Out of all the CV worries I hear, one is the most common: lacking relevant experience. However, once these conversations develop, it becomes clear what the real issue is. It’s not lacking experience, it’s lacking the knowledge of how to frame that experience. From part-time work to sports teams, voluntary work to attending insight days, there is great potential to showcase what you’ve done and what makes … Continue reading 5 Essential Steps to Make Any CV Experience Excellent!
In your first year of studies and want to begin getting some experience in consultancy or finance? One of the easiest ways to do this is through a Spring Week programme. What is a Spring Week? An internship/multiple-day insight during the Easter period. These tend to be between 2 days to a week long, and are often a first look into an industry. These placements … Continue reading The Beginner’s Guide to Spring Weeks
“How did you even hear about that? I didn’t even know applications were open!” It often feels like even though there are lots of opportunities out there, they’re impossible to hear about until it’s too late. Many great chances pass applicants by as they just didn’t know they existed. This definitely used to be the case for me, until I changed how I was looking … Continue reading 6 Simple Search Strategies to Find Your Perfect Opportunity
When I started my university-level internship applications, little did I know I’d soon be learning another language alongside Spanish! Internships and applications have their own terminology to refer to a variety of steps in the process – some of which are pretty obvious, others completely unfamiliar. It’s useful to know the basics when you’re new to the game, so you can figure out what you … Continue reading 10 Top Terms to Decode Your Internship Application
“Izy, don’t you already have enough to do?” My flatmates look sceptical when I mention I want to start blogging again. Somehow, I suspect my stacks of due university reading may have something to do with this. Yet, here we are. Against better judgement and in rival to the limits of my calendar, I have decided to follow a thought developed under the flickering … Continue reading Welcome: Making Women in Business, My Business