Everyone seems to be jetting across the world volunteering and backpacking straight after sixth form these days, and you might be tempted to follow suit.
There’s no worse feeling than watching money dwindle from your bank account on a gym membership you’re not using, or spotting sports clothes in your wardrobe with the label still attached.
You think the interview went perfectly – eye contact, steady voice, dashing smile – but somehow you didn’t get the job. You mentioned every relevant piece of work experience you’ve acquired, but your chances may have been dashed by not using the ‘STAR’ technique. What is ‘STAR’? It stands for Situation, Task, Approach.
Christmas break was all fun and games and eating your body weight in mince pies and pigs in blankets. But then exams and deadlines start to creep up on you until, by the Easter holidays, you just can’t ignore them anymore.
You get an email notification – one new message from your favourite employer, responding to your application.
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Drinking isn't an essential part of the uni experience. Still, for the majority of students, nights out are a huge stretch on their budget. Students spend as much as £200 on drink in Freshers’ Week alone.
It’s moving day and you can barely see out of the window of your parents’ car for boxes, bags and bedding. Then you move into your flat and realise that ten of you have brought the exact same tin opener, and that your room is full of things you’ve never used or worn since Year 8.
Heading into an interview, you probably know the answers to questions about your skills and experience by heart. So what would you do if a potential employer asked you how you feel when you break a promise, or whether you prefer finishing or starting tasks?
Freshers’ fair is just around the corner. For many, that means signing up to a sports team and spending so much time at the gym they might as well pay rent. But what is sports are your strong suit?