Graduate Job Podcast

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Sinopsis

The goal of the Graduate Job Podcast is to help you achieve the job of your dreams. Each week we speak to inspiring authors, coaches, recruiters and entrepreneurs in the field of graduate recruitment, as they share their expert knowledge and advice. We cover all aspects of getting a graduate job, from internships and placements, to CVs, online applications, interviews and assessment centres. Whether you are looking for a career in finance and banking, or wanting to work with a charity, the Graduate Job Podcast will help you every step of the way.

Episodios

  • #89: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your graduate job search

    #89: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your graduate job search

    29/03/2020 Duración: 08min

    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 tra

  • #88: Mastering graduate job online tests, with Job Test Prep

    #88: Mastering graduate job online tests, with Job Test Prep

    08/03/2020 Duración: 48min

    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 % y

  • #87: How to get ahead in your new graduate job, with John Lees

    #87: How to get ahead in your new graduate job, with John Lees

    26/02/2020 Duración: 34min

    Hello and welcome to the 87th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast where I am joined back on the show by best-selling author John Lees, who joins us to talk about everything you need to do get ahead when you do get a graduate job. We delve into John’s new book and explore what you should, and more importantly should not do, in your first 100 days of your new graduate job. We explore exactly why the first 100 days of your new graduate job are so crucial, and why how you perform here could impact your career going forward. We cover the induction period, and why you should accept the fact that it’s probably not going to be as comprehensive as you were promised. We examine the key mistakes that new graduates make when they join a firm, and what you need to do to avoid them. We probe the topic of communication, and why listening and effectively communicating with senior people will set you on the path to career success. We also cover the difference between active and passive behaviours, and why embracing active beh

  • #86: How to get a graduate job with IPS Grow as an Employment Specialist

    #86: How to get a graduate job with IPS Grow as an Employment Specialist

    21/01/2020 Duración: 30min

    Hello and welcome to the 86th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast where I am joined on the show by IPS Grow. IPS stands for Individual Placement and Support, and it is a NHS backed graduate scheme which is rapidly expanding and looking for graduates to join as Employment Specialists who will help to place people with mental illness in work. It’s a great graduate scheme encompassing a mix of social work, psychology, recruitment, where you will be making a real difference to people’s lives. In the episode we delve into what exactly IPS Grow is and what you will be doing on a day to day basis as an IPS Employment Specialist. We cover the application process in detail, how and when to apply, and what to expect at each stage of the process. We also explore top tips which will allow you to stand out from the crowd through the recruitment process. No matter where you are in your jobsearch, if you’ve never heard of IPS Grow, or are in the middle of the application process to them, this is an episode which you aren’t

  • #85: 3 lessons you can learn from my coaching calls with clients as they apply for graduate jobs

    #85: 3 lessons you can learn from my coaching calls with clients as they apply for graduate jobs

    28/10/2019 Duración: 09min

    Hello and welcome to the 85th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast where I share with you 3 lessons you can learn from my coaching calls with clients as they apply for graduate jobs. As a career coach I work with clients who are applying for graduate jobs and internships, and in this episode I pick out and share 3 key lessons from these coaching sessions. We explore why you need to be thinking very carefully about what your unique selling points are as you apply for graduate jobs, why you need patience before you rush off and start applying for jobs, and finally why underestimating the psychometric tests could prove your undoing. Don’t worry if you have started applying already, as this is still an episode which you aren’t going to want to miss. Now the only link you need to remember from today is https://www.graduatejobpodcast.com/85, as that has all of the links to everything I discuss and a full transcript which you can download, so make sure you head on over there. And don’t forget to check out today’s spo

  • #84: The 4 things you need to be doing before you start applying for a graduate scheme

    #84: The 4 things you need to be doing before you start applying for a graduate scheme

    19/10/2019 Duración: 10min

    Hello and welcome to the 84th of the episode of the Graduate Job Podcast where I run through the 4 things you need to be doing before you start applying for a graduate scheme. I take you through my top tips to ensure that you get your graduate job applications off to a smooth start, and don’t fall for the common mistakes that applicants tend to make. Don’t worry if you have started applying already, as this is still an episode which you aren’t going to want to miss. Now the only link you need to remember from today is https://www.graduatejobpodcast.com/planning, as that has all of the links to everything I discuss and a full transcript which you can download, so make sure you head on over there. And don’t forget to check out today’s sponsor who are our friends over at CareerGym.com. Career Gym is the number one place for you to undertake all of your psychometric tests which you will face when you apply for a graduate job. No matter what graduate job you apply for you’re going to have to face some type of verb

