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Working as an Intern: Shreena Bagga

Most graduates shy away from the idea of an internship. Mostly because this usually means unpaid work. Living in London, one of the most expensive cities in the world, makes this an unfeasible way of gaining experience. It’s a catch 22 ...

Standard LinkedIn Etiquettes

LinkedIn is a phenomenal tool that hosts millions of users across the globe who want to share showcase their skills, talent or professionalism with others. It provides a professional networking platform where individuals can interact wit ...

Tips on How to Organise Your Job Hunt

Applying for your first job after university can be a stressful and time consuming process. From the endless filling in of forms, to the constant email notifications and dreaded psychometric tests, the whole experience is enough to put a ...

5 Ways You Can Kick Start Your Job Hunt with a Prolific Linkedin Profile

LinkedIn is a professional website for job seekers who are actively in search of career opportunities. Currently it is the most widely used website with more than 250 million users and has a strong following among job seekers and employe ...

Should You Do an Internship?

For more information, visit Milkround’s ultimate guide to internships! ...

Internship Opportunities at iWeb Solutions

At iWeb Solutions, we have been accepting students and graduates on placements for a number of years. This has not only benefited graduates but been fundamental to our continuing success and development.We view each placement as gi ...

London jobs

London or Not London?

By Veruska Molino  - With EU graduates increasingly heading to the UK to find work, Veruska tells Grad Mag why she felt compelled to head from Italy to L ...

Ten Twitter Career Tips

More and more people are now taking to Twitter and other forms of social media to boost their career and help in their job search. But what are the do’s and don’ts when using Twitter to enhance your career? And can you really get a j ...

Intern Overseas

By Leoni Jay  Leoni outlines a number of exclusive tips for GradMag readers on how to land your dream internship.  Plan Ahead  Allow yourself plenty of time
to plan your overall internship ex ...

Status Fail

64% of 18 to 25 years olds have deleted a regrettable social media post. According to a survey of the tweet-before-you think generation, a carefree attitude towards their social media posts prevails and a signifi ...

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ENTERING THE WORKING WORLD

By Kirsten Oliver - 3 years, 156 weeks, 1095 days and yet it seems like only yesterday that you were travelling to university, with your bags packed up and copious amounts of alcohol to la ...

Not A Dead End Job!

Sharif-Paul Hamuda, 29, from Hunton Bridge, near Watford, is a new Site Director for three call centre operations for outsourced customer relations firm Sitel in Watford, Hemel Hempstead, and Bletchley, Northants. He manages 350 people, ...

NOT THE PERFECT JOB? WHY IT’S STILL WORTH DOING

By Kayleigh Gray When I was younger I wanted to be a vet. After I gained work experience in pet shops and a veterinary practice, I quickly realised that regularly castrating animal ...

Interning

By Briony Rose - Back in July 2010, like many former students on their graduation day, I felt a mix of excitement and apprehension. I had just finished what many would describe the ‘best three years of my life’ and now I was ...

I Have a Degree, do I Need a Badge?

By Michael Swanson   - Digital Badges are gaining momentum as a credential recognising learning and skills, but do graduates with degrees awarde ...

What to Expect From Your Internship

By Eve Stanger 1. Responsibility: Unlike that work experience you did all those years ago, at a full time internship you are given important tasks. You’re expected to use your initiative to get these done. Participate as much ...

Social media: The importance of an online profile

By Meli Shannon  - You may think social media is a form of entertainment, but think again. Employers are increasingly searching for public profiles as a method of assessing possible candidates for jobs. They can be used addition ...

Working Your Way Towards a Successful Career Path

By Arnab Datta - Most people would agree that looking for graduate jobs takes a considerable amount of time and effort. Therefore, it is important to adopt a strategic approach and carefully consider all of your options. These in ...