Finding work – how to research employers!

As you ‘ponder the possibilities’ for work and placements, you will want to apply for opportunities with various organisations. Its very tempting to go ‘full steam ahead’, full of enthusiasm or FOMO. But before doing any contacting, its important to research the employers you want to apply to. Why? Because by being more informed about …

Recruitment agencies – good, bad or indifferent?

A good recruitment agency can definitely be a useful part to you finding promising new opportunities. There have been some negative perceptions of using agencies, of recruitment consultants ‘over promising’, of being very confident in their abilities and not always delivering for a candidate. Whilst there’s an element of truth here (have you ever met …

Is now a good time for postgraduate study?

There’s no escaping the fact that the graduate labour market has taken a hit over the last year. The High Flyers research suggests that graduate recruitment fell by 12.3% in 2020 in comparision to 2019. A Prospects Luninate report last summer suggested that 31% of employers are reducing their internship and placement/experience opportunities too. In …

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