It is hard to avoid the recent headlines about the cuts to the number of civil servants in the UK. These plans have touched all areas of recruitment, including the Civil Service Fast Stream which has paused the graduate scheme and will not be recruiting during this academic year (2022/22). They are still running the… More Alternatives to the Civil Service Fast Stream 22/23
Are you a recent, or soon-to-be graduate? Guest blogging today is Helena, BA Geography graduate, all about the experience of being a graduate in 2020, and how to build resilience during uncertain times. … More Building resilience during your post-university years: BA Geography Graduate Helena’s advice
Guest blogger and Employer Relations and Development Advisor, Kalina Zlatkova, looks at some of the most important industry trends from 2020 and how students and grads interested in the Retail and FMCG sector can best grow knowledge and adapt to the industry changes.… More A peek into the future of Retail Industry: Covid-19 update & student careers advice
What career paths are out there and how can you build work experience for a career in Marketing and Communications? In part 2 of the blog series, our Employer Engagement Advisor Kalina Zlatkova brings industry insights to students and grads interested in a career in this diverse and exciting sector.… More Careers in Marketing and Comms Industry (Covid-19 update) Part 2/2
Feeling unsure about the world of work after graduation? What is the labor market looking like for graduate recruitment? Explore this feature from our Frequently Asked Questions area on the King’s Careers KEATS pages. … More I’m in my final year of study this year… what does the Graduate Labour Market look like?
In this coding competition, you’ll be able to develop employable skills in the world of work… with the potential of $10,000 prize and even a job offer with CodeVita as top prizes! Deadline is 1 December 2020.… More Competition Alert: CodeVita’s global programming contest!
Today we’re talking about how students can get creative about work experience in the film and video sector – it doesn’t always need to be through a placement. How can students present university coursework and passion projects in a professional context? Find out here!… More Create your own work experience: tips for entering the video industry without placement experience
Today we have the pleasure of featuring a guest blogger Edward Prendergast who currently works in the strategy & delivery team at Esme Loans (a rotation within the NatWest Commercial Banking graduate scheme). What’s it like being in a Finance grad scheme? Find out from Edward’s story!… More Five things I learnt from a graduate scheme in finance
Today we’re talking about whether cold-calling creative industry employers and applying for jobs speculatively can get you in for work experience. Hint: yes it can! Dominic Sutherland, our guest blogger is the Managing Director of NextShoot, a corporate video production company in London making business video content for well-known brands.… More Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?
Read about Amazon’s new competition for students, all about cloud-based computing! The AWS Educate Challenge is an inter-university competition where students from UK and Ireland build cloud computing skills and compete for a chance to win prizes.… More Opportunity alert: Build your cloud-based computing skills with Amazon Web Services