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    James Howell

    University: Goldsmiths College (Uni.of London)
    Subject: English & History

    Position: Content & Marketing Executive
    Date: Friday, 28 August 2015

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    Social Media for Success: Instagram: Social Media for Success: Instagram This week, we turn to a social media platform you may not have considered in your job search: Instagram. The photo and video sharing tool may not be everyone’s first thought when trying to harness social media for their graduate job hunt, but trust us –

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    Maariyah Zaheer

    University: Coventry University
    Subject: Sociology and Psychology

    Position: Final Year Student
    Date: Wednesday, 1 July 2015

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    Why is it so important to keep a regular eye on your CV?: Why is it so important to keep a regular eye on your CV? How many times at school, or at university do you reckon you've heard the word 'CV', at least over 50 times right? Whether you are discussing it with your friends, teachers or getting the 'employment' lecture at university,

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    Ellie Hubble

    University: University of Southampton
    Subject: English Literature

    Position: Junior Copywriter
    Date: Thursday, 18 June 2015

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    Graduate Probation Periods: What you definitely need to know: Graduate Probation Periods: What you definitely need to know It's graduation time again and the job hunt is fiercely on. You've got 40 versions of your CV and are obsessively refreshing your email to hear news on your applications. You've thought about it all; the perfect role, the perfect salary, the perfect

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    Roop Pardesi

    Subject: English and Journalism

    Position: Events Marketing Assistant
    Date: Monday, 11 May 2015

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    7 Reasons going to a Careers Fair will help you find your dream job: 7 Reasons going to a Careers Fair will help you find your dream job   Unless you've been living in a box throughout your whole time at Uni then you may have heard about one of the many Careers fairs that are usually on every few months. As you might have

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    Lucy Connor

    University: University of Westminster
    Subject: Television Production

    Position: Sales Associate (Holland and Barrett)
    Date: Monday, 2 March 2015

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    3 reasons I wish I’d got work experience while I was at university: 3 reasons I wish I'd got work experience while I was at university Being an unemployed graduate with no reason to get out of bed in the morning has taken its toll on me lately. I would generally say that I am, and always have been, realistic in my understanding of

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    Sarah Holland

    University: University of Chester
    Subject: Advertising

    Position: Events Marketing Intern
    Date: Thursday, 18 September 2014

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    5 Disastrous ways to approach a careers fair: 5 Disastrous ways to approach a careers fair Careers fairs are an ideal platform for soon to be graduates to get a feel for the recruitment process and interact with prospective employers, which can be a highly valuable experience when made the most of. After exhibiting at a number of career

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    Ross Whistler

    University: University of East Anglia
    Subject: Society, Culture and Media

    Position: Marketing Executive
    Date: Thursday, 11 September 2014

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    I Vote Yes to Unpaid Internships: I Vote Yes To Unpaid Internships Ross is the Marketing Executive at and is responsible for content creation and monitoring. I have a friend. This friend recently did a 3 month graduate internship with a design agency. They weren't paid an hourly or monthly wage but their travel expenses between

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    Anna Clarey

    University: York St John University
    Subject: Film and Television Production

    Position: Student
    Date: Wednesday, 6 August 2014

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    The Post-University Stop Gap: The Post-University Stop Gap Some graduates take a year out after they've finished their degree to travel the world or dive into a volunteer scheme somewhere in a remote and exotic place. I am one of those graduates who has chosen to work for a year first, before I can afford

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    Sian Gardiner

    University: The University of York
    Subject: English and Related Literature

    Position: Editorial Intern
    Date: Sunday, 3 August 2014

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    18 Things That Happen After You Graduate : 18 Things That Happen After You Graduate So you've donned that silly cap and gown and got the awkward picture to prove it, but what's next? Whether it's an internship, a shiny new job or spending most of your time applying for them (interspersed with Netflix viewing), here's what the average

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    Victoria Didilica

    University: City University
    Subject: Organisational Psychology MSc

    Position: Employer Liaison Coordinator at City Careers
    Date: Tuesday, 8 July 2014

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    7 things that make you a less than awesome grad: 7 things that make you a less than awesome grad Having worked in Careers for several years now, I have met quite a few students and grads. Some very inspiring young people from whom I got to learn a thing or two. You know the type … Society presidents, football captains,

