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9 graduate job-search myths: busted!

There are some common misconceptions about job-searching that I hear again and again.  Misconceptions that could seriously impact your chances of success if you take them at face value.  In this post I aim to help you by dispelling some of these myths.

1. I should apply for as many jobs as possible to increase my chances of success

AKA the ‘scattergun approach’. Surely it’s logical that if you apply for more vacancies, then you are more likely to get a job, right? Not necessarily. When it comes to job-search, think quality over quantity Continue reading

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Best location for graduate jobs in UK? You may be surprised…..

This is a guest post written by Leeds graduate Freya Labram, Community and Content Manager at JobisJob.

Should I stay or should I go? When you’ve just graduated, the world is your oyster. Many graduates take advantage of this opportunity to contemplate a change of scene. Although the setting for the next chapter of your life is a decision based on personal as much as professional factors, you might like to take into account where employment hotspots are Continue reading


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