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Five Ways To Build Your CV Without Leaving Campus

Huffington Post UK | Gemma Joyce | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

There's never been a more important time to get your CV in order. With record numbers of students entering university this autumn, it's now more li...

Foot in the Door

Tim Manton | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tim Manton

What's really important, however, is- to borrow a cliche here - getting a foot wedged in the metaphorical door. Employers like seeing different names on the CV. Many expect experience, even for a graduate position, which generally means an unpaid internship or two and a lot of asking around.

How To Write A Killer CV

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Recent research from the Association of Graduate Recruiters, which represents companies such as Procter & Gamble, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Rolls-Roy...

10 Ways To Build Your CV

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Easter is often seen as the last major opportunity for some final intensive exam revision but it’s also a great time to work on some clever tactics ...

Can Your CV Get You a Job?

Jeremy Lamri | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK
Jeremy Lamri

There are many people unemployed, and recruitment techniques are quite out of date. Fine. Now that it's been said, time to move on. You need a job. And recruiters need to keep hiring. So let's have a look at your CV. What does it tell ?

10 Reasons Why a Social Media Strategy Is the New CV

Maite Baron | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK
Maite Baron

When we're all so committed to being online, it seems surprising that many professionals and managers, along with those giving careers advice still haven't realised that a professional social media strategy is now a must.

CV Howlers: What NOT to Write on Your CV

Corinne Mills | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Corinne Mills

Following a survey we have just done, we found that a staggering 98 per cent of job applicants are reducing their chances of success significantly through poor spelling, grammar or presentation on their CVs. These errors have lead to a number of alarming disclosures, such as being "A director with a strong breath", or, perhaps fresh from watching Sweeney Todd, "Baker, working on ovens and customers".

Why Summer is the Most Important Season for Students

Isabelle Kerr | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Isabelle Kerr

For students everywhere it has always provided a liberating period between one busy university year and an even busier year to come. Consequently, students have never failed to embrace the many benefits of the summer break. However, with the controversial rise in tuition fees to £9000 per year the necessity of university has been debated.

How To Write The Perfect CV

The Huffington Post UK | Fionn Shiner | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A CV is vital in attaining even work experience, not to mention the job of your dreams, and so it's important to get it right. As part of our "Get ...

University May Not Be for Me... What Are My Options?

Alex Dyer | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

With rising tuition fees, Universities culling degree courses and soaring young unemployment, the future looks bleak. There is a great deal of negativity associated with employment opportunities at the moment. So what are your options? And how can you succeed?

How Pole Dancing and Latte Art Could Help You Get Your Perfect Job

Jade O'Donoghue | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jade O'Donoghue

Most people don't spend their weekends doing the same thing they do from nine until five every day of the week and so the more interests you can show an employer the more human you'll come across.

Christmas Boredom-Busters That Could Land You a Graduate Job

Abbie Baisden | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Abbie Baisden

You should absolutely relish the time you have to relax and unwind after all your hard work in term one. However, just in case you do find yourself having a spare moment in between eating, drinking and being merry, here are a couple of time-filler activities that are also enormously productive in the job-hunting game.

The French Fixation With Image and Appearance Cannot be Excused as Cultural Idiosyncrasy

Joe Lennard | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Joe Lennard

As I enter a rapid descent towards my finals and subsequent graduation, I have started asking myself the inevitable questions about what I plan to do next. A truthful response would be is "Not a clue" or perhaps more realistically, "whatever I can get".

Is This the Death of the CV?

Lauren Cope | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Lauren Cope

If you take one mantra away from university (no, not 'first year doesn't count'), let it be that in life, it's all about who you know, not what you know. Building up a hefty little black book, knowing someone who can put you in the right company and having impressive names on your email is what will count.

Freshers' Week Is Important for Everyone

Sebastian Salek | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sebastian Salek

The exams are done, the results are in, and next month a new band of fresh-faced young'uns will be pulling up outside universities across the country, ready to embark on the 'best years of their lives' and hopefully get a degree in the process.

Tuition Fee Hike Means Graduates 'More Likely' To Lie On Their CV

PA | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Higher tuition fees will make graduates more likely to lie about their qualifications, a survey finds. The move to triple fees to a maximum of £9,...

Liar, Liar, Your CV's on Fire

Owen Roberts | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Owen Roberts

For seven years now I have been lying to those closest to me. I tell my children every day that you must always tell the truth yet as I sit at the dinner table with them I am engaged in an elaborate cover up. The time has come to own up to them; I DON'T LIKE BROCCOLI.

Can You Definitely Spell?

PA | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Technology has left many Britons unable to spell words like "definitely" and "separate", a survey has found. It suggests that the UK has produced a...

Yahoo Boss Steps Down After He Lied On His CV

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Tech

Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson is to step down after it was revealed he had lied on his CV. The controversy came to light more than a week ag...

Changing Your Life in Two Minutes

Carin King | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carin King

Many of us will have started this New Year with a host of resolutions about how to improve many aspects of our life in an attempt to make ourselves look and feel better.

HR Exec Loses Job After Uploading CV Onto Linkedin

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

In one of the first cases of its kind, LinkedIn seems to have been successful in putting someone out of a job, instead of helping them move up in thei...

LinkedIn Reveals 2011's Top 10 Most Overused Business Buzzwords

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Comedy

"Business speak" is a bugbear for pretty much everyone in the world, even those who don't spend their day-to-day lives "thinking outside of the box" o...