Filling in a job application forms can be daunting. Most are designed to make candidates think hard about themselves and their suitability for the opportunities on offer, with the aim of putting off the fainthearted. We'll teach you some tips and techniques for successfully completing almost any job application.
Having an impressive CV is vital to capture your potential employer's attention, make a good first impression and help secure your dream job. But is your CV good enough?
2015 was a busy year in higher education. It saw a higher education Green Paper, the proposal of a teaching excellence framework, and more students than ever seeking career advice from their university. But, let's not forget the hundreds of blogs published by The Careers Group for offering news and career advice for students, graduates, career centres and employers.
2015 also saw us launch a new-look blog platform where you can subscribe to email updates in addition to a new blog dedicated to graduate recruiters.
But which articles had you clicking the most? Here are the top 10 most-read of 2015.
We’ve all got our oddities. Or is it just me?
When I came across the phrase ‘peddle your oddities as precious commodities’ it brought a big smile. Concise and refreshing, it sums up a core principle of career success; know your strengths and play to them. And it adds to that principle the liberating notion that your strengths may be unconventional. What’s more in being unconventional, they may be even greater strengths. Precious even.