Grad Bites: The Job Application Process
The job application process can seem intimidating, especially if you don’t know what to expect. Hear some tips on how to get off to a good start, from creating a great CV, how to nail presentations and how to prepare for psychometric tests.
Find out more:
Applying for Graduate Jobs
How to tackle job applications & succeed at each stage of the recruitment process, plus different routes into employment worth exploring
How to Create a Standout CV
Your CV can make or break your job application – read how to create a strong first impression
Grad Bites: Psychometric Tests & Personality Questionnaires
Tips from an HR professional on how to tackle tests
Grad Bites: Presentations
How to polish your presentation skills, whether it’s for an interview, pitching a business idea or public speaking as part of your job
About our contributors:
Thank you Lizzie, Chris, Rebecca, Louise and Jill.
Lizzie is Founder of Global Graduates, a support network and community for students and graduates studying and working abroad. As a small business owner, she explains what she looks for in applications.
Chris is an experienced HR Professional and headhunter who has worked with multinationals to small start-ups and now runs his own consultancy business.
Rebecca started her career on the Tesco graduate training scheme and is now a Food Product Developer at the Co-op.
Louise is Business Development Manager at Desolenator (technology that uses sunlight to convert seawater into drinking water). It’s worth noting Louise’s presentation tips – she made the winning business pitch (for Desolenator) at Pitch@Palace and aged just 25, she presented Malawi Mangoes business model to the United Nations!
Jill is a Sales & Marketing Director, who has worked for small and large companies in domestic and international environments.