Nov
27
Annette Lewis | Graduates, News and Events
A new survey has highlighted the difficulties that graduates are having getting on the career ladder years after leaving university. The Higher Education Statistics Agency recently published data on the graduates which showed that over a quarter were still not in full time paid employment. Just under 9% were in part time work leaving 63% out of the workplace entirely. In a time when university fees are at their highest this is worrying news for students and new graduates. (more…)
Nov
27
Effective interview skills are essential for graduates and school leavers entering the job market and trying to persuade a prospective employer to offer them that often elusive first job. A common problem and something to avoid is to approach the interview with the attitude that a top end degree is enough to land a job. (more…)
Nov
27
Many deadlines have now passed for graduate job applications to the major institutions and now is the time to focus on the interview stage. Graduate interviews usually take the form of Assessment Centres due to the large number of applications and numeric requirements. (more…)
Apr
6
If you’re entering the job market for the first time, perhaps as a school leaver or graduate, you may well be facing your first job interview with some misgivings. You can get over those fears with good preparation and in this article I will share some of my tops interview tips for graduates and school leavers. (more…)
Apr
28
Annette Lewis | Graduates

Interview Skills Graduates
For a graduate or school leaver facing their first interview, there will be understandable concern over the¬†types of interview questions asked. You are unlikely to have had much work experience to draw from, therefore interviewers will focus more on asking questions that will tell them about the kind of person you are rather than the sort of work you’ve done. (more…)