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    3 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 |

    4 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 |

    4 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 |

    4 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 |

    4 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 |

    5 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 |

    5 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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    University Life |

    5 months ago

    A Study Into The UK’s Graduate Gender Pay Gap

    Unfortunately, despite widespread awareness, change and overall progression towards equal pay for both men and women in the UK, there remains a noticeably large gender pay gap amongst university graduates, with the most recent Government pay data revealing that males earn £1,600 more than women do one year after graduating and that this rises to […]

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    University Life |

    5 months ago

    Degree Dropouts

    Which universities have the highest & lowest dropout rates & how does leaving your course affect employment opportunities? Earning a degree can be an excellent way of opening up doors to a wider range of career opportunities, with many jobs now making it a qualification a requirement for candidates. However, university isn’t for everyone, and […]

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    Employer Insights |

    7 months ago

    Self Driving Cars: Are you responsible?

    It’s 8.45am, you’re late for work, and you jump in the car. But instead of releasing the handbrake and putting your foot on the pedal you simply type in the address and put your feet up, leaving the car to do the rest while you start ticking stuff off of your to do list. It […]

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    Employer Insights |

    8 months ago

    Not enough women work in STEM

    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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    Employer Insights |

    8 months 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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