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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?  

Get a masters degree

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 30, 2014

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The ultimate guide to a skype interview – Infographic

How to ace a skype interview

The alternative way to finding a job

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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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May 3, 2014

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Interview with an intern

The intern, interview with an intern

Why did you initially want to do an Internship? I knew an internship would enhance my CV and further my career prospects, as well as giving me useful relationships and contacts. I wanted to gain experience and develop my skills in a role and industry I would want to go into after graduating from University. […]

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April 28, 2014

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10 professions that are becoming extinct – Infographic

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The alternative way to finding a job

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