News, views, advice and blogs for graduates and recruiters from the Gradsouthwest team and guests.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
We love living and working in south west England, and many of the students we speak to who study in the region want to stay for their first graduate job and want to build their career here.
Friday, February 1, 2019
You’ve been rejected – or you just missed the deadline. Your friends have been swept up in the strong, safe embrace of the grad scheme, and you’ve been left out in the cold. Is this to be your life post-uni – watching your friends bob along on a current of success as you struggle to stay afloat? Well, of course not. Here’s why.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Gradsouthwest, the graduate job board for south west England is delighted to be advertising a number of fantastic student placement opportunities.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
If you’re graduating this year, things are about to get busy. So busy that it’s tempting to put off your career planning until the summer. However, a little time invested now will really help you find the right job.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Our festive top tip is to use the STAR interview technique!...
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.
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?
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Want to join a graduate scheme? You don’t have to move to London!
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’.
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.