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  • STAR Interview Technique

    STAR Interview Technique

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018

    Our festive top tip is to use the STAR interview technique!...

  • Simple Ways to Get Your Finances in Order Post-Graduation

    Simple Ways to Get Your Finances in Order Post-Graduation

    Monday, October 22, 2018

    Graduating from college is an exciting time, but also a time of uncertainty for many. It is estimated that by 2022, 10 million people in the UK workforce will be in professional occupations and according to The Institute for Fiscal Studies, an estimated 83% of graduates will not fully clear their debt within three decades.

  • 4 Facts about businesses in south west England

    4 Facts about businesses in south west England

    Monday, October 15, 2018

    Do you know how many businesses there are in south west England? Do you know how many employ staff? And how many staff? Or what sector they are in?

  • New Directory Highlights SW Graduate Schemes

    New Directory Highlights SW Graduate Schemes

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    Want to join a graduate scheme? You don’t have to move to London!

  • Google for Jobs

    Google for Jobs

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    This summer brought the launch of Google for Jobs to the UK. The new Google feature shows results from a wide range of recruitment websites, including www.gradsouthwest.com, when a user searches terms related to ‘jobs’.

  • How to Find a Part-Time Job That is Right for You

    How to Find a Part-Time Job That is Right for You

    Monday, September 3, 2018

    People choose to work part-time for a number of reasons, such as balancing family and life with work, supplementing a freelancing career or business, experimenting with different careers, and starting part-time in the hopes of becoming a full-time employee.

  • Getting experience… it’s not too late for this summer!

    Getting experience… it’s not too late for this summer!

    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    So, you are lacking experience for your chosen career… you have nothing much planned for the summer… What are you waiting for? It’s time to be creative and volunteer.

  • 5 Jobs You Can Do with an English Degree

    5 Jobs You Can Do with an English Degree

    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    If you are considering studying English at university or have recently graduated and looking to choose a career path, you may be wondering which jobs you can secure with an English degree.

  • Digital Careers in south west England.

    Digital Careers in south west England.

    Monday, July 9, 2018

    This week we have read two interesting reports around digital careers, and though we should share some headlines with you.

  • Looking for a job – how do you stand out from the crowd?

    Looking for a job – how do you stand out from the crowd?

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    Guest post by Sarah West Recruitment - Looking for a job – how do you stand out from the crowd?