Careers advice: fine tune your job hunting skills

Careers advice classics and new twists on career planning, job hunting, applications, interviews... the graduate recruitment process.

Career clueless? Advice to get you up and running

Starting points if you haven't got a clue what to do after graduation or exploring your graduate career options:

Essentials for graduate job hunters

The nuts and bolts of writing applications and graduate CVs, plus advice and coaching tips to help you perform confidently at graduate interviews, assessment centres and psychometric tests. Everything you need to stay cool and calm in the spotlight:

Applications and CVs

Write the best job applications, graduate CVs and covering letters.
Advice on graduate CVs and job applications

Interview techniques

Get ready for graduate interviews: advice to boost your confidence.
Top tips for graduate interviews

Assessment centres

From case studies and presentations, to group work and e-tray exercises: how to succeed at graduate assessments.
Assessment centre essentials

Psychometric tests

Practical tips for taking psychometric tests, and links to free online practice tests.
Advice on psychometric tests for graduates

Example graduate CVs and covering letters

Download graduate CV and covering letter templates. Find examples for different career areas and for speculative applications.
Download example graduate CVs

Accepting jobs and handling rejections

How to accept graduate job offers and what to do when things don't go so well.
Advice on accepting graduate job offers or handling rejections

Wondering where in the world to work?

City and region career guides

What's it like working in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle...? Information on living and working in different cities and regions around the UK.
Working in different regions and cities around the UK

Working abroad

What you need to know if you are considering finding work or internships in another country. Find information on language requirements, where to look for jobs, visas and country-specific application tips.
Guides to working abroad


TARGETjobs GET Directory 2014

TARGETjobs GET Directory 2014

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