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August 27, 2014

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How to make an impact on a graduate scheme

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In today’s competitive job market, graduates with a lack of on-the-job experience are finding it tough to get on the career ladder. One of the most popular ways for graduates to swerve the fierce job market, battling countless other applicants, is to take advantage of the many fantastic graduate schemes available across the country. Graduate […]

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August 8, 2014

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How to Start a Remote-Working Bitcoin Career

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Bitcoin, the innovative payment network and decentralised digital currency designed to allow for instant peer-to-peer transactions across the world with low (and often zero) processing fees, has taken the world by storm in recent years, and as such many career opportunities have opened up in this space, allowing graduates who previously worked with Bitcoin as […]

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July 14, 2014

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ResumeGig review

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As you could expect at Graduate Job Tips, in addition to providing useful insights and tips on the graduate job market, we are also constantly on the lookout for useful products/services. One such product that recently caught our eye was a great little resume building tool from ResumeGig. The first thing we noticed was that it […]

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June 21, 2014

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Is a Master’s Degree Worth it?  

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With the job market careering off in all directions and proving harder to predict what will be a comfortable career for life and bring you a money vault of Getty-esque proportions and what will leave you with a seedy apartment and a student loan until you are 45, considering a Master’s degree is an attractive […]

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June 19, 2014

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying For Your First Job

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Now you have your degree clutched tightly in your hand you are ready to start out on your career and apply for your first job. This can be a daunting task when you have studied, reviewed and been guided though to a good outcome for every tough test the last twenty years, but now is […]

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May 24, 2014

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How to be a “rockstar” graduate job hunter

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With another university year coming to a close, more graduates will be joining the clamour of today’s job market in the hunt for that perfect job. With so many people applying to so many jobs, how can you stand out online? Create a website Everyone has a website today, and with good reason. A website […]

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May 13, 2014

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Are You Workplace Ready?

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You’ve just graduated, your parents are polishing up the frame for your graduation picture and you’re applying for the job of lifetime. Life is good … isn’t it? Maybe, just maybe. Securing the career you’ve worked hard and dreamed of for the last four years may be a little harder than you think. Are you […]

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May 11, 2014

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Three words an interviewer needs to hear

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You sat in the reception for an agonising fifteen minutes waiting to be interrogated, you trussed yourself up like turkey to impress and the first question your interviewer asks is, ‘How many cows are there in Canada?’ Your first impression is stare blankly at the interviewer, then you’re into the dilemma of plucking a random […]

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May 5, 2014

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From university to the workforce

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Making the transition from university to the workforce is often daunting for young people, though provided they’ve an understanding of what to expect – internships, part-time jobs and volunteer work experience are excellent for gaining insights – making the transition from university to a position that interests them with a company they want to work […]

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