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Friday, October 4, 2013

TARGETjobs Careers Advice Weekly Roundup

Hello and welcome to our weekly careers advice round up. This is the place for you to find all the new advice we have written over the course of the week if you haven’t had time to check out our website or twitter feeds.

Let’s get straight into it by starting with how to write cover letters, CVs and application forms for graduate jobs at Savills.

And, to make your application stand out further, find out the skills and qualifications Savills looks for in new recruits.



Talking about what recruiters look for, find out what employers think of graduates with work experience. May make you re-think your holiday plans! 

Going back to sector specific advice, wannabe accountants would benefit from knowing what kind of research to do before applying to accountancy firms. 

And here are a few top tips for budding consultants on how to write a perfect consulting CV 

If you are currently applying for 2014 graduate schemes find out which schemes have deadlines coming up next week.

Moving on to some internal announcements:

Entries to our Undergraduate ofthe Year Awards are now open! There are 10 awards up for grabs,
The Undergraduate of the Year award for Commercial Excellence, The IT & Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year Award, The Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, The Law Undergraduate of the Year Award, The Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, The Construction Engineering & Design Undergraduate of the Year Award, The Low Carbon Undergraduate of the Year Award, The Mathematics, Economics & Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award, The Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, and The Future Business Leader of the Year Award. All sponsored by top employers, offering internships, gadgets, trips abroad as more as prizes. Do you have what it takes to be a winner? Apply now.

Our second internal announcement is for Asian and Middle Eastern students studying in the UK wanting to return home to pursue their career.  We have an exciting new event taking place on Saturday 4 November in London. Here you will get the chance to meet employers from your country, find out how to write your CV to target employers in Asia and the Middle East, seminars and a chance to discover your further study options in Asia and the Middle East. There is limited space at this event so apply now to book your spot.


Lastly, we conclude the blog with new of Alan Radbourne’s grand total: after 17 weeks, with an initial £1 investment, he has currently earned, £6,256.52 To find out what can be achieved with £1 in one year, follow Alan on his journey.