What Are You Looking For?

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Instead of applying for every role you see, sit down and really think about what sort or career you want. What sort of company do you want to work for? A start-up, a SME or a big corporate company? Which one would suit your skills and personality better? Once you work that out you can focus your search more strategically to what it is you want.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type=”transparent”][vc_column_text]When you find a company that has a graduate role you want to apply for, ensure you tweak your CV to fit in with the job description and the values and culture of the company. Sending blanket CVs to lots of companies is not the way to help you stand out.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type=”transparent”][vc_column_text]Try to look at less obvious companies when applying for roles there are still corporate companies out there, but they just might not be as well known.

Of the 60,000 graduate jobs in the UK, only 16,000 are with blue chip companies – (https://www.theguardian.com/money/2012/jun/01/graduate-job-hunting)[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”#00a99d”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1529506086761{background-color: #ffffff !important;}”]

“One of the most generous salaries in 2018 are those on offer from the oil & energy companies (median of £35,000)”

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“Skills training events continue to be widely-used, with more than a quarter of employers stepping up to these events this year”

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“Graduate recruitment was expected to rise for the fifth year running in 2017, taking graduate vacancies to their highest level since 2007”

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“Graduate recruitment expected to increase by 3.6% in the year ahead”

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