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Latest news about the labour and graduate market.

How to break into the charity sector

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Written by Lucy Gibb, Charity Fast-Track Support Assistant Lucy studied at Cardiff University, where she completed a degree in adult nursing. She practised as a nurse before moving into the charity sector. She has worked in events, fundraising and student support and is now working for Charity Fast-Track in a support role. I never really thought …

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5 apps to progress your career at university

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This summer, the mobile app ecosystem is turning 10. To celebrate, we have decided to explore the App Store and see what’s on offer to help you get your career on track. There are over 2 million apps in the App Store alone so here is our suggestion based on the ones we were able …

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The top 3 things professional recruiters look for in a Computer Science CV

This guest post was created in collaboration with Venturi Group one of the UK’s top IT recruitment agencies. As an IT recruitment agency, we work with recent graduates every day. For many students, getting that first foot on the career ladder after finishing university is a daunting prospect. While some nerves are unavoidable, fortunately, there …

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Jobs and study opportunities abroad

The New Year sees the launch of a new resource.    GoinGlobal is a fantastic tool to help you research job and study opportunities throughout the world.

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How to get a placement in 2018

Written by Alex Baker, Placement Coordinator The spring term always brings the promise of lighter and warmer days; however, for students intending to do a Professional Placement Year in 2018/19, the spring term is also a very busy time. Balancing academic work with placement applications, sports, part-time work and “extra-curricular activities” is no mean feat …

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