Why don’t museums, publishers or creative industry employers come to Grad Fairs?


As a careers consultant working with Arts & Humanities students, this is a question I get asked all the time. It’s a fair question as it’s logical to assume that any employer that recruits graduates (and/or students for an internship or placement year) would want to come to an event aimed at students seeking employment … Continue reading Why don’t museums, publishers or creative industry employers come to Grad Fairs?

Keeping in touch with Careers and Placements after graduation


For graduating students, your time at the University may be nearing its end but that doesn’t mean it's time to say goodbye to Careers and Placements. We can continue to help you beyond graduation whether that’s with career exploration and decisions or support with honing your application skills. Here’s what we offer... Access to all … Continue reading Keeping in touch with Careers and Placements after graduation

An Introduction to Psychometric Testing


By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker A key stage of many recruitment processes, psychometric tests are used to assess some element of a candidate's cognitive ability or personality. It is likely that you'll come across psychometric testing when applying for degree apprenticeship, placement and graduate opportunities, as many Gradcracker employers use this method … Continue reading An Introduction to Psychometric Testing

What Do You Actually Do? Episode 56: John Steel, Life as a CEO: running Cafédirect


Listen to this and all the previous episodes. Think you want to be a CEO? Interested in marketing, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or the world of ethical business? This episode is for you. John Steel is the CEO of Cafédirect and has worked his way up through a number of FMCG businesses after beginning his career in … Continue reading What Do You Actually Do? Episode 56: John Steel, Life as a CEO: running Cafédirect

What Do You Actually Do? Episode 55: Ben Johnson, Working in financial services


Listen to this and all the previous episodes. Ben graduated from York with a degree in Philosophy and after a few years found himself working in the financial services sector for Deloitte. It wasn't something he planned. In the episode Ben explains how his first impressions of the sector were wrong, how you don't need … Continue reading What Do You Actually Do? Episode 55: Ben Johnson, Working in financial services