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    Stephanie Darlington

    University: The University of Huddersfield
    Subject: Politics

    Position: Student/Library Helper
    Date: Monday, 12 May 2014

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    Volunteering – It can be all fun and games!: Volunteering - It can be all fun and games! I know, I know, sometimes it feels like the world is nagging on at you to 'get more experience' and that working for free is an absolute must in the current world of graduate job hunting. I also understand how hard it

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    Helen Stringer

    University: The University of Durham
    Subject: Modern and Medieval History

    Position: Careers Services Manager
    Date: Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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    Preparing for that big interview: Preparing for that big interview You've been invited to interview and are feeling pretty upbeat. And why not? It's an achievement to get past the application stage. The prospect of starting your first "real" job now seems like a realistic possibility. Enjoy that feeling of excitement, but don't get carried away

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    Marc Hodgeson

    University: University of Southampton
    Subject: Business Management

    Position: Business Consultant/Freelance Writer
    Date: Thursday, 6 March 2014

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    The next generation of Entrepreneurial students: The next generation of Entrepreneurial students It is no secret that today's job market is slow, competitive and challenging and this is a situation that many school-leavers, students and graduates know all too well. Young in people in general are faced with a job climate in which not only are fewer

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    Louise Rizzo

    University: Canterbury Christ Church University College
    Subject: Media and Cultural Studies

    Position: Jobshop Employability Coordinator
    Date: Sunday, 2 March 2014

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    Looking for Work and Not Succeeding?: Looking for work and not Succeeding? Looking for work can be a long and annoying process, and it can certainly test your patience! After having knock backs, I'm sure you're probably thinking 'will I ever get a job?', 'when will I get a job', 'why will nobody hire me?' Sound familiar?

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    Sky Jusaityte

    University: University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Subject: Media, Communication and Cultural Studies

    Position: Social Executive
    Date: Thursday, 13 February 2014

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    ‘What am I going to do with my life?': 'What am I going to do with my life?' Hello, soon to be graduates and fellow job hunters. One thing I can tell you about graduation is: suddenly all that everyone asks you about is 'what are you going to do with your life?' And being able to answer the dreadful

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    Tom Coakes

    University: The University of Kent at Canterbury
    Subject: English Language and Linguistics

    Position: Marketing Executive
    Date: Sunday, 26 January 2014

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    Support or development: What's in an IT career?: For all of the opportunities you're promised are waiting at the end of university, a degree can feel restrictive as you begin to channel your energies into one increasingly vocational area. Although the thought of graduating with anything less than a five year plan can seem terrifying at first, the reality

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    Kyle Albert

    University: University of Greenwich
    Subject: Business Technology Management

    Position: Ed-Tech, Parent-Tech Writer
    Date: Friday, 24 January 2014

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    Who Am I: Four questions to ask yourself before applying for a job: Before pursuing your dream job, there are some things you have to consider and reflect on before sending out your resume. Rarely do the answers come together all at once, and it may be that a little trial and error is needed first." Now help you with your job-seeking journey, we've

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    Guest Contributor

    Subject: Various

    Position: Various
    Date: Thursday, 23 January 2014

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    Expert View: Top 10 Anecdotes for job hunting and post-university life: Top 10 Anecdotes for job hunting and post-university life We aim to bring you the best graduate careers advice from the most qualified people across the UK. This week Director of University of Surrey Careers Service, John Watkins, offers his advice to students and graduates by sharing 10 of his best

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    Melissa Surgey

    University: The University of Manchester
    Subject: Anatomical Studies

    Position: NHS Management Trainee
    Date: Monday, 30 September 2013

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    Day in the Life of an NHS Graduate Management Trainee: Day in the life of an NHS Management Trainee Name: Melissa Surgey Title: NHS Graduate Management Trainee University: University of Manchester Course: Anatomical Sciences Year of Graduation: 2012 About Me I joined the General Management specialism of the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS) in September 2012 shortly after graduating with

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    Sophie Longley

    University: The University of Reading
    Subject: English Literature

    Position: Student
    Date: Saturday, 1 June 2013

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    Paper CVs Vs. Online CVs : The summer after finals: the most important time in a student's life to celebrate the end of exams and to begin, if they haven't already, the job search. Graduates up and down the UK are looking for their perfect career after university has finished. Long gone are the lectures and seminars

