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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

The 5 top challenges in employer branding

Employer branding can hold the key to success when it comes to recruitment but it can also throw up some unique challenges. HR gurus CIPD recently revealed that a poor employer brand adds 10 per cent to cost of hiring. So let’s take a look at some of the most common hurdles and suggest some ways to keep those costs down…

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By David Gee
Published: July 25, 2017

Five top tips for negotiating your first salary

After weeks of waiting around, writing covering letters and nervously sitting through interviews, you’ve finally done it – you’ve found a job in your chosen field and you’re ready to start. However, there is one hurdle left to overcome and it is a bugbear of a rather large size: negotiating salary.

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By David Gee
Published: July 18, 2017

How virtual reality can help convey your company culture

For both employers and prospective employees, company culture plays a vital part in the recruitment process. But what exactly is it? Company culture is essentially the organisation’s identity or personality. It is its vision, mission and manner of working.

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By David Gee
Published: July 14, 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

Our university comes top for graduate employability

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) - the university that produces the UK's award-winning GradLink careers service for international students - has come top of all universities in the west of the country for student employment in the UK's official destination survey.

The latest figures from the Higher Education Statistical Agency (HESA) show that the UWE Bristol is ahead of all universities in the west of England for employment and further study of students who graduated in 2016.

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By GradLink
Published: July 12, 2017

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