The goal of the Graduate Job Podcast is to help you achieve the graduate job of your dreams. Each week we speak to inspiring authors, coaches, graduate recruiters and entrepreneurs in the field of graduate recruitment, as they share their expert knowledge and advice. We cover all aspects of getting a graduate job, from internships and placements, to CV’s, online applications, interviews and assessment centres. Whether you are looking for a career in finance and banking, or wanting to work with a charity, the Graduate Job Podcast will help you every step of the way.
Getting an apprenticeship with Mars
For episode 113 I am joined by Vikki who is the Apprentice Manager at Mars who gives us an overview of apprenticeships at Mars and what you can expect through the application process. Then I speak with Holli who is currently an apprentice at Mars, and she shares insights into what it is actually like as an apprentice, the work she does and going through the application journey. You can find a full transcript and links to everything which we discuss at https://www.graduatejobpodcast.com/Marsapprentice
How to get a graduate job you love in 2021
For episode 112 I’m joined by John Lees and we explore whether it is still realistic to expect to find a job you love, and how as a graduate you can find the right job. We delve into how to understand your skills as a new graduate and how to make sure you aren’t overlooking your natural talents. We also discuss why you should listen to your gut and not your parents as you look for a graduate job. You can find a full transcript and links in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/love2.
How to get a graduate job with Computacenter
For episode 111 I speak with fast-growing UK tech company Computacenter. We explore the 3 graduate schemes that they offer across sales, project management and business management. We break down each of these schemes, looking at what each entails, the attributes and characteristics they look for and what you can expect at each stage of the application process. As always, you can find a full transcript and links to everything we discuss in the show notes, at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/computacenter.
How to get a graduate job with Think Ahead
For episode 110 I am joined by Think Ahead, the graduate scheme which offers a fast-track route into mental health social work. We explore what the scheme is and what you will be doing on a day to day basis. We go over hints for impressing in each stage of the process, from the initial application, through to the video interview and role play, and the secrets for impressing at the assessment centre. You can find a full transcript and links at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/thinkahead2.
How to get a graduate job with Highways England
For episode 109 I am joined by Highways England. In the show, we explore their 7 graduate schemes and what you need to do to impress. We discuss the streamlined application process and why you won't need a CV, but you will need to focus on their values. We delve into hints for passing each stage of the application process and what to expect in the assessment centre and how to stand out from the crowd. You can find a full transcript in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/highwaysengland.
How to master your emotions when looking for a graduate job, with Lauren Herring
For episode 108 we focus on the topic of emotions as you look for a graduate job. We explore fear, how to conquer it, and why you should think about the worst that could happen. We delve into the topic of frustration and how you can overcome it, and also the issue of confidence and why you need to unleash your inner rock star. We also explore why it is absolutely crucial to have self-compassion as you look for a graduate job. As usual, you can find a full transcript at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/emotion.
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Must listen for all graduates
Fantastic resource from an expert to guide any graduate through the process of finding that elusive first job. It would be foolish to search for a graduate job without listening to this podcast. Thanks John.
Dr Venkat Reddy
So glad I found this - really worth listening to!
Loads of great insights and useful information for job hunters. Already feeling more confident in my job search - thanks for posting.
Gives you an edge
Really informative with some great takeaways to give you the best chance of success.