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Hello, good afternoon and welcome to the TARGETjobs news roundup. If
you’re looking for a graduate job, this is the place to do your research. Unfortunately
TJ HQ has suffered because of the recent flooding, but like the troopers we are
we’ve simply relocated and are maintaining normal service. On with the news I
Those who are still in uni should be very interested in this week’s
Undergraduate of the Year news. There have been some pretty spectacular stories
that came from last year’s award, and plenty of winners who didn’t think they
had a chance. Don’t forget that there is still time to apply to be the undergraduate of the year 2013. The closing date for entries is January 31.
If you want what they’ve got, thenlearn a few of their tricks. Some
of them only got involved at the last minute and still walked away with the
trophy. What have you got to lose?
Merali for example. He won the Accountancy & Economics Undergraduate of the
Year award. But even if he hadn’t, he would still havegained from the experience. Many of the
nominees said that the awards gave them good experience of applying for
graduate schemes, and that’s really valuable.
Of course while you’re investigating the awards you can also cast an eye
over developments in the world of work:
The Leveson Report was published this week, and while
we’re still sorting through the debris, one thing’s for sure,the landscape for journalists has changed. Graduate journalists will need a whole new set of skills, can you
afford to miss out?
want to apply for a graduate job with property employer Lambert Smith Hampton (and
the deadline is today) thenyou’d better know what you’re doing. We’ve
got some useful last minute pointers which could set you straight.
consultancy EC Harris is on a rise. The company isrecruiting 50 graduates into its quantity
surveying (aka cost consultancy) programmes. Do you want to take advantage of
their good fortune?
And then of course there’s the general news:
First up there’s the news that the majority of finalists
are now signed up to TARGETjobs. Around 65%
of final year students, and nearly 50% of all students now receive emails from
us. So we’re giving ourselves a well-deserved pat on the back.
Don’t forget thatit's deadlines season right now too. This is particularly true if you’re looking for
jobs in IT
and technology, or retail. Don’t forget that there are more than just the
obvious jobs on offer as well. Every business needs support staff. Check out our latest
get graduate careers news as it happens, check out thenews feed. Alternatively, check out the round-up this time
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