Psychometric testing is becoming a corner stone to the graduate recruitment process. More and more companies are using these tests to understand their candidates and reveal their aptitudes. Consequently, graduates and students now need to be aware of why these tests are used in the recruitment process, how to succeed and what mistakes to avoid. Lots of graduates struggle with this stage of the recruitment process so do not worry, you’re not alone! Continue reading How To Tackle The Puzzling Psychometric Tests?
As we are all aware COVID has dramatically changed the landscape of the job market and, within this, how people find their ideal job. It has become so important that recruiters can see your personality and capabilities from behind a screen. This blog will help you improve your virtual communication generally, as well as how to harness your virtual networking capabilities with 5 specific top tips. Continue reading How to Harness Your Virtual Networking Skills
Many of you will be moving onto new graduate or placement roles, for some of you this will be your first job, or maybe it will be your first job working in a new “virtual” way. We have all had to adapt and develop our working and study style due to Covid, it has caused employers to become more agile and keep businesses going despite … Continue reading 6 Top tips on home working
LinkedIn is huge as a social media platform, everyone knows this. But what happens when this platform is used in the wrong way and can cause more damage. This blog looks into how LinkedIn should be properly used and what elements of it should be avoided. Continue reading LinkedIn: Great Career Builder or Emotionally Self-Destructive Space?
This blog takes some of the 5 must-reads of 2021 and 5 other books to take a look at in the University of Reading Library to get you to expand your knowledge in your subject area. Reading these books will also help you stand out at interviews. Continue reading 5 Must Reads for Any Student
Starting to think about your career pathway can be hard, as well as having to juggle your academic work and societies but it is important to start thinking about it early to get the best opportunities. This blog helps break it down for you how valuable it is to start thinking about your career from first year at University, along with advice from our Career Consultants. Continue reading Why Is It Important to Start Career Thinking Early?
Struggling to stay on top of all your academic work as well as staying career focused? Whilst it is important to take a break over Easter, make sure you’re doing things to keep on top of job or placement hunting. This blog can give you some top tips and tricks on how to balance everything and still take time to relax. Continue reading How to Stay Career Focused This Easter?
Having problems virtually networking, especially with the issues of COVID19? We talk you through how to update your socials to use them, tips for networking, things to avoid and some advice from our consultants at Henley. Continue reading Virtual Networking Tips
Can making mistakes be a good thing?! Have you struggled with making a start on an application or assessment? Or even an important assignment? You are not alone! When I was an art student (many moons ago) I always used to struggle with adding anything to a new sketchbook. The concept of keeping the sketchbook in this perfect condition, and never doing anything I wasn’t … Continue reading Destroyer of the first page!
Are you worried about any upcoming or future interviews? We break it down for you and give you some tips and tricks into how to tackle the interview and control those nerves. Continue reading How Do You Combat Interview Nerves?