Graduate Job Podcast

In episode 41 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by Annabel Smoker, author of the excellent new book, ‘Launching Your Career in Nursing and Midwifery’. As lecturer in nursing and faculty lead for employability at the University of Southampton, Annabel is ideally placed to share exactly what you need to do to get your first job as a graduate nurse. We explore the current job market for graduate nurses, how you can explore your career options, how to create a brilliant application which will you get you results, through to the impressing at the interview stage. If you’re studying nursing, or thinking of it as a career, this is an episode for you. As always, all links to everything we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/nursing. Before we start many thanks to those of you who have completed the survey over at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/survey, your feedback helps me to create the episodes you want to hear. I’ve times it and it takes less than 90 seconds to do, so please do get on over to www.graduatejobpodcast.com/survey and help me out. I look forward to hearing your thoughts. But in the meantime, let’s crack on with the show.

MORE SPECIFICALLY IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • The current job market for graduate nurses
  • How to explore your career options
  • How to be proactive and make connections with employers
  • The importance of a great job application
  • How to write a nursing personal statement that will get you the job
  • What the graduate nursing selection process involves
  • Top tips to ensure you get your first choice job
Direct download: 41_-_Nursing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:13pm EDT

In episode 40 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by content marketing guru Chris Marr, as we explore all aspects of getting a job in content marketing. As the founder of the Content Marketing Academy and Host of the Content Marketing Academy podcast, Chris is ideally placed to share exactly what you need to do to get started in this booming field. We explore the basics, from what exactly content marketing is, how and why you need to start building your brand online, to the key hints, tips and skills that will get you ahead as you start your career. It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie to content marketing, or already have your own online platform, there is something in this episode to inspire you. As always, all links to everything we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/content. Before we start a quick request from me, your feedback helps me to create the episodes you want to hear, so I’ve set up a super simple and very quick survey, as I want the show to best serve your needs. It’s got 5 questions and will take you a minute, so please check it out at http://www.graduatejobpodcast.com/survey/. I look forward to hearing your thoughts. But in the meantime, let’s crack on with the show.

MORE SPECIFICALLY IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • What exactly content marketing is
  • Why now is the perfect time to get started in content marketing
  • How you can get involved at university and begin to build your brand online
  • Why you need to start a blog to get ahead in content marketing
  • The key skills that will set you apart when you apply for content marketing jobs
  • How you can move from being a consumer on content, to a curator, then creator of content
  • Why the number one thing you need to do is to START!
Direct download: 40_-_Content_Marketing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:07pm EDT

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