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Psychometric tests: what they mean for you

You've probably heard the term being bandied about quite a lot as psychometric tests are increasingly being used by employers as part of the selection process for jobs and graduate schemes. read more...


What are the most useful second languages for business?

To some extent English still serves as a lingua franca or ‘common language’ in much of the business world. Skills in second languages are much in demand however. read more...


Which missing skills are causing the UK skills gap?

There's been a lot of talk recently about the perceived skills gap in the UK workforce. The new National Curriculum being introduced in September is in part designed to address this skills shortfall and various surveys and studies suggest that employers in many different sectors have found it difficult to fill certain roles. read more...


Graduate vacancies to rise by 10%

The number of vacancies for university graduates is set to rise by 10.2% overall according to a new survey published by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). read more...


Should you give freelancing a go?

Freelancing appeals to a lot of people and it does have a lot of benefits. You are essentially self-employed but can often set up with a lot less initial outlay than starting a small business. You can set your own hours, build your experience and skills and it's possible to earn decent money. read more...


Why you should consider volunteering

Voluntary work by its very nature means giving up your time and your enthusiasm for free. It might not be paid work but volunteering can benefit everyone involved, including you, the people or project you are working with and the charity or organisation running it. read more...


What can you do with your modern language degree?

The number of people studying foreign languages at degree level has dropped, with the most recent figures suggesting a decline of 14% in 2012 when compared to the previous year. read more...


Do you have the skills that employers need?

You've worked hard to get your degree, probably building up huge debts in the process, only to be told that the qualification has been 'devalued'. read more...


Common CV mistakes and how to avoid them

If you have recently graduated or you are going to soon, you'll have to master the art of constructing a CV that stands out from the crowd. read more...


A brief guide to graduate schemes

You might have heard of graduate schemes without being sure what they would actually entail. If so, this isn't really surprising as the format can vary widely from one employer to the next. read more...

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