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Friday, August 22, 2014

TARGETjobs career advice weekly roundup



Hello everyone, welcome to this week's weekly roundup post! 
Are you looking forward to the bank holiday?

This week I have decided to focus on CV advice, as well as sharing with you all the latest news.

So, let me start off with the internship and graduate job deadlines.




Internship deadlines
 Get some work experience on your CV: internships to apply for this week are here, apply now! 

Graduate job deadlines
There are some big deadlines this week, time's ticking and you don't want to miss out! Apply here for these graduate jobs. 

Writing your CV can be a difficult process. If you are struggling to perfect your CV, look no further. Watch our video ' The 6 step guide to perfecting your graduate CV' 

                    

 Here are some article which you may find useful to help you write your CV:

The 6-step guide to perfecting your graduate CV

The worried student's guide to creating a great graduate CV  

The graduates guide to job application forms

Writing CV's for different types of graduate jobs
 
Public service, charity and social work

Who you choose to work for will make a big difference: not only to your job itself but to the impact you work towards. Consider the different types of charities, roles and entry routes to help you make the best decision. Have a read of our article 'Choosing the right employer for your graduate career in the charity sector'.

Unpaid volunteering roles are commonplace in the charity and non-profit sector, but there are plenty of roles in charities that will reward graduates with a good starting salary. Have a read of our article 'What starting salary can I expect as a graduate working for a charity?'

Finance

Get your tactics right - know when to apply and what to say in online applications for graduate jobs in investment banking and investment management. For more information read our article 'Online applications for jobs and internships in investment banking and investment'.
 
Management and Business

You know you've got what it takes to be a great graduate manager but your CV doesn't show it. Here's how to get the management internship or work experience you need, to learn first-hand what it's like to be a manager. Find out more in our article 'Management internship: the experience you need and how to get it.' 

Career advice
 
If you don't know what to do with yourself now that you have graduated, then have a read of our helpful guide 'I have a degree, now what?' to get some ideas.

Find out which professions offer the highest starting salaries and see what's on offer from big recruiters in our article 'Which graduate career offers the best pay?'

Postgraduate study

Are you considering taking a postgraduate course? If you're unsure about what you want to do, have a read of our article ' Getting the most from a postgraduate fair' and find out how to make the most of the opportunities available to you.

That's all from me this week!
I hope you enjoyed the article, have a wonderful weekend!

Roxanne