Graduates who receive a 2.2 might jump to the conclusion that their degree was a waste of time beacause all employers are looking for a 2.1 and without it there is no chance of getting a great graduate job. However we have found that this is not the case, there are a number of graduate employers that accept applications from those who may have only got a 2.2 in their degree.
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What font style and size should I use on my CV?
This is the first part of a series of articles look at the most common questions students have regarding CV’s. We have spoken to students up and down the country to find out what they are unsure about when it comes to putting together a CV for their job applications. We have even spoken to three different university careers service’s about what their advice would be to see if there was any difference in opinion on various aspects of a CV. Read Article >
Legal News Round Up – August 2014
We understand that one of the key attributes required for any students wanting to get a Training Contract 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.
How a graduate internship at Deutsche Bank could be the perfect job opportunity
At Grad Diary we always look for innovative opportunities for students and graduates. We have found a programme offered by Deutsche Bank in their Birmingham office which is a fantastic opportunity for graduates. Their Train to Hire scheme is a graduate internship open to those who have graduated in the last two years from any degree discipline. We spoke to Sean Sales, graduate recruiter at Deutsche Bank Birmingham, to tell us about the programme and the opportunities it can provide to those graduates looking for an opportunity within the banking industry.
What you can do this summer to help land a graduate job
So… you have just come to the end of your university year and you have an extremely long summer holiday to enjoy.
It is this time of the year you can sleep in without missing lectures, forget about coursework deadlines and exams and enjoy the freedom of being a student from now until September when it all starts again!
However, why not use some of this summer to do a few things that can get you ahead of the competition and give yourself the best chance of landing the perfect graduate job.
Numeracy Test University League Table – May 2014
It’s time for the Grad Diary Numeracy Test University League Table as of May 2014. Once again it’s been a huge month, with lots of new universities getting involved and lots of effort from you guys going towards improving your universities rankings!
How Does Your University Degree Subject Rank For Numeracy Tests?
For the first time, we have ranked numeracy test scores based on what degree subjects students study at university! Every month we look at which universities are best at Numeracy Tests, but students have been itching to know which subject areas lead the way. Many students will assume that Maths students would be the best by far, if you go by that assumption then you will be surprised by our results.
Numeracy Test University League Table – April 2014
We are pleased to present the Grad Diary Numeracy Test University League Table for April 2014. Great to see the phenomenal reaction to the Numeracy Test University League Table again this month with so many students taking tests to help their uni climb the rankings. Lots of Unis have been rising and falling this month with only 2 universities staying in the same position as last month!
Haven’t studied Law? Here is why Dentons want you!
There is often a misconception amongst students that you are only eligible to become a lawyer and apply for a Training Contract, it is simply not true. Nowadays law firms value the diversity and depth of skills they can achieve within teams by encouraging those from non-law backgrounds to apply for training contracts. See why Dentons are looking for those from a non-law background before their looming deadline!
Your Law Interview: How To Prepare
Interviews don’t have to be scary, by making the necessary preparations you can face an interviewer full of confidence and with the best chance of succeeding. So here’s are some top tips on what you have to do in order to help give yourself the best chance of success in a Law interview.
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