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Graduate Barometer Survey

Take the trendence Graduate Barometer for your chance to win hundreds of pounds of Amazon vouchers and a 12 month Spotify Premium subscription! We want to know what you think of your university course, which employers you like, and how you’re feeling about your future career. We use the results to put together research reports […]

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PE Recruitment – Job finding advice and help for PE Graduates

Article supplied by Fiona McKenzie, PE Recruitment Are you a PE graduate looking for a teaching job for September? Yes? Then we’d like to help. PE Recruitment are recruiting newly qualified PE Teachers right now for schools throughout the UK. Competition for jobs has rarely been this tough, and graduate unemployment rates so high, but […]

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Getting a teaching job

Introduction First teaching appointment procedures Applications Supporting Statement/Letter of Application What should go on my CV? Vacancies Interviews Portfolio Introduction Before you read on… you are advised to consult the Prospects page on Getting a Teaching Job, which contains detailed information on local authority recruitment procedures, sample CVs and covering letters and guidance on application […]

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Internships – a WikiJob perspective

The following article has been posted by Nik Shah from WikiJob…. So if you’re having problems like I did after graduating from university trying to land that all important first job, Internships are a great way to get your foot in the door and on to your career ladder. I left university with a degree […]

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Exploiting the power of social media to find work

Students are often being told that about the importance of social media in the job search process, but what does this mean in practice, how can you build a Twitter presence or LinkedIn profile that will be noticed (for all the right reasons!) by employers? Earlier this week, the Guardian Careers website asked some digital […]

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Finding work experience in journalism

Finding work experience in journalism, especially in the music industry, can be a daunting prospect. But it can be done as third year English Literature student, Laurence Green, has proved. With a good deal of planning, exploiting the power of Twitter and taking full advantage of the opportunities that he found for himself, Laurence has […]

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Assessment centre and interview videos

Did you know the Careers Centre website has a fantastic collection of online videos to help you prepare for graduate assessment centres and interview situations? These include the Journey to Work series, At the Assessment Centre, Making an Impact: The Graduate Job Interview, Your Job’s Online (how to maximise your chances of success when completing […]

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