  • #83: A Smarter Graduate Job Search, with John Lees

    #83: A Smarter Graduate Job Search, with John Lees

    17/02/2019 Duración: 42min

    Hello and welcome to the 83rd of the episode of the Graduate Job Podcast where I am re-joined on the show by career expert John Lees as we discuss having a smarter search for a graduate job. John shares some absolute job search advice gold in this episode as we cover hints and tips for how you can be smarter and more efficient in how you go about getting a graduate job. We explore the idea of your ‘confidence window’ when you apply for jobs, what it is and why it is crucially important. We delve into rookie mistakes that most graduates make when they apply for a graduate job, and how you can avoid them to set yourself apart from the crowd. We touch upon dealing with rejection when you apply for a graduate job, and how to interpret the responses (or lack of responses) that you might get from an employer. No matter where you are in your jobsearch, if you’ve started applying, or still thinking about which jobs to apply to, this is an episode which you aren’t going to want to miss. Now the only link you need to r

  • #82: The Pros and Cons of a Graduate Scheme

    #82: The Pros and Cons of a Graduate Scheme

    10/02/2019 Duración: 20min

    Hello and welcome to the 82nd episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, the UK's number 1 careers podcast. I have a very special guest today who will entertain you with their silky and dulcet tones…..Ok, maybe I don’t, as today you just have the pleasure of yours truly to take you through the pros and cons of getting a job on a graduate scheme. You know how it is, there is lots of money spent marketing the big graduate schemes, they come and travel round to your universities on the Milkround, they have the glossy adverts in the careers magazines and the Times Top 100 Graduate employers list, but are they worth all of the effort and energy it takes to get them?  I explore in detail the reasons why you should apply for a graduate scheme and also some reasons why they might not be the best place for you to begin your career. We delve into the advantages offered by companies on their graduate schemes and also the disadvantages you will face on them. At the end of the day it’s always going to be a personal choice as to

  • #81: How to find a graduate job that fits, with Scott Barlow

    #81: How to find a graduate job that fits, with Scott Barlow

    03/02/2019 Duración: 50min

    Hello and welcome to the 81st episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, and I’ve got a special guest for you today, career expert and fellow podcast host, Scott Barlow. In this episode we delve into the topic of finding a graduate job that is going to fit you like a glove. We explore what will make you happy at work, and equally importantly what is going to make you unhappy and a few brilliant experiments, such as the ‘social Goldilocks’ experiment, so that you can to discover this before you start working there. We explore Scott’s story of how suffering from anxiety attacks at work at the age of just 23 led him to craft a career that he truly enjoys, and he gives you brilliant tips to allow you to do the same. Scott shares some insightful questions that you need to be asking yourself so you can discover that sweet spot between what you enjoy doing and what you are good at, which is going to help ensure you are happy at work. No matter where you are in your jobsearch, still applying, or maybe in a job which isn’t

  • #80: How to get a summer internship with Change 100

    #80: How to get a summer internship with Change 100

    04/01/2019 Duración: 40min

    A warm welcome to the 80th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, and the first of 2019. And to kick off the new year do I have a cracker for you today. I have Elly Turnbull joining me on the show to discuss the brilliant summer internship opportunities which are available through the Change 100 scheme which is run by the Leonard Cheshire Trust, one of the UK's biggest disability charities. The scheme is targeted at giving talented disabled graduates the opportunities to kick-start their careers at some of the UK's biggest companies. Now not all listeners are going to be eligible for the scheme, but don’t stop listening, as you might be surprised at the wide range of disabilities and long-term health conditions that they are looking for, and as we discuss on the show, disability is such a personal thing and often people aren’t confident about disclosing them, so stay tuned. In the episode, we discuss all aspects of the Change 100 scheme, from what it is, the eligibility criteria, how many people they are taking

  • #79: Trying 25 jobs by age 25, with Emma Rosen

    #79: Trying 25 jobs by age 25, with Emma Rosen

    22/12/2018 Duración: 53min

    Hello and welcome to the 79th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, and I’ve got a cracker for you today. Ever thought about a few different jobs and wondered what it would be like to try them out? Well my guest today did just that and then some. I’m joined by Emma Rosen, author of the new book ‘The Radical Sabbatical’, where she describes how she quit her dream job with the civil service fast stream to embark on an adventure to try 25 different jobs by the age 25. It’s an inspiring episode on many levels. In it Emma shares the emotions of getting the job of her dreams on the civil service fast stream and the inner turmoil she went through as she quit not long after, when she realised it wasn’t for her. She explores the background to embarking on 25 different jobs by the age of the 25 and how she went about getting those all important work placements. She shares brilliant insights into the mind-set, skills and approach needed to get work experience with any company, and why you shouldn’t be put off by thinking

