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5 Career Advice YouTubers to Watch

Posted by GradConnection
Are you looking for something more productive than TikTok compilations to watch during your winter break? Check out these five YouTubers we’ve curated in this article to see a day in the life of a Spotify employee, what it's like to work at one of the world’s largest investment banks and top interview tips from a HR Recruiter.

How to Create a Great Professional Portfolio Website For Graduates

Posted by GradConnection
Portfolio websites are a fantastic 'one-stop-shop' for you to showcase your work to employers. In this article, we go through how you can create a portfolio site to impress – even if you’re not in a visual/media-based discipline!

Why Graduates Should Consider Working for a Start-Up

Posted by Daniel Purchas
When thinking of where to start applying for your first job out of university, structured grad programs, large corporate organisations and aiming for the big names typically come top of mind. But with start-ups fast growing, we give some reasons on why you should consider joining a start-up as a fresh grad in this article.

How To Write An Eye-Catching Graduate Cover Letter

Posted by Andrew Purchas
Cover letters are one of the most effective ways to catch the attention of graduate recruiters. Check out these 8 helpful tips to write an eye-catching grad cover letter.

5 Career Advice Podcasts You Should Check Out

Posted by GradConnection
Need some light listening to help you along your morning commute? Or simply looking for some more advice to help you kick start your career journey in a convenient audio format? We’ve curated a list of five career advice podcasts you should check out in this blog.

What’s New For You On GradConnection – October 2022

Posted by GradConnection
We're always making improvements to GradConnection so we can keep making finding and applying for jobs easier for you. In this blog, take a look at some exciting website features we've recently released that you can use right now!

Your Career Options in STEM

Posted by GradConnection
Employment, skill development and education in STEM has been coined as essential and the way forward for our future, both in the graduate and wider careers space. Bud did you know, the range in careers you could embark on across these four disciplines actually spans far wider that you might think. Using handy Career Wheel from the ACS foundation, we break down some of the less obvious employment pathways across four key quadrants in STEM in this blog.

Who Can You Ask To Be Your Reference?

Posted by GradConnection
In this blog, we outline our ultimate guide to getting a reference, including ideas for who to ask and a message template to help with the actual asking!

How to Make the Most of a Virtual Internship

Posted by GradConnection
While we have been seeing a gradual return to the office over the past year, both employers and employees alike have still indicated their preference for flexible working arrangements. As such, lots of internship programs are still being offered in a virtual capacity only. While this definitely has its conveniences, it’s also tricky to navigate starting a new company without all the benefits of connecting in person. We offer our must-knows on how you can make the most of your virtual internship in this blog.

5 Red Flags To Look Out For In Your Internship

Posted by GradConnection
Internships are a great way to get a taster of both a particular company and wider industry as a student, upcoming or recent grad. Majority of companies run ethical and well-organised internship programs designed for you to get the most out of the experience. However, there are programs out there which take advantage of the widely accepted nature of poorly run internships. We outline five red flags you should look out for in this blog.

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