How I Found A Graduate Job During The Coronavirus Pandemic & Companies Hiring (Graduates Jobs) 2021

How I Found A Graduate Job During The Coronavirus Pandemic & Companies Hiring (Graduates Jobs) 2021

How has the pandemic impacted the UK Jobs market? August 2020 showed that the Coronavirus lockdown had caused the UK to enter a recession, accompanied with employment falling to its all-time lowest since the 2009 financial crisis. According to the government’s spending review, UK unemployment is expected to rise to 2.6 million by mid of [...]

How To Exude Confidence During An Interview

How To Exude Confidence During An Interview

Interviews can be a scary process, but this article aims to provide you with helpful tips to make interviews more enjoyable. Who knows, through the tips listed in this article it may help you radiate more confidence and potentially you may get hired for that job role! Tip 1: Interviews are a two-way process When [...]

Working For A Small Firm vs Big Firm

Working For A Small Firm vs Big Firm

When deciding which organisation you would like to work for, an important factor to take into account is the size of the firm. This article will focus on the major differences between working at a small firm vs big firm. Small firms often have a transformational culture, whereas larger firms have a transactional culture: From [...]

How I went from a Psychology Grad to an IT Intern – |My Internship Experience @BGF

How I went from a Psychology Grad to an IT Intern – |My Internship Experience @BGF

Application Process: I had never heard about BGF (Business Growth Fund) before, but I received an email from Student Ladder advertising the various different types of internship vacancies they had. Prior to this, I had completed work experience in Investment Management so I knew this would be an industry that I would see myself working [...]

Exploring Different Careers Whilst at University

Exploring Different Careers Whilst at University

Recently, I finalised my studies at Goldsmiths, the University of London where I studied a BSc in Psychology and Management. I was reflecting and realised that I had explored so many different industries leading up and whilst at university, all of which made me understand things I am interested and things I am not so [...]

Are Virtual Internships Forming Part of our “New Normal”? – Part #2

Are Virtual Internships Forming Part of our “New Normal”? – Part #2

If you did not have the chance to read part 1 you can find it here. In Part 2 we feature some more experiences of students that have taken part in virtual internships and they provide us with insight on their key learnings. Students featured in this article: Builqis Jahan - "My name is Builqis and [...]

Are Virtual Internships Forming Part of our “New Normal”? – Student Experiences with Virtual Internships & Where to Find Them Part #1

Are Virtual Internships Forming Part of our “New Normal”? – Student Experiences with Virtual Internships & Where to Find Them Part #1

With everything on a stand-still due to Covid-19, many organisations have had to rethink their talent pipeline management initiatives, consequently, this has resulted in drastic changes for many organisations. For some, this has included changing aspects of how their university internship programmes are run; some organisations have shifted their spring and summer internship programmes online [...]

Covid-19 May Enable You To Land A Job- Faster.

Covid-19 May Enable You To Land A Job- Faster.

Reading Time – 3 minutes This unanticipated pandemic has struck us all by surprise, this article aims to focus on the ‘good’ that can potentially stem from this pandemic in terms of securing a graduate role, internship or job in within a supermarket, in an unstable climate. Disclaimer: I am not making light of the [...]

Interview Questions’ Company’s WILL Ask When Applying For ANY Internship or Graduate Programme’ & How To Answer – Students & Grads

  Throughout my time at university, I have spent time applying for several types of jobs; from retail jobs to summer internships and currently graduate schemes. I have had the experience of working within the Financial Services at companies such as Freshfields LLP, Aviva, Beazley and Schroders. I have noticed that there is a common [...]

My Experience of Working at Marks and Spencer’s Retail- Interview Tips, A Day in the Life and Discounts

Two years ago, I was working at Marks and Spencers, a quintessentially British supermarket, as a Christmas Sales Assistant. This post aims to give you a sneak peek into how I found it working at Marks and Spencer and guidance with the application process, as it is quite a long one for a fairly simple [...]