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Can Internships be done while studying?

Heading to university can be a daunting phase to start. You have 3 or 4 years of studying ahead of you with lots of new experiences and fun to be had. With all this change and becoming a full-time student, you’re probably thinking that fitting the workload in around your social life will take up …

Geni Carter
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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 …

Geni Carter
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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 …

Geni Carter
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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 …

Geni Carter
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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 …

Sophie Hudson
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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 …

Sophie Hudson
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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 …

Sophie Hudson
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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 – …

Sophie Hudson