Can’t afford to intern unpaid? How to compete with graduates who can

Can’t afford to intern unpaid? How to compete with graduates who can

YES, YOU CAN GET A GRADUATE JOB WITHOUT WORKING FOR FREE FIRST Despairing because you can’t afford to work for free? Convinced that the best graduate jobs always go to graduates who can afford to do months of unpaid internships? Stop! There IS a way you can...
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)

USE YOUR LUNCH HOUR WISELY AND DON’T BRING CAKE ON YOUR LAST DAY When you’re starting an internship, there’s a lot to think about. But smart graduates know that being polite, punctual and memorising everyone’s name (and tea order) are just the...
Graduates with jobs – what advice do you have for those still hunting?

Graduates with jobs – what advice do you have for those still hunting?

WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED THAT YOU WISH YOU’D KNOWN SOONER? What advice can graduates with jobs give to those who are still hunting? One of the great strengths of Graduate Fog is you lot – our community. Every day, in the comments below our posts, we hear from...
Should I work for a big company or a start-up?

Should I work for a big company or a start-up?

RIGHT ANSWER DEPENDS ON YOUR PERSONALITY AND GOALS, SAYS EXPERT “Should I work for a big company or a start-up?” is a common question. Graduates often see a spot on a prestigious graduate scheme as the ultimate prize — but experts say it’s a...
I have a big gap on my CV – what should I do?

I have a big gap on my CV – what should I do?

TOP EMPLOYER GRANT THORNTON TELLS GRADUATE JOB HUNTERS WHAT YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW Looking for a graduate job? While there is plenty of basic advice around, you’ve probably learnt that finding answers to some of your trickier questions is much more challenging....
Dyspraxic graduates: 16 things you need to know when job hunting

Dyspraxic graduates: 16 things you need to know when job hunting

PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS – AND TAKE YOUR TIME, SAYS EXPERT Graduate job-hunting can feel especially daunting if you have dyspraxia (also known as developmental co-ordination disorder, or DCD). Being clumsy, forgetful and having a less-than-brilliant sense of...