Lying on Your CV? 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t!

I’ve just read a report stating that a third of employers don’t check the qualifications written on a CV. I find that surprising and also a poor decision to report on something like that. Just because some employers don’t check doesn’t mean you should opt for it. First of all, I want to remind you Read More …

Tempted to Lie on Your CV? You Could End Up in Jail!

Are you tempted to lie on your CV? Maybe you want to boost your 2:2 to a 2:1, or tell your employer that you trekked around Nepal during your gap year instead of sitting on the couch doing nothing. While they may seem like little white lies, they could get you in trouble. Fraud prevention Read More …

Getting a Graduate Job: Finding a Placement After University

So, you’ve made it through university and you’ve got that shiny degree. Now what? Now it’s time to get your graduate job. But you keep hearing about how there are no jobs, right? Well, that is partially true. There are more graduates than placements available but that doesn’t mean there’s no point trying to get Read More …

Find Work After Study: Graduation Employment Tips

Those long years of study are finally coming to an end. It’s a great feeling, right? Well, it would be if you could find work after study. It’s not that there isn’t any graduate employment. There really are opportunities. The problem is that there are so many graduates, it makes it hard to find one Read More …

Create the Perfect Graduate CV

It’s common knowledge that there are few graduate jobs out there. It isn’t because the companies aren’t hiring – there’s simply more graduates than there are positions. To be able to get a job, you need to prove that you’re better than all the others. While having a 1st class honours is great, it doesn’t Read More …

5 Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid to Get the Job

Whether you are looking for a part-time job while studying or looking for a graduate position afterwards, you will likely go through an interview. It is surprising by the number of applicants that go through the same job interview mistakes – and thinking about it, I have made them in the past. Here are some Read More …