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
As the whole world changes daily due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, it’s important for finance students to understand the impact of the current climate on the opportunities in finance industry. Read this blog for some tips. Continue reading Finding an Internship in the Finance Sector in the Current Climate
We’re all experiencing fast-paced change now, but change is not unusual, in fact a key part of our Careers and Professional Development programme for MBA students is a session called Managing Change & Ambiguity, where we focus on how different personality types react to change. Read more about what we teach, and how you can cope with change. Continue reading Going Forwards in Times of Change
We often start off a job search with what we feel is our ideal job in mind. But often your dream role doesn’t materialise, so what are you going to do? And why would you take a role that you don’t think you want? Continue reading Careers are not linear, they are messy. Expect the unexpected.
Job searching can be a full time job in its own right. It can also be hard, long and painful at times too. But here’s the thing… every time you take a step forward, every time you tailor your CV for the next job application, volunteer for another opportunity to build your experience, meet another contact for coffee to grow your network or get down to the last 3 at interview (again!), you are one step closer to finding the right job for you. Continue reading How to Keep Going in the Search for Your New Job
For some reason I’ve been thinking about people who have an incredibly clear career goal and then reach it. What happens then? Continue reading What happens once you’ve met your goal?
To chase or not to chase, that is the question. A common dilemma for students going through a recruitment process is the issue of when and how to follow up with an employer if they’ve said they’d do something but haven’t quite delivered on that. But what kind of promises are you hearing? “You’ve passed the video interview, we’ll let you know within a week … Continue reading When is it okay to follow-up with an employer after an interview?
The assessment centre can be a daunting prospect, particularly if you’ve never attended one before. Here’s some things to think about before you go! Continue reading How to prepare for an Assessment Centre
Students often come in to see me with feedback from employers who tell them they are not going into enough depth when answering competency based questions and it’s usually quite clear to me, after listening to one or two answers, why they were given this feedback. So let me share it with you… Continue reading The Big Meat in the STAR Sandwich
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