Thanks for all your emails, message, tweets! Everyone is clearly very excited (and super competitive) when it comes to how your unis are ranking. We are pleased to present the Grad Diary Numeracy Test University League Table for March 2014. Lots of movers and shakers this month!
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Vacation Scheme Application Tips From Shoosmiths
Vacation scheme applications can be tough. We have been fortunate enough to speak to Samantha Hope, Graduate Recruitment Manager at Shoosmiths to find out the inside track about what it takes to get a Vacation Scheme at a company like Shoosmiths. What is really required? All the help and advice you need to make you the most informed applicant when you submit your applications.
How to be sure you NEVER miss an application deadline again!
Nothing is more frustrating than finding out that a job you wanted to apply for has closed its deadlines before you have been able to submit an application. It leaves you with the feeling of ‘What if I sent off the application? Maybe I would have been perfect for the role and got offered the position’. So how do you make sure you never miss a deadline ever again? We have the solution!
Questions you would NOT want to be asked at interview!
Before going in to an interview you are always taught to prepare well and swat up on all the latest goings on with the company that will be speaking to you. This is certainly true and interviews are something you should invest a lot of time in preparing for, however sometimes students are asked some questions that are so bizarre and unexpected that is practically impossible to anticipate them! Here are some of our favourite weird questions that have been asked in actual interviews and some of our ideas about why they have asked the question in the first place.
Application Stages Bootcamp 2013/14 – Part 1
We have decided to put together a step-by-step guide taking you through the different stages of the application process you can expect to face and the challenges that each stage will present you with. In addition we will also give you some top tips on how best to prepare for each stage to ensure you give yourself the best shot of impressing the recruiter and getting the job you really want. The first stage of our application boot camp is finding the right company and role for you.
Numeracy Test University League Table
Presenting the first Grad Diary Numeracy Test University League Table. See how your university ranks for numerical test results and have your chance to improve its position.
No luck landing a Graduate Job? Top Tips on what you can do now.
The Graduate Job market is as tough as ever. If you have you struggled to land the graduate jobs you are applying for, we have some great tips for how to push on and succeed. We look at what steps you can take to enhance your employability, as well as making making sure that you have considered all the best options and schemes for you.
J.P. Morgan Q&A Interview – Students’ questions answered
Grad Diary have been lucky enough to have the chance to ask YOUR questions to J.P. Morgan to help students with anything and everything about applications, grade requirements and J.P. Morgan’s wide range of opportunities.
We put your questions to J.P. Morgan and have gained some invaluable insights in to what they look for in a candidate to the job prospects you can expect following an internship.
Stress and Pressure – Can it be a good thing?
Pressure is a word that is at the forefront of every student’s mind at specific times through university and during the job application process. It’s easy to see pressure as a weakness and feel that it is overwhelming and stressful, but is pressure and the stress it brings reall a bad thing?
Stock Market Summary – Monday 16th December
It’s Monday and we have a brand new edition of our digestible stock market summary to show you. Giving you a comprehensive round up of all the major market news from around the world, without having to trawl through the web trying to find what may affect the financial markets.