Don’t be a pain. But write a pain letter.
16 Feb Career Advice

Ever hear that old expression, ‘The harder I work, the luckier I get’? Well, now you have. And it’s a good one to remember – especially if you’re trying to get your first job. You probably have a list somewhere of your ideal companies to work for. But they just don’t advertise vacancies that you’d […]

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So, You’ve Been Offered a Job. What Next? A Guide to Managing Offers
15 Feb Career Advice

For a new graduate fresh from Uni, getting your first professional job offer is always an exciting and nerve-wracking time. Do you accept the first role that appears or is it better to wait and see if others materialise? There are so many questions at this time of your burgeoning new career. How do you […]

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It’s not rocket science (even when it is)
14 Feb Career Advice

Nailing an interview isn’t impossible. Seriously. Now, that doesn’t mean you’ll definitely get the job. Someone else may do as well – even better. But you should definitely be able to come away thinking you’ve done everything you needed to do to be in with a shout. Because you got the basics right. You were […]

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Brexit impacting on student flows across border?
12 Feb Graduate News

According to a recent article in the BBC, there has been a dramatic shift of student flow between Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland and this may be influenced further by the ongoing uncertainties from Brexit. Based on a report from the Republic’s Department of Education and Skills (DES) and Northern Ireland’s Department for the […]

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Slight increase in graduate salaries in NI
10 Feb Graduate News

Radar has established the average salary for graduates based in NI has increased slightly in the past year and pay differences between male and females is decreasing. The research has been conducted by the Department for Economy (DfE) who assess the salary of graduates who obtain employment six months after completing their degree. In the […]

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Four NI firms ranked in Workplace Equality Index
07 Feb Case Study

An annual assessment to measure Workplace Equality across the UK has listed four companies from Northern Ireland in their Top 100 index. The UK wide charity, Stonewall, has announced that the law firm Pinsent Masons has been ranked at the top of the list. Other Belfast employers on the Top 100 list includes financial services […]

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Getting out of Student Debt!
07 Feb Graduate News

With the world being what it is, there’s no such thing as a free lunch or a free education. It’s a matter of fact that most of us will leave University after completing our degrees and be saddled with student loans and debt that we now have to pay off. When you’re living the care-free […]

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