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Graduate recruitment season is on
Friday, 02 October 2009
Life after graduation
With more than 80 graduate jobs fairs due to take place this month with a string of renowned employers in attendance, now is the time for university leavers to grab the position they have always wanted.
According to the Mirror, while there are opportunities to get a graduate job all year round, many employers begin to advertise places in autumn with deadlines closing in January or even December.
It is advising graduate job hunters to get their CVs polished and to take advantage of the numerous fairs that will allow them to network with representatives of some the UK's top firms.
To know who is recruiting at the moment, the newspaper also advises degree-holders to check their university careers service, which is open to them even after graduating, as they a good source of information.
The Independent recently reported that the eighth annual Ethnic Diversity Fair at Manchester University this month will see all 27 exhibitor stands full up as firms use the opportunity to show their commitment to graduate jobs.