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How I Found a Summer Internship on Twitter

By Sinead Butler, final year, BA English and Philosophy Recruitment methods for internships and graduate jobs are evolving as technology and social media do too. You might have tried Indeed, Reed or company websites to find vacancies. You might even have used LinkedIn, a networking site that allows you to connect with companies. But have you considered Twitter? I’ve …

LinkedIn: Network Your Way to the Perfect Internship

By Darain Faraz spokesperson for LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network The summer break is a great chance to get your foot on the career ladder by interning. If you haven’t lined something up yet, don’t worry, there’s still time. LinkedIn’s Darain Faraz shares his top tips for using LinkedIn to get an internship. Don’t be …

LinkedIn Guide to Starting Your Career After Graduation

By Darain Faraz, spokesperson for LinkedIn If you have graduated this summer but haven’t got a job lined up yet, don’t worry. LinkedIn’s Darain Faraz shares his top tips for building your network and sussing out your first career move. Get visible It’s completely normal to find yourself surfing the net when you’re supposed to …

Are you LinkedIn?

By Charlotte Lambert, student blogger These days everything seems to be making its way onto the internet and the CV is following suit. A single sheet of A4 paper, now a thing of the past. The only question remaining, ‘are you LinkedIn?’. When I first heard about this I was beguiled at the very concept. …

Could your social media posts be jeopardizing your job hunt?

By Chris James Carter, PhD Researcher Whether you’re in your final year and applying for positions or in your first year and researching internships for 2015, consider the prospect of employers searching for you online to assess whether you’re the type of person they want in their company. How likely is this to happen to …

Using virtual connections for real-world success

Social media is rapidly becoming an established part of the recruitment process, over half the recruiters in the UK use social media in their recruitment processes and the most popular site used by employers is LinkedIn, with 31% using this website*. We explore this social networking site and how you can use it to impress employers and make meaningful connections.  Why …

Expert insight into working in PR

By Dana Corson, Account Director, Proactive International PR PR professionals are known to be the masters of brand disasters, ensuring that their clients survive scandal. Since the rise of social media, public opinion has been more high-profile than ever before, with customer responses often making the news. PR works to ensure that, that opinion is …