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Where are all the graduate jobs?

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Where do I start?! So, you’ve completed your studies, got the results (for better or worse) and now people are starting to ask you the dreaded question: ‘What next?’  If you’ve not yet got an answer to that particular question and you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by the task of finding a job, then using… Read More

Using LinkedIn for jobs

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Social media has become an important method of establishing networks and generating work opportunities.  LinkedIn markets itself as ‘the world’s largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries, including executives from all Fortune 500 companies.  Increasingly, companies are using LinkedIn to search for potential candidates and to advertise vacancies. Building a professional… Read More

Using Twitter for jobs

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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