News, views, advice and blogs for graduates and recruiters from the Gradsouthwest team and guests.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
As we start to return to some form of normality, it is important to look at the economy and how different sectors have been impacted by the pandemic. Graduates looking to enter the workforce are feeling disheartened by the reduction of jobs out there, but there are sectors who are still hiring and have actually seen a demand for more staff from COVID-19.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Taken from our webinar with the University of Exeter about working in south west England, our slides tell you what you need to know to get a graduate job here.
Monday, July 13, 2020
A recruiter with over 15 years experience shares the ten things good CVs have in common, giving you valuable insight in how to create a winning CV. Essential reading for all candidates!
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Securing a graduate job can be tough at the best of times. In a global pandemic, it’s even harder. Whilst we sympathise, job hunting problems can nearly always be boiled down to 5 simple issues and there is help at hand for each and every one of them.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The media is awash with gloomy predictions for the graduate job market. However, those that can adjust their expectations, adapt to the new labour market and seize opportunities - even if they are not what they expected - will thrive in the long run. Here's how...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
The pandemic has had a huge impact the graduate job market. Whilst some press reports remain relatively optimistic, a quick scan of graduate job boards shows that opportunities have dramatically reduced - at least for the time being.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
These are unprecedented times....wherever we can, we need to support each other and we need to look after ourselves. We received the following from GFirst LEP and thought it so good we wanted to share it with our job seekers. Here’s a few thoughts that will try to help us look after our mental health.
Monday, March 30, 2020
Here are our top 6 simple tech tips for making yourself look better for video interviews – whether you are using Skype, Zoom or something else there are a few quick things you can do to look more professional.
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Corona Virus will impact your graduate job search. That’s a given. But it’s not all bad news. By being proactive and creative, you can minimise the impact on your early career plan. Find out how....
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Ask final year students where they want to work and the majority will identify a graduate training scheme with a big, well known company in London. But things are changing. Statistics from the latest regional Longitudinal Educational Outcome (LEO) statistics which reveal that roughly two thirds of graduates remain in the region in which they studied.