Category Archives: Job search

How Undergraduates Can Improve their Job Prospects

Korina Karampela talks to Gary Argent – the Director of Careers at City University London – about how students can enhance their employment prospects upon graduation. At a time when graduate unemployment rate is at record high levels, many employers … Continue reading

Posted in b4iapply for a job, Career Advice, Job search | Tagged , | Leave a comment

When Everyone Has the Same Qualifications

In the labor market, the simple dynamics of supply and demand apply. When everyone has the same qualifications, then having them is not much of an advantage. Think how you can differentiate yourself. You may become an expert in a … Continue reading

Posted in b4iapply for a job, b4iapply for an MBA, b4iapply to college, b4iapply to uni, Before I apply, Career Advice, Job search | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What Makes an Interim Manager Successful

Korina Karampela talks to the resourcing manager of PiR Resourcing Emma Dorman about what makes an interim manager successful. More people are choosing interim positions lately. Is it a sign of economic recession or a lifestyle choice? It is most likely … Continue reading

Posted in b4iapply for a job, Before I apply, Career Advice, Interviews, Job search | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

7 Tips to Get the Best Out of College

Another college year has started. You are excited about the opportunities college can offer you both academically and socially. At the same time, you are thinking about your increasing student debt and whether you will be able to find a … Continue reading

Posted in b4iapply for a job, Career Advice, Higher Education, Job search | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Does Your First Job Impact Your Long-Term Career?

Meet Alan – the Graduate. He recently got his degree in Business Management. He studied a general subject so he doesn’t have to be tied to a specific career path. He started applying for jobs a month ago. He has been sending 5 applications … Continue reading

Posted in b4iapply for a job, Career Advice, Job search | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

5 Tips to Deal with Mid-Life Career Crisis

Meet Kate – the corporate type. She joined the company as soon as she graduated. She worked hard because she really wanted to have a great career. Her efforts got noticed and she quickly got promoted. She was considered a … Continue reading

Posted in b4iapply for a job, Career Advice, Job search | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

4 ways to become more employable

The labour market is changing fast. Unfortunately, both secondary and higher education adapt to these changes at a remarkably slower pace. Hence, there is a lot of discussion that graduates are not equipped with the necessary work skill-set. In general, employers are seeking … Continue reading

Posted in b4iapply to college, b4iapply to uni, Before I apply, Career Advice, Job search | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment