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Friday, May 16, 2014

TARGETjobs career advice weekly roundup

Hello everyone it's that time again for your weekly fix for everything that is going on in the world of graduate recruitment!

To start I would like to share with you all this week's graduate job and internship deadlines.

Check out next week's application deadlines for graduate jobs and schemes in IT, finance and more - here

Don't miss out on next week's internship deadlines, click here to apply.



Career advice

Do you aspire to work within IT & technology? Have a read of our article 'Good answers to CGI's graduate scheme online application questions' for hints and tips of how to progress in you chosen career and answer those significant questions in your application.

CGI assessment centres for graduate jobs last half a day and consist of a one-hour interview and a group exercise. There is also a writing task to submit before the day. Have a read of our insider advice on how to succeed at CGI assessment centres and interviews.

The Pupillage Gateway is closed, but there’s not much time to have a break. If you’re a law student or BPTC-starter who has applied for pupillage this year, get yourself in shape in case an interview turns up with top tips from professional barristers.

Work experience is the holy grail you need before you’ll be considered for a journalism job. Find out what does and doesn’t count as work experience in journalism as well as which employers to look at and what you need to do to get it.  Click here to find out more.


An invitation to an interview means you're well on your way to securing yourself a graduate job. But selling your skills face to face or on the phone is very different from selling your skills on paper. Here in our article 'Eight steps to graduate interview success' are the main steps to help you think on your feet and prepare for all eventualities.

Mostly everyone gets nervous before a job interview so we have collected some expert tips in case you need a last-minute confidence boost before your graduate job interview. Have a read of our article 'Last - minute interview confidence boost: if you don't feel it, fake it!'


That's all for this week!
Good luck in your applications and have a great weekend.

Roxanne