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
A week of employer talks for students interested in working in China and SE Asia Sign up to the Asia Careers Insight Series sessions to discover career opportunities and better understand the recruitment market across Asia. There are over 20 short talks with recruiting employers to help you find out about their job opportunities and … Continue reading Asia Careers Insight Series
You may have seen some emails from Careers and Placements, inviting you to get started with Handshake. Handshake is our new portal and for those that remember Careers Gateway, this is it's replacement. york.joinhandshake.co.uk What can you do in Handshake? Many of the functions you used in Careers Gateway are also available in Handshake. You … Continue reading Our New Careers Portal
We've had a busy few weeks in Careers and Placements running our careers fairs, and responding to a wide variety of questions. One thing has stood out - some of you are feeling slightly panicked at the thought of grad scheme applications, and worried about missing out on the opportunities on offer right now or … Continue reading Graduate scheme or graduate job – or just confused?
Guest blog written by Laura Blackledge, Student Recruitment Officer at PwC. Here Laura talks about online tests and some useful tip on how to be successful. During the PwC recruitment process for Undergraduate work experience (first year opportunities, summer internships and placement years) and Graduate roles online psychometric tests are used in the initial selection. We … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Online tests – why employers use them and top tips about them
Guest blog written by Nicole Ell, Graduate & Placement Recruitment Coordinator, Nissan Undertaking a placement is a big decision for some, and an obvious choice for others. It offers you the chance to gain valuable experience spending time working for an employer and carrying out duties or tasks as any other employee of the company … Continue reading Guest blog: Why do a placement?
Okay, so ideally you’d like to have a holiday at some point in the summer vacation and rightly so. What with a full academic year of assignments, essays, tutorials, lectures and exams - you’ve earned the break. However, with 13 weeks of vacation, it’s also an ideal time to get some work experience in whatever … Continue reading Do you know what you’re doing this summer?
Guest blog written by Serife Gunal, Careers Student Brand Ambassador There’s something about the words ‘assessment centre’ that makes me want to shudder, in fact, there’s been times where hearing ‘grad job’ or ‘internship’ has made me feel queasy! I realise now that those fears were somewhat misguided and that applying for grad jobs and … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Assessment centre? No need to shudder!
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers If you're job hunting there are some basics you need to know: where to find vacancies and how to get through the recruitment and assessment process. The Careers website's look for work and apply for jobs sections are where you need to start. As the title suggests, … Continue reading Web highlights #3: Look for work
Don't miss a great opportunity to meet and chat with employers at our All Sectors Fair today (Thursday 20 October). Recruiting to a variety of roles for graduate vacancies, internships and insight days. It takes place in the Physics & Exhibition Centre, 11.00am - 3.00pm and is open to all students of any subject and any … Continue reading Graduate and internship recruiters on campus today