Accepting job offers and handling rejections
How to handle job offers
Being offered a graduate job is one of those great moments in life: you feel wanted and the future has more certainty. However, how do you deal with accepting or declining an offer, and what happens if you get more than one?
Juggling more than one job offer
More than one job offer on the table? It's a nice problem to have, but how do you manage the situation and deal professionally with all the graduate recruiters who want you?!
Coping with rejection
Your interview went well and you thought the job was in the bag, but you've just heard that you didn't get it. Read on to find out how to cope with job interview rejection, turn the situation around and use it to your advantage.
Help! I'm on hold
Have you got the job or not? In tough economic conditions graduate recruiters may not be able to confirm an offer immediately. Here's what to do if you're put on hold.
Getting feedback from graduate recruiters
If your graduate job application is rejected after the interview or assessment centre day, you may find contacting the recruiter to ask for feedback will help you succeed next time.
Negotiating a better package for your new job
If you make it through the test and convince your interviewers of your fantastic worth, a job offer may be just around the corner and you face having to talk about the nitty-gritty: your financial value.
Salary, benefits and incentives: a jargon buster
Company car, health insurance, golden hello... what's in your package? Take a look at our job benefits jargon buster.
Starting a new job
Starting a new job can be quite daunting. With university fast becoming a distant memory, settling into working life can take a bit of getting used to. Here are some guidelines to help ease the transition.