Tue, 28 July 2015
This week I speak with Simon Reichwald, a true expert in the world of graduate recruitment. Simon is the Director of the Bright Futures Society, and Bright Futures Resourcing, and on the Advisory Council for the Association of Graduate Recruiters. What Simon doesn’t know about graduate recruitment isn’t worth knowing. Today we focus on his work at Bright Futures who are the UKs largest career focussed society. We cover a fair few topics from who Bright Futures are and why you should get involved, why you need differentiate yourself in your job search and how you can go about doing it, through to why now is the best time in the last 7 years to be looking for a job. No matter where you are currently in your job search, this is an episode you won’t want to miss! As always, links to all we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/brightfutures, but let’s not beat around the bush and crack straight on with episode 26.
Direct download: GJP_-_Simon_Reichwald_-_Building_a_Bright_Future_Ep26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:50pm EST
Sun, 19 July 2015
This week I speak with Jane Sunley, best-selling author and CEO of people engagement specialists, Purple Cubed. We cover a wide range of topics in this episode, from looking at where you are currently in your career journey, the importance of your values and why you need to be spending some time thinking about them, why and how you should go about getting a career mentor, through to top tips to make your job application stand out! No matter where you are currently in your job search, this is an episode you won’t want to miss! As always, links to all we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/purple, but let’s not waste any more time and crack straight on with episode 25.
Direct download: GJP_-_Jane_Sunley_-_Never_OK_to_Kiss_the_Interviewer_Ep_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38pm EST
Sun, 5 July 2015
This week I speak with Corinne Mills, bestselling, author and Managing Director of Personal Career Management, as we delve into the topic of how to sell yourself effectively on your job hunt. We explore how and why you should be proactive in selling yourself, the importance of body language and vocal tonality, and share some great tips on how you can begin to share your skills without coming across as arrogant. If you’re currently looking for a job, or even if you’re in work but looking to progress through the ranks, then this is an episode you’re not going to want to miss. As always, links to all we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/sellyourself, but without further ado, let’s dive straight in with episode 24.
Direct download: GJP_-_Corinne_Mills_-_How_to_Sell_Yourself_Ep_24.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm EST