Graduate Job Podcast

Welcome to the 89th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, where we explore the impact of the coronavirus on your graduate job search, and the things you need to be doing now! We explore why you shouldn’t worry in the long term about the impact of the virus on your graduate job search, and the good news that companies are still hiring great graduate candidates. We cover why in these uncertain times you need to be having patience with graduate recruitment teams if you’re going through the process at the moment. We delve into why you shouldn’t expect to be doing any face to face interviews anytime soon, and as a result why you need to be practicing your video interviews right now! No matter where you are in your graduate job search, if you’re still thinking of who to apply to, or in the graduate application process for someone at the moment, this is an episode which you aren’t going to want to miss. Now the only link you need to remember from today is www.graduatejobpodcast.com/coronavirus, as that has a full transcript which you can download, so make sure you head on over there.

MORE SPECIFICALLY IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • Why you shouldn’t worry in the long term about the impact of the virus on your graduate job search
  • How companies are still hiring great graduate candidates
  • Why you need to be having patience if you’re going through the process at the moment
  • Why you need to be practicing video interviews right now!

Don’t forget, also make sure you check out https://www.graduatejobpodcast.com/subscribe which links to how to subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, and by email. So, something for everyone there.

Direct download: GJP-89.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:47am EST

Welcome to the 88th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, and today I have a very special guest for you on a topic which can strike fear into the hearts of many a listener. Yes, I revisit the topic of how to pass the online psychometric, verbal, numerical, personality, behavioural and situational judgement tests that you will have to face when you apply for a graduate job. I’m joined by testing expert Arbel Yellin from the online testing site JobTestPrep, who have helped hundreds of thousands of graduates from around the world get ready and practice for these vital tests. In today’s episode we explore everything to do with online assessments for graduate jobs and just why it is so important to make sure that you practice, practice and practice. We cover, the one thing you NEED to be doing during graduate job online tests, strategies for passing situational judgement tests, and insider secrets for numerical and verbal reasoning tests. We look into exactly how many questions you need to be answering, and the % you need to be getting correct on each test. We delve into whether you should ever be guessing, and the power of making educated guesses. We also touch upon how JobTestPrep’s ‘Prep Packs’ can set you up for online testing success. Stayed tuned to the end of the episode as well as we also have a special listener offer to get 15% off all of the JobTestPrep site. No matter where you are in your job search, if you’re still thinking of who to apply to or in the graduate application process for someone at the moment, this is an episode which you aren’t going to want to miss. Now the only link you need to remember from today is www.graduatejobpodcast.com/JobTestPrep, as that has all of the links to everything which we discuss and a full transcript which you can download, so make sure you head on over there.

MORE SPECIFICALLY IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • The one thing you NEED to be doing during graduate job online tests
  • Strategies for passing situational judgement tests
  • The number of questions you need to be answering, and the % you need to be getting correct on each test
  • Insider secrets for passing online assessments
  • Top tips for acing numerical and verbal reasoning tests
  • Why educated guesses can be so crucial to achieving top marks
  • How company specific ‘Prep packs’ from Job Test Prep can set you up for online testing success.

Don’t forget, also make sure you check out https://www.graduatejobpodcast.com/subscribe which links to how to subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, and by email. So, something for everyone there.

Direct download: 88_-_GJP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm EST

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