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How international students can succeed at assessment centres to get a graduate job

Assessment centres are a popular recruitment tool for graduate vacancies, particularly with larger employers. The idea of being assessed for a whole day might seem like a lot of pressure, but if you follow a few of our tips you can arrive feeling prepared for whatever the day might throw at you. Employers invest money in assessment centre as they believe them to be a successful way to recruit the top talent, so, bring your ‘A’ game and do your best to show the company what you have to offer. 

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By Jen Garmston Published: June 03, 2019

Finding a job in the UK: A timeline for international students

Trying to find a job in the UK can be daunting as an international student. Aside from visa requirements and sponsorship, knowing how and when to apply for a role is your first hurdle. That’s where we come in with our handy guide to finding a role in the UK. From volunteering to paid graduate roles, we’ve found the best time of year to apply for these roles and what they can offer you in return. So, what jobs can you apply for?

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By Jen Garmston
Published: November 14, 2017

How international students can get the most from careers fairs

Careers fairs can be a nerve-wracking business. With hundreds of employers and a plethora of keen candidates to compete with, it bodes well to be prepared.

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By David Gee
Published: October 13, 2017

Top CV tips for the international graduate

Exams are finally over, so, your thoughts are turning towards employment. Before you jump straight into your job hunt, there are a few things to consider. We’re here to help you build a CV that really sells your unique talents and gets you that dream job, so let’s get started…

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By Jen Garmston
Published: July 14, 2017

Salary expectations 2017

Choosing a job can be a difficult prospect. Some people know from an early age what career is calling to them, meanwhile for others their journey is not quite so clear. Between family pressures, personal desires and that all-important pay check, finding the path that’s right for you can be confusing.

 

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By David Gee
Published: May 22, 2017

2017 set to be a bumper year for Canada′s financial sector

Are you a returning Canadian graduate looking to break into the financial industry back home?

Canada’s financial sector is flourishing. Over the last decade, it has boosted GDP and provided innumerable jobs – something that is not set to change. But in addition to bolstering the economy, it also encourages growth for other business too, a Conference Board of Canada report has uncovered.

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 19, 2016

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