Want your work experience to become a paid job? Here’s Adrian Chiles’s secret: Making tea is a life skill that can take an intern far in life – it shows willingness to make yourself useful. I first wandered into BBC Television Centre in 1992 on work experience. My placement was in the business programmes department. […]
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Nowadays, it is increasingly common for companies to use Skype Interviews in their recruitment process – especially if they are looking for candidates from all over the world. This allows them to hire the best talent based on skills and abilities, not just location! Therefore, if you live in a different country and you are […]
Should you get a Mobile-Only Bank Account When you Move to the UK to do Your Placement/Internship? And Which One? Whether you are a student moving in the UK to attend University or to do an internship, you will probably need to open a UK bank account. If you use your account from home, you […]
According to the latest updates, the UK is due to leave the EU at 11 pm UK time on 31 October 2019. With the election of the new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, this matter is getting even more urgent. You have just signed your Erasmus agreement and you were ready and excited to start this […]
Recruiters receive loads of CVs every day, and usually they don’t have the time to read everything in detail, so what you need to stand out from other candidates is an outstanding CV! When you search for an internship, your CV is the only chance you get to make a great first impression. Here are […]
The top 5 free CV preparation sites for students Are you looking for a job or an internship and you need to create a new CV, but you don’t know where to start? Every day we review a lot of resumes and we know how hard it can be to pay attention to the content […]
The purpose of a work experience placement should be to give a university undergraduate the opportunity to enhance their skills, come to terms with the office environment, make contacts and above all, improve their skillsets for CV purposes. While some interns may be tasked with some of the more mundane tasks such as filling out […]
The employment market is saturated with graduates who have good degrees and the right qualifications. So the question on many recruiters’ minds is: what else can this candidate offer? Employers have been reporting a “skills gap” in graduates for a few decades now and there is research to support its existence. Many employers feel there […]
‘Work experience’ is a broad term. While it’s widely acknowledged as a must-have asset, every job-seeker should know that not every work experience is created equal. Context matters – that is, a student’s field of study, types of employers and types of work experience collectively play a role in determining a student’s employability.
Australian universities take work-integrated learning – where you apply academic learning to a real-life situation – seriously. In 2017, they offered 555,403 workplace experiences, with close to half a million university students, both domestic and international, taking part. Work placements refer to a stint working in a specific role in a company during university term […]