Monthly Archives: April 2015

From a college drop out to a billionaire entrepreneur, Richard Branson is one of the UK’s most successful businessmen and a global icon! Born in Blackheath, Richard, a poorly performing student with dyslexia, left school at the age of 16 to set up his own student magazine with one of his friends. In the 1970s

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We’ve all spent hours continuously editing and re-editing our CV’s to stand out from the ‘crowd’ but have you ever thought of taking it that step further?  Whilst many are content with the standard CV and cover letter, you can create something that will really separate you from the rest!  Take a look at some

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With more students heading to university than ever before; it may seem like a huge disadvantage to miss out on a degree. This is a common misconception! There are a number of careers choices that do not require a degree, should you not wish to go to university. DON’T RULE YOURSELF OUT JUST YET! We’ve

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  Networking is an incredibly powerful relationship building tool that can very beneficial to your career if you do it right! Whilst there is more to networking than just shooting off 100s of Linkedin requests and e-mails, we’ve created a list of tips that can help you successfully network: Utilise your current surroundings: In its broadest

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Yes, that’s right… as unusual as it sounds; the popular TV series ‘Game of Thrones’ can provide you with KEY lessons that can be beneficial in your career. There are many lessons that can be learnt from the Seven Kingdoms. Learn from experience and listen to advice. (Daenerys Targaryen) The character, Daenerys Targaryen’s, (also known

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  Whether it’s for a part time retail job or for your DREAM graduate position, the only way to stand out from the crowd is with a cracking cover letter. Your covering letter is a key part of your application to a prospective employer. It’s very surprising that many job seekers fail to even write one,

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Without reaching for the stars straight away, starting the right venture at university can be a great way of earning additional income, developing new skills and utilising your time effectively. For some, starting a business at university can even provide the stepping stone towards a life changing future. We’ve listed a few tried and tested

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The phone interview is an integral part of the employment process. Almost all companies conduct phone interviews as a method of filtering prospective applicants. You need to be on your A GAME! The telephone interview is a tool for employers to assess how serious an applicant really is. Whilst we know you are, we’ve taken

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Face it; we are ALL addicted to social media! Many of us use it daily to keep up with latest news, spy on our exes and share pictures of our outfits. If this sounds like you, then you are using social media …….. WRONG! What does this mean? This means you can be using your

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