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The importance of hiring good IT security personnel for your company

When hiring within your IT department, how much focus is on cybercrime? If you’re not already investing in your company’s future with additional IT security hires, you could be leaving your business without sufficient protection when there is a pool of cyber talent available.

In 2018 a number of high-profile companies encountered large-scale breaches including Marriot International, Ticketmaster and Yahoo. The reality is that there has been a shift in how hackers operate and target businesses, but this can be challenged with the correct staff in place to support your security. Tech magazine Computer Business review reveal that “during the first six months of 2018, the equivalent to 291 records were stolen or exposed every second” but these numbers could be reduced.

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By Jen Garmston Published: April 09, 2019

Why international students should find a mentor today!

Studying in another country comes with its challenges, but having extra support from someone with more experience can help you to overcome these. Finding a mentor can be a way of expanding your network and gaining valuable experience from someone first hand, but where do you start?

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By Jen Garmston
Published: July 18, 2018

3 tips to hold onto graduate talent

The competition for graduates to get their first role can be tough, but the struggle also reaches employers in this competitive market to retain new talent. Employees have options open to them once they have completed their initial training, but they don’t have to make this jump. When applying for a new role, graduates are looking for the best fit in a company but if this suitability doesn’t continue, they might look elsewhere. Spending time on attraction is important but retention is just as vital to a company’s success. We’ve found a few tips that can help hold onto new graduates after that initial training period and lead them to their long-term careers with you.

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By David Gee
Published: July 13, 2018

Top 5 tips for international students this summer!

Summer is officially here and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how your year of study has gone. Now you have a break from university, you have more time to think about what is coming next year whether this is a new job or another year of study. In order to make the most of this time, we’ve got a few tips to help you get the most out of your break.

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By Jen Garmston
Published: July 05, 2018

GradLink visits Europe!

Last month, GradLink went on the road to visit countries that will become part of our new site launching later this year.

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By Jen Garmston
Published: June 22, 2018

International students: How your university can help you get work experience today!

Gaining work experience while still at university will not only minimise your skills gap, it can also provide you with new opportunities that could lead to your dream job. As an international student, it’s important to sell your skills and show employers that you have gone the extra mile to stand out. How exactly can you gain this working experience before you have graduated from university?

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By Jen Garmston
Published: June 20, 2018

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