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Large and global, or small and local? (GRADCRACKER)

When searching for placement and graduate opportunities, it can be tempting to only apply to companies that you are already familiar with. These are likely to be the large, global organisations – the household names and the well-known brands. The…

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How to utilise information in the job description (GRADCRACKER)

All of the information within the job description is there to help you determine whether the opportunity is right for you. It should capture what the role will involve, and what you will need to be able to do the…

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'If at first you don’t succeed, improve and try again' (GRADCRACKER)

‘If at first you don’t succeed, improve and try again’ (GRADCRACKER)

It is no secret that, when applying for placements and graduate jobs, you are likely to submit multiple applications before being offered a role. In response to rejections, students are often encouraged to ‘be resilient’ and ‘keep trying’ – but…

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Multiskilling in the Media! Blog by Julian Dismore, TV Series Producer and Media Skills Trainer

This time last year I was series producing a show for Channel 5 and Boris announced the first Covid lockdown a week before we were due to finish filming. Fortunately we had just enough content in the can, but there…

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How to find work as an online content creator (guest blog from TutorHouse)

How to find work as an online content creator

When I graduated from the University of Bristol in 2019 with a degree in English Literature, I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do. I’d always loved writing and reading but I didn’t know much about the careers…

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Top tips for employability in and out of project management

Top tips for employability in and out of project management

Hi. If you’re reading this you may be looking for seeking tips on how to stand out in the job market during these extraordinary times. No single approach will guarantee success, but here’s what I’d do if I had my…

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Gaining Experience in Education through Volunteering (an interview with TutorFair Foundation)

Gaining Experience in Education through Volunteering (an interview with TutorFair Foundation)

We held an interview with Joss Serraillier, the director of The Tutorfair Foundation, to talk about tutoring, and how students can gain experience in education through volunteering. 💡 About The Tutorfair Foundation 💡 The Tutorfair Foundation was established in 2012. We…

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New Year’s Resolution – Improve Your CV! By Julian Dismore: TV Series Producer and Media Skills Trainer

Happy New Lockdown! With Christmas now over it’s time to think about, and action, your New Year’s Resolutions. I suggest one of yours is improving your CV! You should work on it right now – and then focus on making…

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Part Time Side Hustles to Give Students More Skills

It’s been a rough year for students, whether it’s working from home whilst paying full fees or a deteriorating social life, students are paying the price. And to make matters worse, businesses closing and working remotely means the amount of…

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Tech career advice from an industry expert – SecureTeam Guest Blog

Employers want certain skills and value some above others. Here at SecureTeam we have worked closely with tech employers, offering infrastructure testing, and have got an insight into the skills that employers are really looking for. The skills we cover…

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