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  • Investment Banking

    Top Banking insight programmes available

    Are you a first year and perhaps considering a career within banking? We want to let you now about programmes that you can apply for. There are insight programmes available for you to apply to in your first year of university. These programmes will give you a taste as to what it is like to work in the industry, at their offices, as well as a look at what programmes they offering within their company.

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    No Comments   Application Advice, Banking

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    Stock Market Round Up – 20th October 2014

    Find it tough sifting through countless publications trying to keep on top of all the latest movements in the stock market? Well now Grad Diary has the solution that will help save you time and keep you informed of all the latest financial news. This is the latest version of our Stock Market Summary, giving you a concise look at the last week in the markets.

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    2 Comments   Banking, Current Issues, Industry Review

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    Stock Market Round Up – 13th October 2014

    Find it tough sifting through countless publications trying to keep on top of all the latest movements in the stock market? Well now Grad Diary has the solution that will help save you time and keep you informed of all the latest financial news. This is the latest version of our Stock Market Summary, giving you a concise look at the last week in the markets.

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    1 Comment   Banking, Current Issues, Industry Review

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    Graduate Accountancy roles don’t require Finance degrees – Moore Stevens

    Traditionally you would associate accountancy roles with students studying finance related subjects but not any more. Over recent years we have seen a change in the ‘typical’ accountancy graduate and companies like Moore Stephens have started to look for a more diverse team to work within the firm. We have been lucky enough to speak to one graduate about their experiences at Moore Stephens and a little insight in to his background before pursuing a career in Accountancy. We will also look at why companies like Moore Stephens look at more than just the relevance of your degree subject.

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    25 Comments   Accountancy, Application Advice, Graduate Jobs

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    Stock Market Round Up – 6th October 2014

    Find it tough sifting through countless publications trying to keep on top of all the latest movements in the stock market? Well now Grad Diary has the solution that will help save you time and keep you informed of all the latest financial news. This is the latest version of our Stock Market Summary, giving you a concise look at the last week in the markets.

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    No Comments   Banking, Current Issues, Industry Review

  • Law

    Legal News Round Up – October 2014

    One of the key attributes required for any students wanting to get a Training Contract or Vacation Scheme is Commercial Awareness. Here we have a round up of the key legal news from the last month and the reasons why these cases are significant. This is the easiest way to see what sort of things you should be looking at in order to prepare yourself for those law interviews. See what application deadlines and content to help you in your search for a Vacation Scheme or Training Contract in our Law Hub.

    This article has been written by Milly Bygrave, a Business Graduate & Law student

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    1 Comment   Law, Legal News Round Up

  • Banking Graduate Job Deadlines

    Banking Graduate Job Deadlines 2014/15

    The new academic year has just begun, which means that applications have now opened for graduate schemes and graduate jobs. In this article we take a closer look at all the application deadlines for graduate schemes in the Banking industry. We give you a breakdown of all the upcoming deadlines for each of the banking graduate employer so that you can stay on top of all your applications.

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    4 Comments   Application Advice, Banking, Graduate Jobs

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    Stock Market Round Up – 29th September 2014

    Find it tough sifting through countless publications trying to keep on top of all the latest movements in the stock market? Well now Grad Diary has the solution that will help save you time and keep you informed of all the latest financial news. This is the latest version of our Stock Market Summary, giving you a concise look at the last week in the markets.

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    No Comments   Banking, Current Issues, Industry Review

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    If you don’t know an answer in an interview, don’t do this!

    Interviews can be tough and inevitably an interviewer will ask you a question that you might not know what the right answer is, or perhaps you have revised it but you just have a mind blank. It can be tough when you don’t know an answer and there are a number of ways to deal with it, however, we think it is fair to say that if you follow the lead of this student in a recent University Challenge episode then you might find yourself in a big uphill battle to get a graduate job anywhere.

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    No Comments   Application Advice, Interviews

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    Should I include a personal statement?

    Is it good to include a personal statement in a job application? Do recruiters even bother to read them? Students often are unsure about what to include in a personal statement and today we clear that up to help you get the bottom of any questions you may have. We ask the panel of careers experts what should or shouldn’t be included in a personal statement and how long they should be.

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    No Comments   Application Advice, CV Advice, CV Advice Series 2014

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