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    1 day ago

    “Not enough women work in STEM and that impacts innovation”: We talk to Experian about why they want to see that change.

    If you’ve ever applied for a bank account or a credit card, chances are you’ll have heard of Experian. The data company prides itself on encouraging the public to become more aware of their personal data, to take control of it, and to learn how to use it for good. As an employer, diversity is […]

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    2 days ago

    What Graduates Wanting to Work In FinTech Really Need To Know

    While the word itself was only first written down in the 1980s, fintech has grown up a lot in the last few decades, with billions of pounds of investment poured into the industry every year and thousands of jobs posted online every week. And, since the word finally entered the Oxford English Dictionary in 2017, […]

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    1 month ago

    How does a company prove it’s really committed to diversity?

    When you’re thinking about the most important part of a new job, money is probably the first thing on the agenda. And, rightly so, we all need to eat. Perhaps after that you might think about the commute and the working hours, or even the perks of the job (though they probably aren’t what you […]

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    1 month ago

    What to research before applying for a job

    It is a great feeling when you discover a graduate job that seems perfect and is open for applications! Naturally, you will feel compelled to hit the “Apply” button and begin the application process. However, if you do this, you are missing out a very important step that could boost the quality of your applications […]

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    1 month ago

    Mistakes to avoid when applying for graduate jobs

    It’s easy to make mistakes when applying for graduate jobs. These mistakes can have a detrimental impact on the quality of your applications and subsequently your chances of landing the right graduate job for you.   In this post, we will outline 3 mistakes candidates often make when applying for their first graduate job and how […]

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    1 month ago

    How to answer difficult interview questions

    The idea of not being able to answer a difficult interview question fills many graduates with dread. What should you do if you’re asked a question that you don’t know how to answer?  In this post, we will outline how to avoid winding up in this situation and share tips on answering difficult interview questions. […]

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    1 month ago

    A day in the life of a WPP Health Fellow

    Naomi Walters, September 2019 Beyond research-based science careers Ending the second year of my degree, I realised that a life in research wasn’t really for me.  Science undergrads, particularly in the life sciences, are often advised to go into a career in medicine or scientific research – both incredible career options – but if you’re […]

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    1 month ago

    How to discover your career path 

    So, your goal is to land yourself a graduate-level job in a role that is ultimately right for you. Achieving this goal will allow you to start your graduate career on the right foot and set you up for further success.  If you’ve started considering your career pathway options, but are unsure of what roles […]

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    1 month ago

    How to build a career plan

    “What are your next steps?” If you’re near the end of your degree, you may notice a lot of people asking you this question.  But what if you don’t have a plan for your career yet?  Not knowing what to do after university can be stressful. Unsurprisingly, many students in the final year of their […]

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    2 months ago

    “You get out of it what you put in”: Life as a graduate Prison Officer

    The traditional 9-5 graduate job isn’t for everyone. You might be searching for leadership, for a challenge, or to have an impact on society as a whole. If so, the Leadership Development Programme at Unlocked Grads may be the kick-start to your career you’re looking for.  We’re not going to sugar-coat it:  working on the […]

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    3 months ago

    A wealth of opportunity: What’s on offer at Willis Towers Watson

    Working at a multinational firm can seem daunting. Sure there’s a lot of information out there, but what’s it really like inside the business? What does the day-to-day work entail? Are the people supportive?? Where’s the canteen?! It’s natural to feel unsure about where to begin; from the day-to-day workings of big business, to the […]

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    3 months ago

    More than just a workplace: Extra opportunities at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    It’s easy to stereotype the culture of a working environment in a top banking firm. You might think of flashy suits, tough atmospheres and employees having no time for anything that doesn’t involve #workworkwork. But what if we told you that all these things are a myth? We spoke exclusively with three employees from Bank […]

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