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Five common interview mistakes to avoid


So you’ve been invited for an interview – well done!  The employer obviously likes what they have seen so far (eg, on your CV, application form, etc) and they want to meet you in person.  So make sure you don’t blow your chances – here are some blunders to avoid: Dressing inappropriately Dressing too casually,… Read More

The Hull Internship Programme


You might have heard that the graduate recruitment market has been steadily improving in recent times. In fact, the last year has brought great news for students with both an increase in the numbers of graduate roles and a decrease in graduate unemployment – Happy days! But as brilliant as that news is competition remains… Read More

Balloon Kenya (part two)


In her second blog post, student Natalie French (BA Social Work) talks about her work with entrepreneurs as part of a placement with Balloon Kenya.  Wow, what an amazing experience this has proven to be!   Throughout my six weeks in Kenya, I supported four entrepreneurs in the development of their existing businesses.  I worked as… Read More

Using Twitter for jobs


Twitter is more than just a means of telling the world what you’re doing:  it actually has great potential for networking and finding out about work experience and job opportunities. Step 1: Set up your Twitter profile Use your real name if possible – people who use their real name engender greater trust in readers.… Read More