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Friday, October 25, 2013

TARGETjobs Careers Advice Round up

Hello and welcome to this week’s careers advice round up blog. This is the summary of all the top advice that has been published or updated this week on the TARGETjobs site.

Let’s start, as usual, with a few internal announcements:

If you are looking to return home to Asia or the Middle East for work after studying in the UK, make sure you check out our Asia & Middle East Graduate Careers Event on Saturday 9 November from 11.00 am – 3.00 pm. You will be able to meet recruiters from your country, attend insightful seminars, discuss further study opportunities and much more. 

Interested? Apply here today.


The TARGETjobs National Student Challenge is also back, with only 30 days left to apply! This is your chance to not only practise online tests similar to those used by graduate recruiters, but to also benchmark yourself against fellow students around the country. And if that wasn’t enough to tempt you, there are cash prizes worth up to £1,000 and the winner wins an internship with Siemens. What are you waiting for? Take thechallenge today.


On to sector specific news:

If you are applying to BNP Paribas Real Estate here are some tips on how best to write your graduate CV and covering letter.  

Talking of covering letters, here is some essential advice for all graduate vacancies.

Bringing back an oldie, if you are applying for a construction, civil engineering or quantity surveying job, here are four ways to get your foot in the door. 

And as law fair season is upon us, here are six ways for you to impress firms at law fairs. 

Lastly, as always, we conclude the post with next week’sgraduate job deadlines