  • #78: How to Get a Graduate Job with Mars

    #78: How to Get a Graduate Job with Mars

    20/11/2018 Duración: 58min

    Hello and welcome to the 78th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, and boy do we have a goodie for you today as have part 2 of my 2 part special delving into the exciting graduate opportunities available with global confectionery and food giant Mars. Last week in part 1 we were joined by Fabio Alings who shared his experiences on the Mars Leadership Experience graduate scheme, and his 10-year journey from fresh-faced graduate to Global Director for one of their biggest brands. After whetting your appetite last week, this week we explore exactly what you need to do to get a graduate job with Mars, as I am joined on the show by Andrew Sharp, European Head of Early Talent at Mars. In our detailed interview, we dive into all aspects of the application process for the Mars graduate schemes and exactly what you need to do to bag that graduate job. We go step by step through the application process, from the grades you need to apply to how to stand out in the online application. We cover the different stages from th

  • #77: What to expect on the Mars Leadership Experience graduate scheme

    #77: What to expect on the Mars Leadership Experience graduate scheme

    04/11/2018 Duración: 35min

    Hello and welcome to the 77th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, and boy do we have a cracker for you today. Now I’ve covered lots of episodes looking at how to get a graduate job, but today’s episode is slightly different, firstly in that it is part 1 of a 2 part series focussing on the exciting graduate opportunities available with global confectionary and food giant Mars. It’s also different in that in this first episode we aren’t focussing on how to get a graduate job with Mars, but instead are looking at what you can expect as a graduate on the Mars Leadership Experience graduate scheme. I’m joined by Fabio Ailings, who started as a graduate on the Mars Leadership Experience programme, and he shares his experiences and journey in progressing from a fresh-faced graduate through to his current role as Global Director for one of their biggest pet care brands. Fabio shares his experiences of 10 years at Mars, from going through the application process for the graduate scheme, to the steep learning curve he

  • #76: How to deal with anxiety and stress as you apply for a graduate job

    #76: How to deal with anxiety and stress as you apply for a graduate job

    15/10/2018 Duración: 50min

    Hello and welcome to the 76th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast. I’m back from my honeymoon with a cracker of an episode on an important topic which is often overlooked, but one that impacts everyone in different ways who applies for a graduate job. This week we explore dealing with anxiety and stress as you look for your dream job, as I speak with anxiety expert Nick Elston. We delve into, how to deal with anxiety and stress as you apply for a graduate job. How to recognise the trigger points of anxiety and stress, and top techniques and hints for dealing with it. We discuss your internal monologue and why you need to listen to how you talk to yourself when you apply for a graduate job, the dangers and advantages of social media, and importance of breathing correctly, visualisation, and other top brain hacks to help you with your graduate job applications. No matter where you are on your graduate job search, this is an episode you won’t want to miss. As always, a full transcript of today’s show and all the

  • #75: How to get a Solicitors Training Contract, with Sarah Cave

    #75: How to get a Solicitors Training Contract, with Sarah Cave

    13/08/2018 Duración: 01h58s

    Hello and welcome to the 75th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast. The heatwave is continuing here in London and the summer is proving a cracker! This warm weather does make it difficult to knuckle down and do some work, so I hope your job preparation hasn’t been too badly impacted. Don’t worry if it has been, tomorrow is another day, and you can crack on from there. So enough of the waffle, lets’ crack straight into today’s episode, which is a certifiable cracker. Today I’m joined by qualified solicitor and the author of the excellent new book, "The Complete Guide to Getting a Solicitor's Training Contract", the multi-talented Sarah Cave. Now, if you’re not interested in a career in law don’t turn this off, as the episode is packed to the rafters full of amazing tips, hints and all round great advice that will apply no matter what sector or jobs you’re applying for. Getting a training contract as we discuss in the show is super competitive with tens of thousands of candidates vying for thousands of spaces an

