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Five Practical Tips for Your First Graduate Job

by Jenna Alexander, National Head of Internal Recruitment at Hays The beginning of your career is a constant learning curve. With the benefit of hindsight, what do experienced professionals wish they’d known when starting out? Here are five top tips for your first graduate role. 1. She or he who shouts the loudest doesn’t necessarily get furthest …

Start as a graduate; emerge as a professional in your first 100 days in a new job!

By Daniella Dutton, Employability Officer When you start a new job there can be a lot to take in. You will be meeting new colleagues, learning new skills, possibly mastering new transport links and being given more responsibilities than before. To help alleviate some of this stress we have pulled a plan together so you …

Three pieces of advice: starting a new job

By Chris Jones, Senior Careers Adviser – Faculties of Science and Engineering Are you about to start your graduate or new job in the next couple of weeks and want to know how to shine from the start? Or have you recently started your new role and want some practical advice on how to progress? You’re …

How to nail your first day at work: seven top tips

By Laura Estrop, Social Media Officer  You did it! After writing an incredible CV and covering letter, you aced the interview and got the job, congratulations! But now you’ve finished celebrating and reality has sunk in; you start your brand new job bright and early on Monday morning. Before you start to panic, follow our …