What’s the key to success in getting your foot in the door?
The answer is employability, but what does this actually mean?
With an awareness of just how competitive the graduate job market is and a realisation that having a good degree is now not always enough to secure a job, students are asking this question.
“How do I convince an employer that I have something to offer?”
Having been immersed in your PG studies it can be daunting to face the transition into industry; especially when faced with submitting an application to an employer who may have little understanding of your area of expertise.
Don’t panic – plan!
Jobs fairs can be daunting, but they are worth the effort as they are great places to find jobs, network and find out about companies who are recruiting. Follow these simple, pre-fair preparations and feel the nerves dissolve.
For International Women’s Day (8 March) you’re invited to talk about confidence.
Feeling confident and presenting a strong front isn’t always natural – but you have a thousand and one reasons to be confident, strong, fierce and Essex.
If you’ve been searching for jobs for after you graduate you might have noticed that spotting which are suitable for a graduate can be tricky.
Essentially a graduate job is one which requires a degree, but beyond that it is important to be aware of the difference between ‘a job performed by a graduate‘ and ‘a job that requires the skill, knowledge, and expertise of a graduate‘.
Depending on your degree and the sector you’re interested in, you may see employers looking for graduates that fall into 3 categories…
Developing a mindset of resilience is an important key to success for everyone, including university students.
Volunteering is a great way to boost your CV and broaden your experience but is it really worth working unpaid? And how can you get the most from volunteering? Our top tips will give you some pointers.
Got that sinking feeling from an interview that you just know went badly, or received another ‘thanks, but no thanks’ letter? Don’t worry – it could be the best thing to happen to you.
We have 4 surprising benefits you can gain from failure.
What are you going to do with that fancy degree that’s taking up all your time?
Here’s your chance to ask the people who’ve been there, done that, got the tee shirt and are coming back to campus so you can ask them a billion and one questions about how they did it.