April 2022 archive

The Negotiation Skills That You May Need for Everyday Life… and Your Career by WikiJob

The word ‘negotiation’ may initially conjure images of multi-million-pound deals or international treaties. It’s hard to imagine that such a powerful concept could feature in your life so soon after you graduate. But you may be surprised to learn that negotiations can come in all shapes and sizes, and as you enter the world of …

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How To Fund Your New Business Venture

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Starting a new business can be complex and time consuming. Having enough cash get the ball rolling will always be extremely important. There are many sources of funding available to you but knowing which one is the best fit for you can be difficult. Before you start funding your new business venture, make sure you …

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Getting career-ready whilst at university

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By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker   No matter where you are on your university timeline, there are things that you can be doing to boost your employability and prepare for life after you graduate. It’s no secret that the graduate job market is competitive. So, when the time comes to find a …

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10 Technical and Soft Skills to Build As a Web Designer

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The web design services industry has grown significantly over recent years, driven by consumers’ rising adoption of smartphones, internet browsing and of course, COVID-19. Businesses and government entities are building and expanding their online presence, making now a great time to enter the web design market. Whether you take on a career in web design …

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I’m Entering my Penultimate Year at University…

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By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker   Get prepared over the summer Before you start your penultimate year, it’s a good idea to start researching different industry sectors and employers; the Gradcracker Toolkit is a good place to begin. From this you can gather an idea of the types of career paths you …

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