Category: applications

Applications, CVs, Cover Letters

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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I’m Entering my Final Year at University…

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By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker   Get prepared before you start The summer before you enter your final year is your chance to do some all-important career planning and prepare for when employers open up their opportunities in the Autumn. If you haven’t already, try to establish which industry sectors you might …

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The best Big Data analyst CV: 7 tips for presenting your skills

The question of finding a job is always relevant among students. Some of them even manage to gain experience in companies while studying. In this post, we will discuss why the profession of Big Data analyst is so relevant and how to create a CV for this position properly. Big Data Analyst: The Most Wanted …

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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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Writing tips from famous authors to boost your job applications

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No matter what career you want to go into, there’s one occasion when you need to be a great writer and that’s when applying for jobs. Whether it’s finding the best succinct way to get all the right information in your CV or knowing how to sell your skills and experience in a captivating way …

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