  • #74: How to find an Inspiring Graduate Job with Scott Mautz

    #74: How to find an Inspiring Graduate Job with Scott Mautz

    09/07/2018 Duración: 44min

    Hello and welcome to the 74th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast.  I’ve gone trans-Atlantic again today to bring you a very special guest; best-selling author Scott Mautz joins me on the show for a thought provoking episode where we explore how to find an inspiring graduate job. Scott is the author of the new book ‘Find The Fire’, and we explore this in detail as we delve into what will fire you up and get you excited in your first graduate job, and conversely, what are the things which are going to pour cold water on that passion and have you looking to move on to a different job. We explore the topic of finding happiness at work, looking at how to find what will inspire you, even if you haven’t worked before. Conversely we also delve into 9 anti-muses to finding passion and inspiration at work, how you can recognise them, and what you can do to avoid them. We touch upon whether it’s realistic to expect to be inspired all of the time in your graduate job, and what to do if your current job doesn’t excite yo

  • #73: 1000 Years of Career Advice, with Paul Murphy

    #73: 1000 Years of Career Advice, with Paul Murphy

    31/05/2018 Duración: 43min

    Hello and welcome to the 73rd episode of the Graduate Job Podcast. In this episode I speak with Paul Murphy, author of the brilliant new book 1000 Years of Career Advice, which details the careers journeys and advice of 100 graduates 10 years after graduation. In this episode we delve into the book in detail exploring some of the cumulative wisdom from the collective 1000 years of career advice. We explore some of the different career journeys that people have taken in those 10 years since leaving university, and look at the advice they give students who are just about to graduate. We cover the pros and cons of graduate schemes, why you shouldn’t stay in your first graduate job too long, and why travel and working abroad should definitely be on your agenda as a recent graduate. We touch upon the power of work experience, and why you really shouldn’t worry as you start out on your career. No matter where you are your jobsearch, just about to graduate or already searching for your first graduate job, this episo

  • #72: How to get a graduate job in coding, with Jason Swett

    #72: How to get a graduate job in coding, with Jason Swett

    09/05/2018 Duración: 49min

    Hello and welcome to the 72nd episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, the UKs most popular careers and jobs podcast. The sun has been shining here in London, but it’s been no excuse for me not bringing you the brightest and the best job search advice. This week’s episode is an international one, as it came about from an email from Piers a listener in South Africa who wanted to know how could he change focus after a law degree and get a job as a coder, with no previous coding experience. My guest bringing his expert wisdom on the matter is Jason Swett from over in Michigan, USA, who is a developer, trainer, and the author of ‘Angular for Rails Developers’. In this episode we delve into Piers question about getting your first job as a coder with no experience, exploring questions such as how do you get started, what programming language should you start learning, and what resources should you be looking at. We also explore how long it will take you before you are ready to start applying for a coding job, how to st

  • #71: Career Coach: How to plan your career with Corinne Mills

    #71: Career Coach: How to plan your career with Corinne Mills

    24/04/2018 Duración: 47min

    A warm welcome to the 71st episode of the Graduate Job Podcast, the UKs most popular careers and jobs podcast. The sun might be shining in London, but it’s no excuse not to be thinking about getting a graduate job. And this week as always we have an amazing guest who can help you find that job of your dreams. Coming on the show for the second time, a true careers expert who you will have seen on the news, in the papers, on the book shelves, and back on the show, yes Corinne Mills author of many brilliant careers books, including her new book ‘Career Coach: How to plan your career and land your perfect job’. In this episode we delve into Corinne’s new book, exploring some of my favourite chapters which I know will help you as search for a graduate job. Amongst other things we cover top career blockers that might be holding you back and how to overcome them, such as concerns about not having the right skills or qualifications, not having the confidence, or worries about standing out. We discuss about making tou

  • #70: The Graduate Career Handbook, with Tristram Hooley and Korin Grant

    #70: The Graduate Career Handbook, with Tristram Hooley and Korin Grant

    09/04/2018 Duración: 51min

    A big hello and welcome to the 70th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast. This week I speak with Tristram Hooley and Korin Grant, authors of the excellent new book "You're Hired! Graduate Career Handbook: Maximise Your Employability and Get a Graduate Job".  In this episode we delve into the book, exploring some of my favourite chapters which I know will help you as you search for a graduate job. Amongst other things we cover why personality tests are so important as you look for a graduate job, the power of utilising your university careers service, and how it could be your secret weapon in finding a job. We touch upon what to do when you don’t know what to do in your jobsearch, why you probably aren’t researching companies properly when you apply for work, and how you need to be doing it. Korin and Tristam also share why personality tests are so important as you look for a graduate job and why you need to be utilising your ‘weak ties’ when you are networking for your graduate job. No matter where you are on

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