#PlacementYear: Month Ten

The double digit months are finally here! Where have the past nine months gone? (Let’s pretend that it’s the fourth of May and not the fourth of June as this is…

#PlacementProfile: Alice Jeavons | Marketing Assistant

Hello. Welcome to my newest blog series, documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week (hopefully) I will have a profile of a current…

#PlacementYear: Month Seven

HOW has it been seven months?! H O W ? On a side note, wasn’t January just the longest month ever? I mean, we’re almost at the end February and those 20…

2017: Looking Back at the Best Year of My Life

People always say how quickly the years pass by, ‘Where did that year go?!’ and ‘How is it almost 2018?!’ but when I look back at 2017, it seems to have…

#PlacementYear: Month Five

Month five. Month FIVE. How am I almost halfway through this placement year?! On the bright side, they haven’t started looking for my replacement yet, so maybe this means I can stay???? Ugh,…

#PlacementSeries: How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Pay close attention to this one. In my opinion, this is the part that secures you the interview. Your CV helps, but it’s your cover letter that really lets the employer…

#PlacementSeries: How to Make Your CV Stand Out

The dreaded CV. A mundane task for the best of us. How do we convey how amazing we are by not coming across as cocky? Impossible. How do we condense everything…

#PlacementSeries: When and Where to Start Looking

This started out as one blog post about securing a year-long placement, however I realised once I had started on my second point that I was 2,000 words deep. And hence,…

#PlacementYear: Month Three

Month three. What an amazing 30 days its been. Only 21 of those being working days. I attended the GQ Men of the Year Awards, – can we just take a…

#PlacementYear: Month Two

Studies say that we spend more time at work than we do with our own families. So it’s only right that we find a job that we love, isn’t it? For…