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    Jared Keleher

    University: Keele University
    Subject: Marketing and Psychology

    Position: Student
    Date: Friday, 15 February 2013

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    Finding a graduate Job (part two): Jared's Story: Part 2: Death by Applications Since my last post I have once again poured my soul into a few job applications. At this point I haven't yet received the customary "no thanks" email, so my long and arduous journey into a career might be over soon (doubt it). I can't help

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    Chelsea Howard

    University: Kingston University
    Subject: Psychology (BSc)

    Position: Student
    Date: Tuesday, 16 October 2012

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    2013 Graduate Schemes: The Grad Race: It has begun! The early bird applications for 2013 graduate schemes have started going live. Some of the most sought after graduate schemes from big name companies are starting or have already started their recruitment process for next year's graduates. Many of these applications are comprised of multiple, sequential stages, which

  • blogger Sophie Devonshire Read more

    Sophie Devonshire

    University: University of Leeds
    Subject: English Literature and Spanish

    Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2012

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    Wannabe Journalist Wisdom: As I approach the end of another sunny summer in Madrid interning at, I'm looking back at what I've gained from the experience and how this will benefit me in the future. Last summer I did a social media and marketing internship. This time round I was a lifestyle intern.

  • blogger Lianne Froggatt Read more

    Lianne Froggatt

    Company: Ideasbynet
    Subject: BA Linguistics

    Position: Digital Communications Manager
    Date: Thursday, 9 August 2012

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    Finding Your Perfect Job Through Social Media: Graduating from uni can be a very unnerving time, not only are we flung out into the 'real world', the rose-tinted dream that we will walk into our dream job will (for most of us) come crashing down around our ears very quickly! Especially in the current economic climate, finding any

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    Holly De Roy

    University: University College Falmouth
    Subject: Marine and Natural History Photography

    Position: Graduate
    Date: Tuesday, 1 May 2012

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    EmployHolly: How to promote yourself: With thousands of students graduating every year and our economy dipping back into recession, it has become ever more so important, when trying to find an employer, to stand out from the crowd. I decided not to apply for university straight away unlike the majority of my friends. Five years before,

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    Jonathan Gaiger

    University: University of Sussex
    Subject: Business & Management

    Position: Marketing Executive
    Date: Thursday, 26 April 2012

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    A different job search strategy: The graduate job market has changed significantly over the years in regards to the technology that is readily available to job seekers, the competitive nature but also the landscape in which companies have now set. Therefore, graduates need to be aware and adapt to these changes but also take note on

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    Meg Newman

    University: The University of Salford
    Subject: Marketing & Advertising

    Position: Graduate
    Date: Monday, 2 April 2012

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    My Job Hunting Journey!: My Job Hunting Journey! I graduated Bournemouth University with a 2:1 in Advertising and Marketing Communications in late May. I thought I'd give myself the summer to enjoy my last moments of 'freedom'. It was in September that I decided to face the world of 'grown-up' job hunting. I was at

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    Zoe Bevis

    University: University of Southampton
    Subject: Management with Entrepreneurship

    Position: Research Assistant
    Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2011

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    The London commute...: Making the decision to take a job in London and join the millions of commuters is not an easy one by no means but one faced by a majority of graduates like you. I remember thinking to myself upon Graduation that I would have to go to London for work as

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    Mark Towers

    University: Keele University
    Subject: English & Philosophy

    Position: Marketing Assistant
    Date: Thursday, 2 June 2011

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    Graduation!: This is the time of the year when many people around the country will be donning a gown and mortar board in order to receive the degree that they have spent the last three, four or maybe even seven years working to attain. It is a very elating time and a

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    Jane Newell Brown

    University: University of East London
    Subject: Human Resources

    Position: Human Resources
    Date: Friday, 23 July 2010

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    Not All Doom and Gloom for Graduates: I had the pleasure of attending the Association of Graduate Recruiters conference a couple of weeks ago and expected to hear tales of woe from the top recruiters of budget cuts and misery. Not so however. Many of the graduate recruiters there were recruiting in their usual force, quite a few

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    Gerry Wyatt

    University: Leeds Beckett University
    Subject: Business Studies

    Position: Operations Director
    Date: Friday, 9 April 2010

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    Travelling During a Gap Year: For many, after they have graduated and the celebrations end lurks the question, "so what now?" Hunting for a graduate job immediately is not always the answer, depending on your situation and the alternative graduate opportunity of taking a gap year out and travelling can not only be quite appealing but

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