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Friday, September 26, 2014

TARGETjobs career advice weekly roundup




Hello everyone, 

Welcome to this week's career roundup post. 
This week we have a diverse range of career advice for you! 




 

To start things off, here are this week's upcoming graduate job and internship deadlines:

If you want to gain some invaluable experience and bolster your CV then look no further - apply today for this week's upcoming internship deadlines. If you're interested in IT, business, marketing or performing arts you should check out these work experience placements here.

If it's a graduate job you're looking for, then look no further. If you're interested in starting a career in travel agency work, IT and technology, management or business then there is a wealth of opportunities for you this week. Check out what's available here.

Now, onto career advice...
General
New research has revealed that the largest drop in graduate unemployment for 15 years took place over the past year. Read our article 'Survey finds largest fall in graduate unemployment for 15 years' here to find out more.

Law
Before applying for a training contract or vacation scheme, decide whether you’ve got the right skills and attributes to be a successful solicitor. Find out what is expected of you in our article 'What skills do law firms look for when recruiting graduates for trainee solicitors jobs'.

Marketing
It's easy to get confused about the difference between marketing, advertising and PR - all three are there to promote an organisation ands its products. However, if you're considering a career in one of these areas, you need to understand what each area involves and how it fits into the bigger picture. Read our article to explain 'What's the difference between marketing, advertising and PR'

Finance
In a conversation with TARGETjobs Finance, Fidelity Worldwide Investment's senior graduate recruiter, Lucy Harris, echoed a view voiced by several recruiters across the investment management industry: graduates must be clear about their career choices. Read more here is our article 'Impress investment management graduate recruiters with Fidelity's top tips'.

Property
Joining a professional body in your career sector can be great for your future career plans, if you know what you're doing. Take a look at how to make the most of your membership, read our article 'How surveying students can make the most of their professional body memeberships'

Thinking of applying for a real estate job this year? Check out our handy list of property graduate scheme deadlines here.

Retail
Succeed in Morrisons' graduate application, assessment centre and interview. Read our advice on what is expected of you and how to succeed. 

On to postgrad study and fairs..

Postgraduate studies 
Don't be put off training to be a teacher because you think you can't afford it: there is plenty of financial help available. Read our article 'Funding for PGCE, SCITT and School Direct teacher training' to find out what's accessible to you.

Postgraduate Fairs
TARGETpostgrad is the leading provider of postgraduate fairs in the UK, giving you the opportunity to meet course providers and funding experts from across the UK, Europe and beyond. Find out which fairs are closet to you. Click here to find out more.

That's all from me this week!
Enjoy your weekend.
Roxanne