“The Student Book”, which shows students how to prepare themselves for work by building their employability skills while they are studying and how to sell their skills on their CVs and in interviews, has made it on to the Fupping.com list of the 21 books every 20-year-old should read!
Does your son or daughter need a graduate coach to help them on the right career ladder?
Feel like you’re failing your interviews? Well, imagine how amazing it would be if you could make a few simple tweaks to refine your interview technique and finally land the job of your dreams!
Every year 500,000 UK students graduate. Of these, 250,000 never enter the graduate workforce. One of the key reasons for this is that no one has ever taught them how to interview. In fact, over 85 % of students and recent graduates find interviewing difficult /very difficult. Interview failures can be narrowed down to six different categories.
Young people graduate into a different world from that of twenty or thirty years ago when their parents went to university. The student population has doubled since 1992 and last year UCAS reported that a record number, almost half, were accepted into university. The problem is what happens when they leave. With 78% of students now achieving a 1st or 2:1, competition for graduate level employment is rife. Which is why, according to official data by the Office of National Statistics, almost half (47%) of graduates were in non-graduate jobs two years later.
Chris Davies was invited to be part of a discussion on BBC Radio London, about the impacts that accents have when interviewing / applying for a job.