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    1 week ago

    The first question all students will be asked by employers…

    All employers will be asking students will get the same question; ‘What did you do during lockdown?’  If your answer is ‘I spent more time watching Anomaly on Twitch than you did sleeping’ or ‘delivered every lockdown meme to the closest circle of 40 friends and family’ they won’t be impressed.    It can be […]

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    Employer Insights |

    2 weeks ago

    Lockdown Job Searching

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the job market both here in the UK and around the world, with many companies being forced into closing down temporarily. Latest figures show that around a quarter of the UK’s workforce has been placed on the government’s job retention scheme, although it’s estimated that almost seven million […]

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    1 month ago

    Graduate employers still hiring during COVID-19

    We know that a lot of students are worried about what happens next. Corona has put a spanner in the works for a lot of us, but as students graduating this year and next there is a lot of anxiety. We wanted to help ease this by showing all the great employers who are still […]

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    Lifestyle |

    1 month ago

    COVID-19: Student Experience

    To anyone that is currently affected by the pandemic, whether it be through feelings of anxiety and uncertainty about the future; feeling unwell or by feeling bereaved due to a loss, just know that you are not alone. Though we are more isolated than ever, we are also more united than ever. This experience is […]

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    Career Talk |

    2 months ago

    Top tips for video interviews

    Video interviews; some people like them and some people would rather redo their dullest module. Twice. However, in the wake of the pandemic, we are learning to love them as they become the norm. We spoke to a lot of employers and they said they’d move a majority of their processes online. So if you […]

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    You Should Know |

    2 months ago

    Covid 19: Advice for students looking for internships or graduate roles

    The world is a very different place to the one we were living in two weeks ago. Alongside the worry about family and friends, we know a lot of students are also worrying about what happens next in relation to finding a role. To put this in perspective, employers are also concerned and are working […]

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    Employer Insights |

    3 months ago

    We Asked 3 People Who Got Their Job By Networking How They Did It

    For most students it can be difficult to imagine what’s in a hiring manager’s head. It’s been less of a problem for 24-year-old Meghan Hill though, after she completed a year-long internship in the talent acquisition department at Siemens. As well as helping the company sift through countless CVs and video interviews, Meghan worked across […]

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    Employability |

    3 months ago

    Investing in Employability

    Which UK universities are working the hardest to support their students to land a career after graduating? Going to university is an opportunity to fly the nest, meet new people and develop as a person, but ultimately, one of the main reasons people choose to study is to improve their career prospect. But which of […]

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    Employer Insights |

    3 months ago

    Here’s How HSBC Is Challenging Banking Stereotypes – And Why It Should Be On Your Application List

    Three people are sat in a bar. One says they studied an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in music. Another was a student of ancient history and archeology, while the other did a BA in psychology, followed by a masters degree in animal behaviour. It might sound like the start of a rather bland joke, but […]

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    Employability |

    3 months ago

    BAME students apply for 45% more jobs than their white counterparts

    Official figures show that there are record numbers of BAME students attending university, and while this is encouraging a recent report showed that universities were still leaving BAME students behind. While this may well be the case, our own report highlights that there’s an appetite among BAME students that just isn’t being matched by their […]

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    Employer Insights |

    4 months ago

    Entrepreneurial Education

    One of the most important things that people consider when they’re weighing up their choices for university or college is what it could do for their future career prospects, but if you want the best chance of success, where should you be looking to study? We’ve analysed the educational careers of every self-made billionaire in […]

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    Employer Insights |

    4 months ago

    Bloomberg employees work ‘on purpose’ but what does that really mean?

    If you look at pictures of Bloomberg’s offices what comes to mind is the use of space. Located between the Bank of England and St Paul’s Cathedral, the Bloomberg office provides approximately 1.1 million square feet of sustainable office space. This includes three new public spaces, a retail area, and a Bloomberg Arcade that will […]

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