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  • Gradsouthwest launches website upgrade

    Gradsouthwest launches website upgrade

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018

    Gradsouthwest is pleased to announce the launch of our new job board platform and branding aimed at increasing the reach we achieve for our recruiters, and the number of graduate roles available for our candidates.

  • Action Planning – getting the most out of mentoring

    Action Planning – getting the most out of mentoring

    Monday, January 15, 2018

    Action planning is about setting your objectives (the things you’d like to achieve) and then making them happen!

  • Lessons for 2018: after reviewing our year, we set out our plans for 2018

    Lessons for 2018: after reviewing our year, we set out our plans for 2018

    Monday, January 8, 2018

    Reflecting on 2017 brings into focus some lessons for us for 2018. Here we review the year just gone, and identify areas for development for the coming year.

  • Are you searching for Data Science Unicorns?

    Are you searching for Data Science Unicorns?

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    They’re a rare beast, and finding them is tough. Growing your own is the most efficient way to nurture the curiosity that creates depth and breadth in your data science business strategy

  • KTP: The Best Graduate Scheme You’ve Never Heard Of?

    KTP: The Best Graduate Scheme You’ve Never Heard Of?

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    Higher Education is full of acronyms. WP* TEF* OFFA* APL* CIHE*. We could go on. It’s not always helpful, and may even mean you overlook opportunities because you haven’t a clue what they are.

  • Guest Blog: Key Considerations for Your Pension Plan When Changing Career Paths

    Guest Blog: Key Considerations for Your Pension Plan When Changing Career Paths

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    For many of us, having “a job for life” simply isn’t the case anymore.

  • Student? Graduate? Professional? Get involved in mentoring…

    Student? Graduate? Professional? Get involved in mentoring…

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    Whether you are a student, graduate or a professional we fully recommend you get involved in mentoring! This month Gradsouthwest joined the University of Exeter’s Career Mentor Scheme so we can help pass on our expertise to students.

  • Guest Blog: How to Get a Job in Investment Banking

    Guest Blog: How to Get a Job in Investment Banking

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    Investment banking is a lucrative job sector, although the streets around Canary Wharf or Wall Street are not paved with gold. Since the financial meltdown in 2009, when risky behaviour by the banking sector was largely blamed for the ensuing chaos, outrageous bonuses are mostly a thing of the past.

  • Graduate retention: meeting local skills needs

    Graduate retention: meeting local skills needs

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    Gradsouthwest are proud to have been named as a “Proven Success Case Study” within the report “Graduate retention: meeting local skills needs”, published by Universities UK yesterday.

  • Grads Love Bristol

    Grads Love Bristol

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Last night Gradsouthwest attended the University of Bristol's first Grads Love Bristol event aimed at supporting students who want to stay in the city after graduation.