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An interview with Joe Gordon, Head of First Direct

An interview with Joe Gordon, Head of First Direct

After completing his degree, Joe started his career by stacking carrots in Sainsbury's. Fast forward a number of jobs later, at the age of 33, he became one of the youngest people ever to have...

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How to stay positive when the job hunt seems to be going nowhere

How to stay positive when the job hunt seems to be going nowhere

Trying to find a job is a daunting task in itself, but trying to stay sane whilst dealing with rejection whilst filling out multiple job applications is a momentous feat. We’ve created a...

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5 reasons volunteering can lead to paid employment

5 reasons volunteering can lead to paid employment

Job hunting is never easy and when you’re fresh out of university getting your foot in the door is an even tougher challenge.  We have complied five reasons how volunteering can lead...

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How to guarantee career progression

How to guarantee career progression

Whilst making the move from University into the working world might have felt like one tremendous battle, it’s progressing up the ranks in your chosen career that will present you with some unique...

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What else you can do with your degree: Social Sciences

What else you can do with your degree: Social Sciences

Throughout this series, we’ve been looking at the careers you can enter once you've got your degree. Graduating already opens up a lot of doors within the job market, but where can...

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What else you can do with your degree: Business and Management

What else you can do with your degree: Business and Management

Last month we took a look at what you can do with your Arts and Humanities degree. Our What else you can do… series is back to explore career possibilities for Business and Management...

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What else you can do with your degree: Arts and Humanities

What else you can do with your degree: Arts and Humanities

Last month we took a quick look at what you can do with you degree. In this series, we’ll be looking into specific degree groups to explore just what you can do. &ldquo...

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The top countries to be a graduate in this year!

The top countries to be a graduate in this year!

You’ve been told that now you’re a graduate, the world is your oyster. But where is the best place for you to start the rest of your life? We’ve...

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Tips to ensure your job hunt is successful

Tips to ensure your job hunt is successful

From crafting the perfect CV to improving on your interview technique, finding and getting your dream job requires a range of skills. With so much to consider when it comes to seeking employment opportunities, it...

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‘Tis the season to bag your dream job

‘Tis the season to bag your dream job

As soon as December 1st hits everyone starts thinking about Christmas. Does this mean you should give up on your job hunt? Absolutely not. The festive season may not seem like an obvious time to...

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What else can you do with your degree?

What else can you do with your degree?

It’s a massively google-searched question – “What else can I do with my degree?” Most people have a good idea of what they want to do before they even go to...

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Everything you need to know about job references

Everything you need to know about job references

The current job-seeking arena is a bit like a busy beehive – dynamic, complex and with a well-organized structure that helps those who put an effort into learning how it works. Some elements of this...

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How to use your first job to get the one you want!

How to use your first job to get the one you want!

Don’t settle for your first job, learn from it. The first thing on the list of things to do once you’ve graduated is "get a job". Everyone has an idea of...

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