Accepting a job that you’re ‘overqualified’ for?

It’s common to have to take a job straight out of university that you probably feel a bit overqualified for. Usually, it’s a necessity to accept any job that is willing to take you on. Here’s why taking an entry-level job that might not even require a degree is a good idea: Build up experience…

Graduate workplace etiquette

Starting your first office job after uni can be daunting. Here are some basic tips to get you through your first few months in the full time workplace: Be on time and be there It is important that you remember that working in a full time job is different to university. At university it didn’t…

What about what everyone expects me to do…?

It’s hard trying to do what you really want to do without feeling like you’re letting people down and not doing what is expected of you. A ┬álot of the time I find that people are expected to go to university, get a nice office job, work, get married, retire. That’s it. There’s nothing wrong…

The art of job hopping

Job hopping is often described as a millennial habit. Gone are the days of staying at the same company from graduation to retirement. It is normal to ‘job hop’ and experience lots of different roles in lots of different environments throughout your life. Here’s why I think job hopping is so great and is definitely…

Resilience when you just keep getting rejected

Resilience is one of those buzz words that I didn’t really understand for a while. I always saw it on graduate recruitment sites and applications. I sometimes wrote a half-hearted answer in an application about something that didn’t truly reflect what resilience now means to me in day to day life. Resilience is so important…