How does an Internship work?

As a university student or recent graduate you might be hearing the word ‘Internship’ constantly being thrown around which gets you thinking “I should probably do one of those too”. So you have all the information on how to get one and start to consider applying until you think “What actually is an internship? And … Continued

Can I get a graduate job with a 3rd?

It has come to the end of a summer of celebrations after graduating from university but now it’s time to start applying for graduate jobs and you’ve realised you might have enjoyed your time at university a little bit too much. While you may categorise this time as first class, your results speak otherwise and … Continued

How to Find the Right Internship For You

An internship gives you the perfect opportunity to expand your future graduate prospects while still studying at university and can even set you up for a future role in that company. They offer a ‘taster’ of a work sector and of working life. The experience will give you valuable and transferable skills and an understanding … Continued

GDPR and Personal data

Despite the deadline having passed, businesses are still scrambling to align their data practices with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). But with so much focus on consumer protection, it is easy to forget that employees must also be considered. This article briefly discusses ways to ensure GDPR compliance with respect to a company’s workforce. … Continued

Your Graduate Job Hunt: General Advice

Starting a job hunt is, more often than not, a pretty daunting task. Whether it’s your first, second or third job, the same questions often still arise: “Is this the right job for me?” “What do I actually enjoy?” “Am I good enough to apply?”. Here at TalentPool, we’re trying to demystify the whole job … Continued

How to Write a CV

Pretty much every job application requires a CV so if you’re hoping to get a job, writing your CV is a good place to start! Not just any old CV though, if you want to get your job hunt off to a flying start you’re going to have to invest some time into writing a … Continued

CV Writing: General CV Advice

Your CV is your first chance to impress your potential future employer. Although it isn’t the be-all-or end-all of your job search, it will considerably boost your chances of getting invited to a face-to-face interview, so it is well worth putting in the time and effort into writing a good one. The aim of your … Continued

6 Top Tips for Interview: How to succeed

So you’ve passed the first step of the application process and landed yourself an interview – congratulations! Now comes the tricky part – getting yourself ready for the interview. We cannot stress enough how important it is to start preparing as soon as possible. There is no such thing as over-preparing for an interview – … Continued

The Interview Process: All you need to know 

In order to get yourself a job, you’re going to have to attend an interview (or two) along the way. For most people, this is the most nerve wracking part of the whole job hunting process. The thought of having someone scrutinise and examine what you say, how you say it, your mannerisms, your appearance … Continued