Jun 15

Is This The Most Important Thing On Your Graduate CV?

can you guess what it is

graduates subscribe nowIf I were to ask you what you think the most important part of your CV is, you may point to your academic achievements – after all, you are a graduate!

Or you might say its your work experience or even your hobbies if they’re relevant to the career you’re pursuing.

It may surprise you then, that the most important thing on your CV is not your eductional history, your hobbies or your work experience but the short paragraph at the top – your personal statement. Continue reading →

May 15

35 Positive Quotes For Graduates Going Through Tough Times

tough times job search graduate

“When it rains it pours” …that awful feeling when it looks like everything is going wrong at the same time

Is your job search making you feel down and out? A little depressed? Maybe even angry?

It’s no secret that looking for a job as a graduate is tough. In fact, job hunting is one of the most stressful things in life. So if things aren’t going well, it’s easy to think that they’ll never be good again.

If you’re starting to think everything is going to hell (or you’re already there) then this is for you!

We’ve compiled these 35 quotes, sentiments and reminders to remember when your job search gets you down.

Read it, print it off and keep it somewhere nearby where you can see it, as a positive reminder everyday or when you’re going through difficult times.

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations
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May 15

Top 8 Worst Graduate CV Mistakes Of All Time

graduate cv mistakes


Are you making these common CV slip ups? If so, these blunders may cost you the interview and get your resume thrown out…

In this post, we’ll show you:

  • Why One Tiny Mistake Is 58% More Likely To Get Your CV Thrown Out
  • What Makes Hiring Managers Reach For Anti-Headache Tablets?
  • How You Can Avoid Making These Common Mistakes And Secure An Interview

So you’ve managed to track down a fantastic graduate job, and the hiring manager is interested in you – good stuff. Now it’s time to send your CV. But wait a minute. Before you put pen to paper, make sure you don’t make these frequent mistakes.

They will kill your chances of getting an interview, and ultimately of getting a grad job fast:

Here’s a brief list of what to NEVER put on your CV Continue reading →

May 15

7 Practical Ways To Smash Through Fear and Anxiety When Job Hunting

smash through job hunting fear and anxiety

In this post, we’ll show you:

  • How To Stop Getting The Heebie-Jeebies Before Interviews
  • Why Your Anxiety Can Actually Improve Your Job Search
  • What Olympic Athletes Can Teach You About Crushing Fear And Being At Your Best

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear”

Fear is a bitch. You can be scared to apply for certain jobs because you think you’re not good enough, you’ll get the jitters and dread interviews because you reckon you will screw up and make a fool of yourself. Some of us will be too scared to even start job hunting because we think we’ll get rejected by everyone – so why bother?

Fear can seriously hold you back. Continue reading →

Apr 15

​How To Use Your Phone To Find A Graduate Job In 10 Minutes

Telephone is a great tool to find a graduate job

Ring Ring! In the era of internet, online job sites and virtual career fairs, making a phonecall to jobhunt seems almost archaic.

If you’re a graduate however, the humble telephone could just be the tool that propels you from unemployment into a fantastic graduate career.

Here’s how you could find a graduate job in less time than it takes to make a cup of tea and some toast! Continue reading →

Apr 15

The Secret To Finding The Best Graduate Job Opportunities



In this post you we’ll show you:

  • Which 4 Simple Steps Will Help You Find 30 Hidden Graduate Opportunities Right Now.
  • Where To Discover Graduate Employers No One Else Knows About.
  • How To Get The Best Jobs Without Using Recruiters Or Any Other 3rd Party.

By the end of this post, you will know how to uncover at least 30 hidden graduate job opportunities Continue reading →

Apr 15

5 Clever Ways To Avoid A Graduate Job You’ll Hate

graduate job hate

Don’t turn into this guy…

In this post, we’ll show you:

  • How To Avoid A Graduate Career That Makes You Want To Stick Pins In Your Eyes
  • What The Harvard Business Review Has Found To Be ‘The Biggest Regret’ In Dissatisfying Careers
  • Why You Have More Options Than You Think

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Mar 15

Why Your Graduate Job Hunt Will Fail Without This Simple Action

graduate focus

This post will show you:

  • How To Kill Procrastination And Turn Into A Job Hunting Machine
  • Why Pen And Paper Will Make You 33% More Likely To Succeed
  • Which 4 Things Will Give You Job Search Superpowers

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Mar 15


graduate jobs fast

aka how to get a graduate job fast

In this post I will outline what strategy you need to follow to get a graduate job fast.


First, a quick story:

Friday evening. I had now spent 10 months and a ton of money in travelling costs trying to find a suitable career after graduating – 49 interviews later and still no dice. I had a problem. I was out of time and out of money.

I had to find a job immediately. The old way wasn’t working – so I had to find a new way. This is what I did:

On Sunday I got a notepad, a pen, fired up my laptop and created a massive list of companies. Monday 9am I picked up the phone. By 12am I had several interviews. The next day – after my interviews – I got 2 job offers.

All in less than 3 days.

Let me now tell you in detail EXACTLY what I did and how you can do this too.

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Mar 15

Uncovering The Hidden Job Market – Is This The Fastest Way To Get A Graduate Job?

“If you come here, you will find hidden treasure”
-Paulo Coelho

Did you know that 80% of all job vacancies are never made public? If you are hunting for a graduate job, you may be missing out on the fastest way to find a new role. Here’s why and how you should tap into the hidden jobs market.

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