What is a psychometric test and why does it matter to students? Psychometric tests are standardised tests which can be taken, often online, to identify various skills, abilities and personality types. Many graduate employers use psychometric testing as a routine part of their recruitment process, particularly for graduate schemes. They can be used in the … Continue reading Psychometric tests – what are they and why does it matter?
What is a HEAR? As many of you know, we provide electronic access to the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) for hundreds of thousands of students across the UK. The HEAR offers a detailed description of your achievements whilst in Higher Education. Because it is a lot more detailed than a traditional degree transcript, it … Continue reading How to share your HEAR (to help you get jobs!)
With more people attending university than ever before, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd when it comes to looking for a graduate job. You've worked really hard to get here, and now you're slogging your way through a degree, so it's got to be worth all that effort - surely?! One … Continue reading 6 websites to boost your skills from home – for free! 💻
About Complete Resourcing Complete Resourcing is a consultancy that helps build, grow and develop start-ups and high tech business. We work with some of the most dynamic companies in the UK, helping them understand how to successfully grow a business, and finding key people who will take them to the next stage of development. We … Continue reading Leading consultancy firm search for graduate talent
We recently talked about how you can boost your employability while still at university - one way you can do this is by developing and honing your soft skills. What are soft skills? Whereas ‘hard skills’ is used to describe demonstrable job-specific skills - such as the ability to code in PHP - ‘soft skills’ … Continue reading How important are soft skills for employability?
About RDM Founded in 1988, RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services was set up to provide custom-made engineering solutions for the ever growing UK market. Since its launch twenty-seven years ago, the company has grown to become one of the most prominent in the industry; gaining an exceptional standing for working closely with our clients and … Continue reading Fantastic opportunity for an Engineering student or graduate with RDM!
University certainly affects your employability, but maybe not in the way you might think. Whilst the teaching is clearly important - even those lectures at 9am on a Monday morning! - other aspects of uni can be vital in finding you a job after you graduate. A recent survey found that 36% of the UK's … Continue reading Kick-starting your employability while at uni 🎓