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Career path guide: What is a Business Analyst?

Are you thinking of starting a career as a Business Analyst? We’ve compiled all the information you need to know from what a business analyst does, education and skills needed, and possible career routes to progression. What does a business analyst do? A Business Analyst identifies problems and opportunities within a company and, either by…


Job searching tips to help you land your first Creative job or internship

With the creative industry and design being very competitive sectors, it’s important that when applying for jobs you make sure that you present yourself in a way that makes you stand out. Many graduates and students are now looking for their first creative job or an internship to help them at the start of their career. We’ve compiled the key insights and tips following our ‘How to Land Your First Creative Job’ workshop with Goldsmiths University to help students and graduates with their job hunt.


Post, share, avoid: Things you should never do on social media

You’d be surprised at how much people judge someone based on their social media profile – potential employers or recruiters are no different. According to a survey by The Manifest, 90% of employers check social media to evaluate their candidates. Not only that, but 79% of hiring managers have rejected a candidate based on inappropriate…


Your ultimate job search checklist

Looking for a new job is easy right? Wrong. Job hunting and trying to prepare yourself for looking for work again can be overwhelming and it can induce a lot of stress. Research suggests that changing jobs is one of life’s most stressful life events. There’s definitely truth in the saying, “Finding a new job…


Brexit: Key information for EU and Non-EU nationals working in the UK

In light of the UK leaving the European Union (EU), the Brexit transition period will come to an end on the 31st December 2020. This means that there will be some significant changes to the UK’s immigration system which will take effect from 1 January 2021. We understand that this may be a particularly uncertain…


CV and job searching tips from our webinar with Sistr

The current job market is currently saturated with job seekers looking for new opportunities and it can be hard to know what to include on your CV, what to say (and what not to say) in interviews and how to optimise your job search to see the greatest success. We’ve shared 5 CV and job…


[Webinar] How to stand out when job hunting

The COVID pandemic has unfortunately meant that a lot of people have been on furlough, are struggling to find a job or are facing redundancy as many businesses are forced to cut jobs.  Many people don’t know what support they can turn to when job hunting. According to the BBC, millions of people in the UK are at…


What is burnout?

Saturday 10th October marks World Mental Health Day. Looking after your mental health is always important but this year, we’ve all faced unprecedented and challenging times in some way or another. Research by mental health charity Mind found that 60% of adults and 68% of young people claimed that their mental health worsened during the lockdown.   From…


How to stand out when applying for Sales jobs

In the current job market, there are a high number of salespeople looking for their next job and it’s even harder to get the attention of Recruiters and Hiring Managers. We’ve put together this article to help you stand out when applying for sales jobs. The good news is that sales is critical to any…


The marketing skills companies need in 2021

This article shares some of the marketing skills companies need right now. Check out below the list of hard and soft skills so you can make sure they are highlighted in your CV, LinkedIn profile, and applications when applying for a new job. If you are currently looking for a new marketing job, we recommend…


How to stand out when applying to Tech jobs

Tech jobs are in high demand right now, particularly as companies are moving to more digital business models. Plus, certain sectors have seen exciting growth during this time. This article shares some tips from our Consultants, so you can make sure you stand out when applying to Tech jobs. Make sure your skill set and…


The most in-demand technology skills and industries

During the pandemic, the Technology industry has proven resilient and as companies shifted their digital operations to survive, certain tech skills are in high demand and particular industries have seen huge growth throughout COVID. We recently highlighted the types of jobs hiring throughout the pandemic. This article identifies the in-demand technology skills and sectors, to…


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