GB News – 230 graduates are fighting for a job despite 1,000,000 vacancies.
Chris Davies was interviewed on GB News to explain that although the general job market is buoyant, for new graduates it’s very tough.
One of the best ways to appeal to prospective employers is to show that you have already demonstrated the skills you need to succeed in a working environment. There are many different ways of doing this, so it can be confusing to choose which is the best option. Here are seven different potential ways you can get valuable work experience.
In a time where digital skills are becoming more and more prevalent in the lives of everyone, the ability to use these skills as part of a job is becoming especially important for your career prospects.
For many hoping to take their first step onto the career ladder, the prospect of job interviews is truly daunting. According to research commissioned by career coaching company Graduate Coach, a whopping 85% of students and graduates in the UK are afraid of interviews, so you’re certainly not alone if you harbour anxiety about the process.
How do I get a graduate job with no work experience? It’s a classic catch-22 situation: you need experience to get a job, and a job to get experience. But you are more than your CV. So why let your application end up in a pile of hundreds of other applicants – tossed to the side just because you don’t have a long list of work experience. There are lots of ways to sell your skills and show employers who you really are.
While you may have graduated from university with a great degree, this does not guarantee you a job immediately after you graduate. This is because employers are interested in what skills you have that can benefit them and their company, not what marks you got for your various pieces of coursework.
In response to this issue, the CBI has set out nine key skills, which will make you stand out among other graduates in terms of employability.
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Despite much employment doomsaying, there are reasons to be cheerful for graduates and those looking to change careers.
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