Friday, May 2, 2014

TARGETjobs career advice weekly roundup

Good afternoon everybody, and welcome to the latest career advice roundup! 

We've got all the newest advice articles from our TARGETjobs editorial team here for you to browse, but if nothing grabs your attention then do take a look through our website. 

We've got a whole load more where these came from. 

General news

Before we move on to the advice, we’d like to thank everybody who participated in the trendence survey this year, we collected over 27,000 responses and your answers have been used to put together this year’s Guardian UK 300! 

Click here for The Guardian UK 300 barometer 2014 findings.

If you want to read The Guardian UK 300 then please look out for the physical publication coming out in September 2014!

In other news, we would like to thank everyone who came along to How to get hired Live 2014. We are proud to say that it was a success!  Here is the video below.

Also last but certainly not least Meet the undergraduates of the year 2014 – Congratulations to all who won and thank you to all those that participated! We wish you the best of luck in the future.

Career advice

Moving on to career advice, calling all aspiring solicitors, most commercial law firms expect training contract applications in by 31 July.  We list the firms that use this deadline to make sure you don’t miss the boat. Click here.

Career tactics for women: from internship to job to promotion - whether you're trying to turn your internship into a graduate job offer or climb the career ladder in a permanent job, have a read of our article to find out how to increase your chances of success.

Are you struggling to write a winning CV? Why not download our CV and Covering letter examples here to give you a better chance of being successful in your job hunt.

Are you interested in working in investment banking? Have a read of our article 'How to network your way into an investment banking job'. The infamous 'British reserve' means that networking is one of the most underused skills when it comes to graduate job hunting. Put those social skills to the test and network your way to a job!

Good luck in your job applications!
Have a great weekend.


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