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Make the most of the Yorkshire Graduate Recruitment Fair

One week today is the Yorkshire Graduate Recruitment Fair.  This is the region’s largest event of its kind, with over 100 organisations attending.  This post will help you prepare and get the most out of it.

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Regardless of whether or not you’ve attended a careers fair before, they can be a bit intimidating.  This fair attracts a lot of employers, students and graduates and so is busy.  This video, taken at the fair a couple of years ago, will give you an idea of what to expect Continue reading

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Making the most of YGRF 2014

Not sure what the Yorkshire Graduate Recruitment Fair is? In this blog post our Careers Advisor, Claire Alford, explains just that and offers her advice on how to make the most of the fair.

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As a graduate myself, I know that whilst concentrating on exams, it can be hard to think about career plans. At times it can be easier to push it to the back of your mind and think: ‘I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it’ , but speaking from my own experience, preparation for your future can actually make things a lot easier.  Continue reading

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Success at the Spring Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair 2014

If you are wondering why you should attend the YGRF in a few weeks time, then look no further! In this blog post our Fair Liaison Officer, Lauren McArthur, explains how two Leeds students walked away from our Spring Fair with graduate jobs!

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Building relationships face to face….not much can beat it in the world of graduate recruitment, and it’s something I like to talk about – a lot!

A graduate recruitment fair brings leading graduate employers together under one roof and allows you to quickly build rapport with each one you speak to, giving you an excellent impression of the organisation whilst highlighting your talents at the same time. Continue reading

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