“Tell me about yourself” Cracking the interview


There’s some great help and advice on preparing for, and attending, job interviews in our info sheet. It includes thinking about how you’ll answer interview questions using the CAR or STAR technique. Use whichever you find easier to remember, to help structure your reply. Answering the question  CAR stands for Context, Action, Result. STAR stands … Continue reading “Tell me about yourself” Cracking the interview

GUEST BLOG: The Recruitment Wish List – what skills do employers look for?


Guest blog written by Jessica Ching, Digital Content and Marketing Executive at graduate recruitment experts,  Give a Grad a Go It can often feel like employers are looking for a very specific person in terms of qualifications and work experience – but in reality, there are a number of other things that employers look for in … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: The Recruitment Wish List – what skills do employers look for?

Guest blog: How to fast-track your placement year application


Guest blog written by Jessica Murray, Content Creator at Debut Thinking about applying for a placement year? Wise decision, my friend. A placement year is a sure fire way to build your network, develop some valuable skills and graduate from university with experience that will make you super employable. But while that’s all well and … Continue reading Guest blog: How to fast-track your placement year application

Guest blog: Succeeding in assessment centres


 In this post Laura Blackledge, Student Recruitment Officer at PwC, for the University of York, shares invaluable insight into how to succeed in assessment centres. Don’t forget that Careers will be running an Interview and Assessment Centre experience event on 7 Feb, which PwC will be attending. Book your placement using the above link. Why … Continue reading Guest blog: Succeeding in assessment centres