Category Archives: Life After University

Beginning your career journey

Beginning your career journey

Experience has become a valuable commodity on the jobs market. However, sometimes paid work just doesn’t cut it. It does not give you relevant experience for the job you want after you graduate. This is where volunteering and internships come in. It has been said that the younger generation will have a change of careers […]

No Grad Scheme? No Problem

No Grad Scheme? No Problem

As a final year, there is immense pressure to secure a grad scheme at a large business. Whilst many of my peers have succeeded in getting their dream job, there are equally as many of us who have not been as successful and are wondering what to do next. Here are some of the things […]

I’ve got an interview…now what?

I've got an interview...now what?

If you are anything like me, the word interview can evoke the same levels of fear one experiences when asked the icebreaker question of “can you tell us one interesting fact about yourself?” I will confess that I have, on occasion, secretly hoped I would be rejected from a job, just so I didn’t have […]

The Boomerang Generation

The Boomerang Generation

What exactly is the ‘Boomerang Generation’ ? The Boomerang Generation is a term closely associated with millennial life. It describes those who have experienced independence for a period of time, but have now, for one reason or another, found themselves flying back to the family nest. Returning home after university has become an increasingly common […]