Category: graduates

Five Reasons to Work in a Fintech Firm

The term ‘fintech’ is a combination of two words: financial and technology. It describes firms that are using open banking API integrations to offer new and innovative finance products to customers. These products may include, for example, cash flow management software for a small business, or lending products that do not already exist in the …

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Should Students Bother With LinkedIn?

As a student, it’s always a good idea to do what you can at university to make your life a little easier when you graduate. One of the best things you can do is set yourself up on LinkedIn and start building your personal portfolio. You may think that you don’t need it right now …

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How to Land a Corporate Job with Zero Experience by Tim Sekundyak

When you graduate from university and go out there to start looking for your first graduate job, you will most likely come to a stark realisation. The outcome of university wasn’t exactly what you expected and just because you’ve got a degree in your hands doesn’t mean that employers are begging for your attention. Add …

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How working at a global leader in taste solutions has enhanced my career

When you are passionate about all sorts of food, cooking recipes, great tastes and exotic spices joining a global food manufacturer following my graduation in Food Technology was a great introduction to the food industry.  I wished to work on as many products as I could: best-selling sauces, worldwide known dressings and why not even …

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How to Be a Digital Nomad (Straight Out of University)

Written by Jen Morris from Wikijob Traditional pathways post university aren’t for everyone, and the modern world has opened up plenty of opportunities for those looking to balance a career with a passion for adventure. If this sounds like you, you might want to consider the life of a digital nomad.  What Is a Digital …

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