LinkedIn is a fantastic tool for networking and keeping up to date with what’s going on in the business world. Getting your LinkedIn profile created for the first time is really simple, so once you’ve got your basic account set up, maybe have a think about Will’s 5 top tips for how to make the most of it. Continue reading 5 Tips to Make the Most of LinkedIn
Video interviews have been a popular recruitment tool for years, and now are obviously more common than ever. But the video interview stage is one that is often overlooked, and lots of candidates are screened out at this stage. To help you perform at your best, here are Will’s top 5 video interview tips. Continue reading 5 Top Tips to Pass the Video Interview Stage
There are lots of free online courses and virtual internships available at the moment. They can be really beneficial for you to develop your knowledge and experience, and it can give you something extra to put on your CV or talk about in a job application. If you have time to complete one (or more!) then we recommend you give it a go. Here’s a round-up of ones we’ve seen that look great. Continue reading Virtual Internships and Online Courses
Get a quick summary of what the UK job market looks like in this week’s blog, and what it might mean for you.
There’s a couple of points in there that gives us reason to believe we’re beginning to turn a corner… Continue reading Labour Market Insights, 11 June 2020
Matt talks about what’s happening in the UK jobs market, how employers are planning to engage with students up until Christmas and reflects on some of the intel we’re getting from recruiters. Continue reading Labour Market Insights, 3 June 2020
There are so many activities to get involved in at Henley Business School to help with your professional development! One example is the Henley Summer Start-Up Boot Camp, run by the Pop-Up Business School and Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship. Running again this summer, you can find out more about it here… Continue reading Henley Business School has great events and programmes for students throughout the year!
What are organisations doing now about graduate and placement recruitment?
This week we asked Jack Tame, Employer Account Manager at Henley Careers & Professional Development, to update us on his experience with recruitment at the moment. Continue reading Labour Market Insight, 27 May 2020
Placement years are a great way to get work experience and improve your professional development, even during a crisis. In this blog Business & Management student Junyi Xiao shares his experience of working in China during the pandemic. Continue reading My Placement Year in China 2020
In this week’s podcast we were joined by, University Talent Staffing Partner EMEA at VMware. Jen and Matt discuss how VMware has adjusted it’s recruitment during lockdown, with interesting insights into how they are running their virtual assessment centres and some tips for students looking for internships at the moment, as well as tips for those starting work for the first time in a virtual environment. Continue reading Labour Market Podcast with VMware
To mark Mental Health Awareness week, we asked blogger and Henley Business School student, James Sweeney, to cover what it is, and what we can all do to help work through any difficulties. Continue reading What exactly is Mental Health?