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The #HottestjobsintheWorld are back and it's about to get that little bit more competitive. As the graduate employment season kicks off as we enter September, these 5 prized #HottestjobsintheWorld positions are going to start hotting up. This week we have several remnants from last week who have managed to hold onto their positions, however, come next week the competition will be much tougher.
What you need to know: 4 different schemes open for graduates, full training in scheme area during the two year scheme
What you need to show: 2.1 in a related degree to scheme, proven team working skills and experience in working in high pressured environments Perfect careers available if you're interested in: Computing and IT, Technology, Management, Consulting and Sales
Establishing itself as a regular in the weekly #HottestjobsintheWorld Top 5 most popular jobs, but it is not hard to see why. HP are one of the largest graduate employers and are looking to fill four different areas for graduates to work and grow in. The areas that graduates can apply for are Consulting, IT, Project Management and Business. Graduates looking to join these areas on their 24 month programmes must show at least 2.1 in a related degree area, a great work ethic and examples of where they have flourished in high pressured and difficult situations. In return, HP will not only provide specific training in certain areas, but also soft skills to help with general personal and career growth.What you need to know: Nationwide opportunities, with a salary of £32-40,000 pa and real responsibility to run store as your own.
What you need to show: 2.1 degree, customer focus and excellent commercial awareness. Perfect role if you're interested in: Management, Retail and Customer Service
Lidl are one of the fast growing companies in the UK. They are proud to have built this reputation on the training and employment of first rate graduate leaders. In graduates they not only want to see excellent customer focus and commercial awareness but also the ability to lead and develop a team in what is an incredibly competitive environment. In return they offer an excellent salary of between £32,000 right up to £40,000, along with great training and a challenging and rewarding career path.
What you need to know: Based in Next's Leicester based Headquarters on a structured training programme with a salary of £20,400. What you need to show: Flawless analytical skills, able to meet tight deadlines and work well with different teams and different departments. Perfect role if you're interested in: Retail, Buying and Merchandising or Research and AnalysisThis is a role that has been dipping in and out of the #HottestjobsintheWorld Top 5. The role is a great start into a fantastic, fast paced industry and Next are looking for graduates that can be methodical in their approach to things like sales figures, budgets and margins. Successful applicants will work closely with Buying and Design teams to ensure that Next are getting the best products out there to their customers. To be considered for the role, graduates would be advised to come forward with not only the skills to be successful in the role, but a real passion for the fashion industry. If you want to know what it's like to work at Next, we spoke to them about graduates working in the Buying and Merchandising sector and working at Next. Take a look at the case study.
What you need to know: Locations across the UK, fast paced graduate scheme to lead successful applicants to a world of retail management.
What you need to show: 2.1 degree, full and clean driving license and an enthusiasm to work in Retail management. Perfect role if you're interested in: Retail, Management and Customer Service Climbing up from fourth place last week, this incredible role from Aldi is proving to be extremely popular among graduates. And that is because Aldi are a fantastic graduate employer who, when they have chosen their graduate for a position, really support them through each step of the way. Graduates who make it onto the Area Manager graduate scheme are expected to embrace the responsibility from day one and use their team working skills to make sure the entire team is motivated and performing well.
And the official #HottestjobsintheWorld is...
What you need to know: Working for a company that is behind some of the biggest brands in the UK on their Intelligence Trading Team, in London for £24,000
What you need to sho w: Advanced Excel skills, be highly numerate and experience in an analytical environment. Perfect role if you're interested in: Research and analysis, Finance and Advertising and PR This week's winner is a mysterious role, posted from a recruitment agency who have with held the name of the employer. All that we know is that they are a behind some of the biggest brands in the UK, online, on radio and in print. The successful applicant will join the intelligence trading team which is the team responsible for tracking and auditing the deals that the mysterious company has with advertising agencies. The Intelligence Trading team manage the pricing within these deals and provide a holistic approach to business by focussing on group value rather than individual sales team objectives.
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