and Spanish at the University of Strathclyde, I had already started to broaden my horizons by securing opportunities overseas. First, I studied in Spain for a year at the University of Salamanca, before heading to New York to undertake an internship in Brand Activation for a premium Read More...
Heading up a classroom might sound daunting, but teaching could be your ticket to career satisfaction, finds Flora Neighbour. Teaching is becoming the choice for a huge number of graduates who seek secure and rewarding careers. According to the Training and Development Agency for Schools, enquiries about routes into this area have surged by 34 per cent since the start of the recession...
Engineer the right career
Solving problems is what engineering is all about. While you may think roles just include the typical areas like civil engineering, mechanical engineering and electronic engineering, you’d be surprised at some of the other specialisms that you could go into and some of the areas of crossover. Anita Peach discovers that if you want...
Banging your own drum
Challenge your friends!
GradJobs food fight
The GradJobs food fight, in association with The National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition, is back! Play today and don't forget to challenge your friends!
Career advice videos
Online aptitudes tests
Are you prepared to tackle the intense recruitment process ahead of you? Get a head start on your peers by taking a psychometric aptitude test! Get full access and learn how to increase your chances of passing the tests successfully.
Take an aptitude test today >>