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5 ways international students can effectively use this year′s holiday season

Christmas is fast approaching and while most thoughts turn to festive food and seeing friends and family, there are some simple ideas that can set you up for the year ahead. By using your time constructively and taking on a few of these tips, you can enjoy your Christmas knowing that you've also made some progress on getting yourself ready for a job at the end of university.

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By Jen Garmston Published: December 07, 2018

Find a candidate who matches your company culture with these 4 easy steps

Company culture is the lifeblood of your organisation. It permeates everything you do, from what you believe in, to the way you run your workspace. It can be tricky to pin down, but when the wrong candidate comes into the mix, it can whack that delicate ecosystem out of balance.

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By David Gee
Published: October 27, 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

Do stress interviews still have a place in recruitment?

Most of us feel some level of stress when going for a new job, but what if sole the aim of the interview was to put you under extra pressure just to see how you react? That is the intention of a stress interview.  This particular recruitment tactic is usually adopted for roles that have high levels of stress as part of the day-to-day duties, but does this bring out the best in candidates?

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By David Gee
Published: October 02, 2017

Freshers, here′s what you should be doing now to maximise your employability!

Congratulations! You’ve made it to university here in the UK and now all that’s left is to do is explore your new home, get to know your housemates and throw yourself fully into Freshers’ Week!

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By David Gee
Published: September 29, 2017

Unpaid internships - great experience or a barrier to social mobility?

For graduates, unpaid internships can seem like an inescapable aspect of post-university life. You’re encouraged to take every opportunity, even if it means taking a financial hit. It’s an investment for the future, after all – a small sacrifice now for a potentially big gain in the future.

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By David Gee
Published: September 14, 2017

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