Category: news

Using your network to launch your career

You may have heard of the “hidden jobs market”, well this definitely forms part of it. Small companies, that is to say businesses with less than 50 employees, make up a huge percentage of the jobs market. What you might not know is that… Continue Reading “Using your network to launch your career”

6 ways to make a good first impression in your new job

Starting a new job is a big deal. Starting your very first new graduate job can feel like a REALLY big deal. Here are our 6 top tips to make a good first impression in your new job. 1.) Be on time Do I… Continue Reading “6 ways to make a good first impression in your new job”

Student Insight: My Summer Accountancy Placement

Joseph Dunwell, second-year Business Management student, has joined us for a guest blog to talk about his experience on a 2-week summer placement with Jon Davies Accountants.  As a university student wanting to take up Accountancy as a career, the opportunity of a two-week… Continue Reading “Student Insight: My Summer Accountancy Placement”

Giving Your Time A Monetary Value

What are you worth? As a graduate you will need to know your market value as a prospective employee, or your day-rate in self-employment. This blog has direct relevance to designers and artists but makes significant points for anyone considering self-employment, where work time… Continue Reading “Giving Your Time A Monetary Value”

BA Education Careers Insight Event

Following on from our recent blog post 8 Careers Beyond the Classroom here’s another fantastic career insight blog for Education students. In this blog Kerry Chaplin, Level I Education Student Advocate, details what she learnt at the recent Level I Careers Education event.

How to use LinkedIn to advance your career

The Founder and CEO of Career Codex gave an insight talk at Accountex, the largest UK conference for accountancy and finance professionals, held at ExCeL London. He discussed how LinkedIn can be used to advance careers, and that it’s no longer an option, but an absolute… Continue Reading “How to use LinkedIn to advance your career”