Career Success

Gap Years

  Gap years have been popular in Europe for years and are now becoming so in the United States. Originally the privilege of students from well-heeled families, today […]

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Questions to ask at the end of an interview

You’ve survived to the closing stage of that all-important interview and are feeling pretty good about yourself when the interviewer suddenly asks you if you’ve got any questions… […]

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Office Jargon

It’s time to ‘flag up the issue’, ‘peel the onion’ and ‘get all our ducks in a row’ as we look at the cringe-making euphemisms that have become […]

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Gender Crossover in Jobs

There’s a 22-foot high bronze memorial in London’s Whitehall depicting the working clothes of women during WW2.   A welding mask, Land Army breeches, naval, police and emergency […]

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Proper English Grammar – does it matter?

Are you a user of the grocer’s apostrophe, do you write ‘your’ when you mean ‘you’re’, ‘could of’ instead of ‘could have’, and do you construct entire emails […]

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From student to employee

Going into the real world after graduation can be daunting. After several years of relative freedom, fun and, presumably, some work, you are finally ready to launch yourself […]

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Psychometric Testing: The new CV?

You’ve jumped all the hurdles and have a stack of written qualifications to show off to prospective employers, but companies have added another string to their bow in […]

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Top Tips for the Graduate Job-Hunter

Turning up for a job interview wearing dirty jeans and a beanie, or submitting a CV full of spelling and grammatical mistakes are obvious no-nos when applying for […]

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How to shine at a careers fair

Traditional networking is often undervalued by graduates searching for their first job post-studies; either entirely overlooked, or ditched in favour of social networking. However, recruitment experts agree that […]

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Boost your Career with a Professional Qualification

Are you struggling to find the right job, or are you trapped in your current role, unable to progress? Then improve your employability or chances of promotion by […]

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