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Latest news about the labour and graduate market.

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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What makes a successful copywriter?

This article has been provided by an external organisation – please read our disclaimer. One question that persists for all university students is – “what am I going to do when I leave uni?” For some of you studying English and other related courses, a career as a copywriter may have suggested itself. But this raises …

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Five ways joining an SME can kick-start your career

It’s cap and gown time. Goodbye and ‘Keep in touch’ time. Praying the landlord hands back your deposit time. And it’s also the time when the question, ‘So, what’s next?’ becomes ever more pressing. Little is said of the organisations that provide 60%* of private sector jobs and are often cited as ‘the backbone of …

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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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Fantastic jobs for full-time foodies!

If you are looking for an industry that will always be in demand, look no further than the food industry! YourFoodJob.com is an industry specific job board and the UK’s fastest growing portal to top food & drink talent. “We work with over 60 food companies and recruiters at any one time and advertise hundreds of …

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