Tag Archives: psychometric tests

How I got my job: John Lewis Retail Management Placement

If you’re interested in securing an industrial placement in retail, then this blog post by University of Leeds student Kelly Wood, could give you an insight into the best way to go about it.

kelly

Hi, I’m Kelly Wood and I’m a second year undergraduate studying Management with Marketing at Leeds University Business School. I have recently secured an industrial placement with John Lewis’ Retail Management Scheme, commencing September 2014. In this blog I would like to provide you with an insight into the application process from my experience, to help you to secure a placement.

Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Advice, How I got my job, Work Experience

Getting into IT and Computing

Fancy a career in the ever growing IT or Computing sector? In this blog post Senior Careers Consultant, Caroline Williams explains how to break in to the industry, IT graduate or not! 

desktop

Imagine a world without IT?  Most of us probably can’t as it is a massive industry both for personal and businesses use – most organisations nowadays have some sort of IT presence.  Therefore there are many opportunities available within the sector – not just in the big IT companies.  It is predicted that the recruitment of graduates for this sector is due to increase by 15% from 2012 to 2013.  Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Advice, Getting into...

Prepare for success: Assessment centres

Group tasks are a common activity in assessment centres.

At this time of year we get lots of students asking for advice and insight into what to expect at an assessment centre. If you have got to this stage of the application process then well done, this means that you have already impressed the employer and they can really see you working for their organisation.

Why assessment centres Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Advice, CVs & Applications, Interviews