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An unforgettable lesson from segregated America about how to get ahead

Posted: July 14, 2017 at 4:33 pm | Author: Chris Davies

Are you an ambitious graduate in your first job wondering how to get ahead? Perhaps you’ve been eyeing up that lucrative job position, the one that would cause your career to skyrocket and pay you what you know you’re truly worth. Trouble is, although you’re more than capable, you’re not getting a look in from the boss. You may believe tha...Read More

build the right professional image

How to develop the right professional image to build your graduate career

Posted: June 26, 2017 at 10:52 am | Author: Chris Davies

You have a professional image. We all do. But if you don’t manage it well, it could develop into a monster and damage your graduate career. The professional image you project can either open or close doors to your graduate career. Leaving it to chance is like neglecting your personal appearance. Just think, what would you look like if you never...Read More

The two most important skills for a successful graduate career, and why most lack them

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 5:46 am | Author: Chris Davies

Do you know what two skills are most important for a successful graduate career? More important than being ambitious, intelligent or technically savvy? And more important than displays of passion, commitment or the ability to convince an employer that you can do the job? Okay, let me drop the suspense. The two skills that will help you most in ...Read More

The Way to a Top Graduate Job is Hidden in Your Heart

Posted: June 9, 2017 at 4:51 pm | Author: Chris Davies

You may not realise it but your motivation to find a graduate job is not money. It’s something else, and here’s the way to make it work for you. In May 1972 holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl told the roomful of students attending his Toronto conference that only 16 per cent of American students have “to make a lot of money” as their main g...Read More

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