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Seeking inspiration? Feeling overwhelmed? Or hunting for information? Graduate Fog has created hundreds of uber-useful articles to guide you towards your first proper, graduate job. Check out our readers’ current top picks…

HOW TO TURN YOUR UNPAID INTERNSHIP INTO A PAID JOB Read our step-by-step guide

HOW TO TURN YOUR UNPAID INTERNSHIP INTO A PAID JOB  Yes, you can! Read our step-by-step guide

DYSLEXIC GRADUATES: 6 JOB HUNTING TIPS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Recruitment specialist shares genius advice

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“SHOULD I DO AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP?” Good experience – or bad deal? We show you how to decide

SHOULD YOU SIGN UP WITH A GRADUATE RECRUITMENT AGENCY? All the pros and cons – plus how to spot the good ones

STARTING AN INTERNSHIP? 5 WAYS TO SHINE (That don't involve making tea)

STARTING AN INTERNSHIP? 5 WAYS TO SHINE (that don’t involve making tea)

HOW TO UNDERSTAND RECRUITERS They have the job, you want the job. How can you get it?

HOW TO UNDERSTAND EMPLOYERS They have the job, you want the job… So, listen up

GAH! 5 REASONS YOU GOT THE INTERVIEW (BUT NOT THE JOB) Don't be afraid - you need to read this

GAH! 5 REASONS YOU GOT THE INTERVIEW (BUT NOT THE JOB) Don’t be afraid – you need to read this

HOW TO ORGANISE YOUR JOB HUNT Doing lots - but getting nowhere? You need a system to track your progress

HOW TO ORGANISE YOUR JOB HUNT Doing lots – but getting nowhere? You need a system to track your progress

DYSPRAXIC GRADUATES: 16 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN JOB HUNTING Play to your strengths - and take your time

DYSPRAXIC GRADUATES: 16 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN JOB HUNTING Play to your strengths – and take your time

"SHOULD I WORK FOR A BIG COMPANY OR A START UP?" The answer depends on your personality type

“SHOULD I WORK FOR A BIG COMPANY OR A START UP?” Why the answer depends on your personality type

5 THINGS TO SAY TO BOSSES STILL HIRING UNPAID INTERNS Because violence never solved anything

5 THINGS TO SAY TO BOSSES STILL HIRING UNPAID INTERNS Because violence never solves anything!

CAN’T AFFORD TO INTERN UNPAID? HOW TO COMPETE WITH GRADUATES WHO CAN Yes, you can get a job without working for free first. Here’s how

Do you feel bad taking money from your parents?

DO YOU FEEL BAD TAKING MONEY FROM YOUR PARENTS? Just had another loan from the Bank of Mum and Dad? Hate feeling dependent on your folks at this stage in your life? Read on

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR CAREER Wait to be inspired? Or just start somewhere?

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR CAREER Weighing up your options? Let us help with that

How to find vacancies

HOW TO FIND VACANCIES Using the same techniques over and over – and getting nowhere? It’s definitely time for a re-think

HOW TO DECIDE ABOUT FURTHER STUDY Is a postgraduate degree a smart investment - or an expensive mistake?

HOW TO DECIDE ABOUT FURTHER STUDY Is a postgraduate degree a smart investment – or an expensive mistake?

GRADUATE PAYSLIPS - WHERE DID ALL YOUR MONEY GO? Yes - you've been paid! But what are all these deductions?

GRADUATE PAYSLIPS – WHERE DID ALL YOUR MONEY GO? Yes – you’ve been paid! But what are all these deductions?

SHOULD YOU SIGN UP FOR JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE? You're entitled to claim - but is it demoralising?

SHOULD YOU SIGN UP FOR JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE? You’re entitled to claim – but is it demoralising? And how much will you get?

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HOW TO BUILD YOUR NETWORK (WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE ANY CONTACTS) Dad doesn’t play golf with the boss? No problem – here’s how to create your own network from scratch

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HOW TO HANDLE REJECTION Keep being told “Thanks, but no thanks”? Don’t hide under the duvet – read this!

HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED

HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED Drained and frustrated? Confidence evaporating? Let us help you re-discover your job hunting mojo

HOW TO SURVIVE INTERNSHIPS

HOW TO SURVIVE INTERNSHIPS Clock watching? Then you’re wasting everyone’s time – including your own. We have a better plan

ASPERGER'S GRADUATES - 12 TIPS YOU NEED TO READ

ASPERGER’S GRADUATES – 12 TIPS YOU NEED TO READ Find friendly employers – and know what to expect from the recruitment process

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