Building your online portfolio

August 20, 2021

If you’re seeking work in a creative industry, having some form of digital portfolio is a non-negotiable… As a grad with limited ‘real-world’ experience, creating a professional online presence that... Read More

Let’s talk critical and creative thinking

August 17, 2021

We’re looking at transferable skills and why every student needs to know how to showcase them to prospective employers. Transferable skills are skills you develop throughout your life that are then widely... Read More

Let’s talk teamwork and time management

August 10, 2021

There are two little words that – more than likely –  are going to come up when you’re applying for work… transferable skills. Neither is there any escape from the question: “So, what transferable... Read More

Top tips on taking your LinkedIn photo

June 18, 2021

When it comes to recruitment, the age-old adage ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ gets thrown out the window. Research shows that simply having a LinkedIn profile photo dramatically increases the chances... Read More

Top 3 resume tips

May 3, 2021

Having reviewed more than 300 job application documents already this year, our team have come up with their top 3 most commonly given pieces of feedback: #1 Sell your experience To make the most of the... Read More

Graduate early birds get their worm!

March 4, 2021

If you’re in your final year of study then, graduates-to-be, this article’s for you! Graduate programs can provide a unique experience, offering the chance to see multiple parts of a business while... Read More

Choosing your words

January 19, 2021

Your job application is likely to be the first thing a prospective employer will see from you, so it’s important to make a good impression. Bad grammar and incorrect spelling are more than a big turn-off,... Read More

Quality over quantity

December 4, 2020

Applying for jobs can be a daunting task. You’re baring your soul to prospective employers, and every omission from interview can seem like a siren of doom. You may not feel up to continually restructuring... Read More

Is your resume ATS friendly?

November 30, 2020

You may have recently submitted a job application online. If so, you’ve almost definitely had an experience with applicant tracking software (ATS), whether you’re aware of it or not. ATS are automated... Read More

Different in a good way

November 5, 2020

There are many job-searching websites out there. Recently we've been looking at a few of them. Most of them have their own unique ‘selling’ point, whether it’s the graduate-focused GradConnection or the... Read More