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How to make your CV stand out to employers
23 May Career Advice

Writing a CV is the easy part. Writing a good CV that stands out from the crowd is the hard bit.  Recruiters can have hundreds of applications for a role. This can mean a considerable amount of time is spent looking at CVs. Knowing how to make your CV stand out is vital. But did […]

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How to write a CV – the complete guide
20 May Career Advice

Getting your CV right is important. A CV is almost like an advert of yourself. It Is your sales pitch to a potential employer on why you would be a good fit for the role you are applying for. Therefore, making sure you know how to write a CV and do it well, including all […]

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What is a cover letter?
16 May Career Advice

If you have applied for a graduate opportunity recently you will have probably been asked to write a cover letter. But what exactly is a cover letter? Isn’t my CV enough? Well, in short, no. Not all the time. Some companies require a cover letter with each application, however some may not. Let’s break down […]

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How to write a speculative application
13 May Career Advice

Did you know that only 30% of all new jobs are ever advertised? That means a whopping 70% of new jobs are not advertised on a jobs board. That’s a huge number of opportunities, but how do you go about finding these hidden jobs? After all, this could be your perfect role! The number one […]

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What NOT to ask in an interview!
10 May Career Advice

So, your interview is coming to an end. You’ve settled your nerves and you are responding well to the panel you have to face, answering all the questions they have put to you and remembering all the stuff you had prepped beforehand. SUCCESS! You’ve got this in the bag… Then suddenly… BOOM, a boom has […]

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What is an Internship?
01 May Academic

With more people going to university now than ever before, having industry experience on your CV is becoming more important for graduates to ensure they have a competitive advantage over their peers. There are various methods of gaining experience as a student or graduate. One of these is through an internship. Internships are becoming a […]

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What is a graduate programme?
19 Apr Academic

With the university year coming to an end, inevitably your thoughts will turn to ‘What the heck am I going to do now?’ As you start looking for jobs, you will see the variety of what is out there. Graduate jobs, graduate programmes, internships, what are they are what do I need to do to […]

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Radar Reviews – Financial Services
16 Apr Career Advice

RADAR REVIEWS Northern Ireland’s Financial Services sector! Radar Reviews is a series of content pieces in which we produce a case study which provides an overview of various different industries, sectors and companies in Northern Ireland. The primary purpose of Radar Reviews is to give emerging talent more of an insight into areas which interest […]

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Does failing make you a failure?
11 Apr Career Advice

Failure – something that happens to us all at some stage. For many people, the word failure is an uncomfortable one, a word with negative connotations that conjures an image of someone who maybe didn’t work hard enough. But failure occurs everyday, in schools, in work and in family life. It is unavoidable. We can […]

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