Friday, December 12, 2014

TARGETjobs Weekly Round-up

Hello everyone, 

Welcome to this week's round-up post. Today I have a variety of career advice articles and of course our upcoming graduate job deadlines.

So, let me start off with our upcoming graduate job deadlines
Whether you're looking for a graduate job in management consulting, finance, engineering, property or another career area, you'll find plenty of vacancies with closing dates coming up on

Now, onto our careers advice

The majority of students say their parents play a major role in their decision-making about careers and study, according to a report published last week. More than half (54%) of students who took part said that their parents tried to exert influence over their choice of course or career, while 69% said their parents had tried to influence their choice of university. Find out more about our recent survey here.

Calling all law students! Ever caught yourself saying 'I'm studying law but I don't want to be a lawyer'? If so, don't panic when it comes to career planning. The competencies your are developing during your law degree and legal work experience are relevant in many alternative careers. We list 12 of them here.

Updated every Thursday morning, we give you the essential information you need to keep on top of your applications and raise your commercial awareness for interviews and meetings with law recruiters. Check out the latest vac scheme and pupillage deadlines and stay up to date with all the stories you need. This week, read what the president of the Queen’s bench division had to say about a group of Cardiff law students, what the CIA had to say about torture and what a judge shouldn’t have said at Preston Crown Court.

Are you interested in working for prestigious real estate company JLL? Well you will be pleased to know their applications open in the New Year. Read up on their internship opportunities and application hints and tips here to give yourself a head start.

Now that's all the career advice for this week. Make sure you visit our Facebook page to enter our daily Christmas competitions '24 Days of Christmas'. 

Have a great weekend!

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