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May 29, 2014
Stay motivated during your job search

5 ways to stay motivated while job searching

When the jobsearch is in full flow, you need full motivation to keep your eye on the end goal. Follow our top tips to ensure that you are motivated to keep pushing through and ultimately land your dream job.
May 19, 2014
How to research a company before an interview

How to research a company you’re interviewing for

Securing the interview is a great achievement and the next focus is to ensure that you have done your homework and learned all about the company in question. Here we share our tops tips on how to prepare yourself.
May 8, 2014

How to identify and expand your list of potential employers

The job search has begun but the decision on which companies to apply to can be tricky . So how do you identify and build your target list to encompass the best opportunities? Read here how to build your target company list.
January 29, 2014

A quick guide on how to apply for a graduate job at Enterprise

We have collected all our most useful advice together in one place and put it together in a handy guide to our assessment process.
August 20, 2013

Great feedback. How to get it, and what to do with it.

Most people find it daunting to ask why you were unsuitable for a position. But try to treat each application and interview as a valuable learning opportunity and aim to get feedback from the employer. Here are a few tips on how to get that feedback and make the most of an interview that didn't go your way.
July 4, 2013

How to kill an interview

Do you use 'fillers' or 'verbal crutches'? Unfortunately they are a great way to ruin your chances in an interview. So how do you prevent yourself from using them?
July 2, 2013

It’s a cover letter, not a love letter

Your cover letter is a key component of your application to a prospective employer, and it’s surprising that jobseekers don’t pay enough attention to it. Here we share our top tips for writing a cover letter that will stand out from the crowd and will get you noticed.
May 14, 2013
shredded paper

How to stop your application form going in the shredder

So, you’ve painstakingly developed your skills through a combination of academic studies, part time, full time or voluntary work and have transferred them into a beautifully presented CV. You’ve finally found your dream job. Only problem is, it asks you to complete an arduous and time consuming application form rather than submitting your already polished CV and covering letter. What are you going to do?
March 18, 2013
The perfect CV is a myth

Is the perfect CV a myth?

Our lives are becoming increasingly more digital and social media has a huge impact on our daily lives. One question recruiters have been asking themselves is, how important are CVs for digital savvy Generation Y graduates?
February 14, 2013
Enterprise Rent-A-Car - 13 steps to a graduate job

13 steps to getting your first graduate job

We have gathered a range of hints and tips in an effort to help equip you and to give you the best possible chance of finding your ideal job. With so many graduates and soon-to-be graduates on the scene it is more important than ever to be prepared for a battle in the job market in order win over potential future employers.
December 13, 2012
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How to be great at interviews – a guide

Going for interviews can be a daunting prospect, so to give yourself the best opportunity to be successful in your interview read my tips on what works for me and lots of other graduate recruiters.
December 12, 2012

Career Fair Success

You're at a job fair, and there are about 35 companies displaying their opportunities. This is definitely not how to behave.
December 7, 2012

First Impressions: your email address counts – what’s yours?

Professionalism is key when applying for a job or a placement - even when it comes to email addresses.