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Thursday, April 17, 2014

TARGETjobs career advice weekly roundup





Hello, it’s that time of the week again for me to tell you what we've been reporting in this past week on all things to do with graduate recruitment. 






General news from TARGETjobs

Let me start with some exciting news. Our How to get hired Live event is fast approaching. 22 April 2014 at Wembley stadium – 600 students, 150 recruiters this is the biggest career event of the year!
With a line-up of some of the UK's leading industry professionals as the guest speakers, this career event offers first hand advice to all attendees.
 There is still chance to buy a ticket... Click on www.gethiredlive.co.uk

On to our latest career advice articles:

Have you considered what you are looking for when job hunting? Have a read of our article ‘Fun,prospects or money: what are you looking for?’ Even if you don’t know what career to go for you may have a good idea of what they want out of a job? Are you looking for prestige or power, money or fun? You decide.
Social networks are great tools for keeping in touch with your friends and family, but graduate recruiters can use them too. With this in mind, we've looked at how you can manage your online reputation and use social networks in your search for a graduate job. Have a read of our article ‘Social networking and graduate recruitment: manage youronline reputation’ to find out how to make use of your social networks for professional gain.
With so many graduates now on the market, employers will look for evidence of skills and work experience which will make you stand out from the crowd. Start gathering them now or work on what you've got so you are ready to impress recruiters. Have a read of our article ‘The top10 skills that'll get you a job when you graduate’ to find out what those skills are. 
Are you interested in finding out which professions offer the highest starting salaries? See what's on offer from big recruiters in the most popular graduate career areas in our article 'Which graduate career offers the best pay'.
We conclude as always with the roundup of graduate job deadlines closing soon: here

We wish you the best of luck with your applications.

Happy Easter everyone!
Roxanne