The university experience is, for many people, one that they will remember with great fondness throughout their lives. It is a time that affords young people the opportunity to live away from home, to engage with a diverse range of … … read more

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Last week, we highlighted the importance of transferable skills when you’re building your CV and applying for jobs. These skills will not only help you in finding a job, but in being successful throughout your career. The second set of … … read more

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When employers are looking to hire, what sort of things do they look for on candidate’s CV? Your instinctive answer to this might be things like impressive, high-level qualifications and fancy job titles. But while the education, training and career … … read more

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Perhaps the most troublesome thing you need to do when writing or updating your CV (and there are many contenders for this title) is making sure it doesn’t contain any gaps. We’re not talking here about erratic spacing creating big … … read more

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If you’ve ever watched TV, you’re probably aware that there are a variety of jobs out there based around public relations. These often go by other titles such as marketing coordinator, communications specialist, public media manager, or other variations on … … read more

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Here on the Getting-in blog we’ve said time and time again that one of the most sure-fire ways to build a fulfilling and happy future for yourself is to train for a career that incorporates elements of what you enjoy … … read more

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With just a month to go until Apprenticeship Week 2014, the thoughts of the Getting-in team have inevitably turned to the exciting opportunities that are available to young people through completing an apprenticeship. One thing that we often find about … … read more

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Finishing school or university is an exciting time for most students. However, it’s also a time where students face life decisions that can be incredibly overwhelming and leave one wondering what to possibly do next. One of these decisions will … … read more

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Speaking in public is not a comfortable or fun thing for most people. Many people in fact go to great lengths to avoid this activity that leaves them feeling nauseous, sweaty, panicky and just a right mess in general. But … … read more

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When nearing graduation, many students seem to have the next step of their life all figured out. Perhaps a graduate job, postgraduate studies or even going on to do a conversion course in a subject like law. The often unspoken … … read more

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