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28 Jun, 2016

Graduate Advice

Leaving university is both an exciting and nerve wracking time, after three years of studying it’s finally time to enter the real world and put that degree you’ve gained to good use. We’ve compiled some top tips to help you get your life after university off to a good start. Your CV Writing your CV […]

27 Jun, 2016

Networking in Birmingham

Attending networking events is a great way to build lasting relationships with other driven and ambitious people and it will help you grown both personally and professionally. As the second city Birmingham has a wide range of networking groups to suit all organisations. We’ve listed some popular groups below, to give you a glimpse of […]

24 Jun, 2016

Women in the Tech Industry

In recent years there has been a lot of talk about the gender gap within the technology industry and steps the tech community can make in order to encourage more females to enter the industry. According to the 2015 Women in IT Scorecard published by BCS within the UK only 13% of those employed as […]

13 Jun, 2016

Top Interview Tips

Whether you’re fresh out of your studies or have been in your profession for years, interviews can be a nerve wrecking prospect. We’ve compiled some top tips below to ensure that you get the most out of your interview and that you stand in the best steed to get the job. Prepare Most recruiters or […]

10 Jun, 2016

The benefits of interim employment

Interim or fixed term contracts are a popular option for both professionals and organisations, and are a great option for those who may find themselves on the market due to reasons such as redundancy and are now immediately available for work. In this post we look at the benefits of interim contracts as both an […]

13 May, 2016

How to prepare your graduate CV

With summer just around the corner many final year students around the UK are nearing the end of their university life and are eagerly awaiting their degree results. Thousands of graduates around the UK will be looking to put their degrees to good use and find a role within their chosen industry, but how can […]

28 Apr, 2016

How to ace your telephone interview

With so many candidates within the job market telephone interviews are now a common practice among organisations as a quick and cost effective means of whittling down candidates to advance onto a face-to-face interview. Below we’ve compiled some top tips for acing your telephone interview. No distractions Although you aren’t face to face with your […]

21 Apr, 2016

How will the Brexit affect UK procurement?

With the forthcoming Brexit referendum fast approaching on 23rd June many around the UK are wondering how an exit from the European Union will affect them and their day to day lives. For those working within the procurement industry many will be wondering whether leaving the EU will have an effect on public procurement regulations. […]

7 Apr, 2016

Could a career in HR be for you?

Working in HR is all about attracting and retaining the right talent for your organisation. This can include recruiting, training and developing employees as well as dealing with employee welfare and employee law. A career within HR can be hugely rewarding and gives you the opportunity to positively influence your company’s development. HR roles are […]