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The top confidence tips for international students to help your employability

For many students, the jump from studying to employment can be a struggle due to the different skills that are needed at university compared to the working world. When searching for a graduate role ,being organised, expanding your skills and resilience are all important. However, building your confidence can be key to learning how to successfully promote yourself and to gain new skills that can help you find the perfect job.

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By Jen Garmston Published: April 08, 2019

Five tactics to catch and keep the top graduate talent

The graduating class of 2016 is almost upon us, and with them comes a stream of new talent. Each year, as competition increases, so does the repertoire of the latest university grads. But many companies are not taking adequate steps to find the right talent, or keep them when they do.

 

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By David Gee
Published: July 14, 2016

How to spot a top graduate social media profile

Do you use social media to search for potential candidates? You’re not alone – according to the Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey of 2015, 92 per cent of companies use social channels in their search for top talent. But in a sea of new graduate social media profiles, how can you spot the good ones? As The Independent pointed out recently, there are certain things that simply must be included. So, as an employer, here’s what you should be looking for…

 

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By David Gee
Published: July 13, 2016

How to win at recruiting through social media

Finding potential employees in the digital age is a multi-platform pursuit.

According to a survey completed by Pew Research Centre, 54 per cent of adults have used the internet for job information. 79 per cent use online resources in their job search and a further 35 per cent of social media users have used these platforms to find and research roles.

The first step is having a presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram – also known as ‘the big four’ – but for the best results, you will need to do more than just turn up. Here are some top tips we spotted for getting the best out of social media when it comes to recruiting…

 

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By David Gee
Published: July 11, 2016

5 of the Most In-Demand Jobs in Singapore

Are you a finance graduate looking to break into the world of banking in Singapore? Earlier this week I came across an article on Yahoo outlining the Lion City’s best (and highest paid) careers and opportunities.

 

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By David Gee
Published: July 07, 2016

Women Missing from the ASEAN Job Market

I came across an article recently on Free Malaysia Today which centred on the imbalance between women and men in the ASEAN workplace. At GradLink, we work closely with connecting university students with their dream graduate roles and so we recognise the importance of equality in the job market. But while this discrepancy is alarming – it is also rectifiable. 

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By David Gee
Published: June 13, 2016

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