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Masters Degree: Pros and Cons

Masters Degree: Pros and Cons

It’s almost Christmas (yay!). If you’re anything like us (a carbon-based life-form) you’ll be taking stock as 2016 draws to a close. Perhaps you graduated this year, or you’re about to graduate next summer. Some of your friends might be scrambling...

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Soft Skills Training: Communication

Soft Skills Training: Communication

Giddy-up, recruits! Today we’re bringing you a crash course on communication as part of our Soft Skills Training series. If you’ve only just joined us, please check out our introduction to soft skills.

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Interview Cheat Sheet #1 - The Basics

Interview Cheat Sheet #1 - The Basics

Welcome to the first in our series of Interview Cheat Sheets!

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Quarter Life Crisis - One Year On

Quarter Life Crisis - One Year On

Last year I wrote a piece called “5 Tips to Beat a Quarter Life Crisis” for JobLab’s blog, and it has been one of our most popular articles. As we’re a website that helps grads get into work, most of our readers are millennials, like me. I think...

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Networking Tips for Graduates & First-timers

Networking Tips for Graduates & First-timers

Are you a graduate in need of networking tips? Then welcome to networking tips for graduates! Networking is a key soft skill, and like most soft skills it’s made up of lots of smaller, teeny-tiny soft skills. Oh, don’t know what “soft skills” are?...

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How to Get a Job: Building a Personal Brand

How to Get a Job: Building a Personal Brand

Forget that oft misquoted notion that just 7% of communication is language. When an employer’s checking out your JobLab profile, they’re paying close attention to what you’ve written. When you meet an employer for the first time, they’re paying...

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Graduate Employability Skills: The JobLab Report

Graduate Employability Skills: The JobLab Report

It’s been almost six months since we asked what the top graduate employability skills are, so we’re overdue a refresher course. For fear of writing a possibly-too-dry account of soft, hard and medium-rare skills, we’re going to turn employability...

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Soft Skills Training: Teamwork Bootcamp

Soft Skills Training: Teamwork Bootcamp

Listen up recruits, today we’re undertaking soft skills training on teamwork: how to demonstrate it at interview and what to do if you’ve never worked on this part of your repertoire. In case you missed it, check out soft skills explained.

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Soft Skills Bootcamp: Soft Skills Explained...

Soft Skills Bootcamp: Soft Skills Explained...

Welcome to the Soft Skills Bootcamp, brought to you by drill sgt. JobLab. Over the coming weeks we’re taking our new recruits through a program of online training, so when you face your next interview you’re ready. This week we’re looking at what...

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Affiliate Marketing... Could You Be The Next Big Thing?

Affiliate Marketing: the JobLab Low-down It’s December, the party season is upon us! Unless of course you’re in your final year of university, in which case NYE means proper adulthood is closing in along with that increasingly pressing career path...

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