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Graduate Job Podcast

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Graduate Job Podcast: Weekly podcast with inspiring authors, coaches, recruiters and entrepreneurs in the field of graduate recruitment.

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English


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#64: How to become a graduate entrepreneur with MJ DeMarco

9/10/2017
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In episode 64 of the Graduate Job Podcast I am joined by MJ DeMarco, self-made millionaire and best-selling author of the Millionaire Fastlane and his latest book Unscripted. It’s a cracking episode where we explore amongst other things why you shouldn’t do what you love, why getting a job and working for someone else is inherently risky, and why trading time for money is a bad trade off. We also explore the secrets to starting your own business, how simple mathematics holds the key to being...

Duration: 00:56:52


#63 - Why you should get a job search mentor, with Sarah Stimson

8/17/2017
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In episode 63 of the Graduate Job Podcast I explore why you, yes you dear listener should get a mentor to help you as you look for a graduate job. We explore what exactly a mentor is and what they do. We discuss why they are so useful in helping you look for a graduate job, top tips for how you can find a mentor, and what exactly to say to them when you ask so that they say yes. We also delve into brilliant advice on how to set the relationship up at the beginning so that you both get...

Duration: 00:32:25


#62: How to apply for a graduate job in a different country

7/31/2017
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In episode 62 of the Graduate Job Podcast I explore how to apply for a graduate job in a different country. In response to a reader question asking how to apply for a graduate job in the UK from Canada, I take you step by step through everything you need to know. We delve into different job search strategies, and whether it is better to start applying before you leave, or if you should just turn up and hit the job hunt when you get there. I take you through top tips with respect to UK visas,...

Duration: 00:30:50


#61: How to Get a Graduate Job with a 2.2 or 3rd Class Degree

6/10/2017
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In episode 61 of the Graduate Job Podcast I take you through my top 10 tips to help you get a graduate job if you have a 2.2 or 3rd class degree. Now you might be worrying that you won’t be able to get a graduate job, if you got a 2.2 or a third, but I’ll explain why you shouldn’t worry. I’ll take you through all my top tips and explain why you need to focus down on what you really want, why the job market isn’t as bleak as you might and why starting your career at a start-up or smaller...

Duration: 00:30:54


#60: Secrets of the graduate recruitment process with Sophie Milliken

5/7/2017
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In episode 60 of the Graduate Job Podcast I bring you someone who knows the graduate recruitment business inside out, Sophie Milliken from Smart Resourcing Solutions. Sophie is a former graduate recruiter for John Lewis, the upmarket department store here in the UK, who left their to set up Smart Resourcing Solutions where she now designs and runs graduate recruitment schemes for many of the big high street companies that many of you will be applying to. This insight means that Sophie is...

Duration: 00:54:23


#59: Knockout Graduate Job Interviews with John Lees

4/30/2017
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In episode 59 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am re-joined on the show by John Lees, bestselling author, career coach and all-round career expert as we delve into his new book Knockout Interviews, and explore how you can succeed in your graduate job interview. In this half hour we explore everything you need to know to succeed in a graduate job interview. We cover why you need to think about your goals of a job interview, and why focussing on the 4 key pieces of information that you want to...

Duration: 00:53:35


#58: How to get a Job as a Prison Officer with Unlocked Grads

3/7/2017
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In episode 58 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by Maria Donovan, the recruitment director for Unlocked Grads, the innovative and brand new graduate scheme aimed at attracting top graduate talent into the Prison Service. In this half hour we explore their new graduate leadership development programme discussing what exactly the scheme entails, its intensive training, and what you will be doing over your initial 2 years. We smash some of the stereotypes associated with the Prison...

Duration: 00:39:18


#57: Beautiful Money and your Search for a Job, with Leanne Jacobs

2/20/2017
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In episode 57 of the Graduate Job Podcast I am joined by Leanne Jacobs, holistic wealth expert and author of the excellent new book Beautiful Money. Leanne and I delve into her new book and explore exactly what the Beautiful Money concept is and why it is important in helping you find a graduate job. We discuss the epidemic of settling for a job that is ‘fine’, how you can avoid this trap, and tools to help you do so. We explore the secrets to using affirmations, and a vision board, and...

Duration: 00:38:08


#56: How to get into the Royal Marines, with Craig Williams

2/8/2017
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In episode 56 of the Graduate Job Podcast I am joined by former Royal Marine Craig Williams, as we discuss what you need to do get into the Royal Marines. Craig shares nuggets of wisdom gained on the ground from his 15 years with one of the UKs elite fighting units as we discuss how you too can earn a green beret and get into the Royal Marines. We cover top tips including the number 1 characteristic that will help you succeed as a Royal Marine, the different entry routes and why even if...

Duration: 00:50:16


#55: How to get work experience, a work placement or an internship, with Steve Rook

1/21/2017
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In episode 55 of the Graduate Job Podcast I am re-joined by one of my most popular guests, Steve Rook, as we discuss his new book Work Experience, Placements and Internships. In this episode Steve shares his brilliant insights and tips into how to go about getting that ever so important work experience. We discuss the difference between work experience, internships and placements, why you really need to try and get them, and the real reason why they will set you apart in your jobsearch. We...

Duration: 00:38:40


#54: How to get a job as a management consultant with Jeff Kavanaugh

1/9/2017
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In episode 54 of the Graduate Job Podcast I am joined by Jeff Kavanaugh, VP and Managing Partner at global consulting giant, Infosys, as he shares his insights and tips into how to start your career as a management consultant. As head of campus recruitment for Infosys, Jeff is able to share brilliant advice on all aspects of the management consulting recruitment process. We cover the skills needed to excel in consulting, how to make the most of a management consultancy recruitment event,...

Duration: 00:54:42


#53: Graduate Job Podcast - Greatest Hits Part 2

12/29/2016
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Episode 53 of the Graduate Job Podcast is part 2 of a 2 part retrospective where I include some of my favourite short clips from my previous 50 episodes. Every episode is of course brilliant and chock-a-block full of great insights to help you get your dream graduate job, but in these 2 specials I wanted to pick out some short clips which I enjoy that you might not have come across before. We explore how fear could be holding you back from getting your dream job, we cover superb advice on...

Duration: 00:46:05


52: Graduate Job Podcast - Greatest Hits Part 1

11/15/2016
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Episode 52 of the Graduate Job Podcast, is part of 1 of a 2 part retrospective where I include some of my favourite short clips from my previous 50 episodes. Every episode is of course a winner and packed full of great insights to help you get your dream job, but in these 2 specials, I wanted to pick out some short clips which I enjoy that you might not have come across before. We explore the importance of values with Jane Sunley and David Shindler, the criticality of having a ‘Why’ with...

Duration: 00:44:27


#51: Finding Your Path with Amba Brown

10/18/2016
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In episode 51 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by Amba Brown, author of the excellent ‘Finding Your Path, A Guide to Life and Happiness After School’. In this interview we explore her book and the different pathways you can explore after university. We touch upon exploring the world, starting your career, continuing your career to finding your own way. We delve into why you should set your goals once you finish university, the importance of setting off to travel, and why you should...

Duration: 00:44:30


#50: How to get a training contract with Allen & Overy

10/7/2016
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In episode 50 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by Hannah Salton, Graduate Recruitment Manager at international law firm Allen and Overy. In this half hour we explore the different options available to graduates at Allen & Overy, from their sought after training contracts, to their vacation schemes and open days. We delve into the application process for the training contracts, the different methods of entry, what they look for from candidates and how to ensure you stand out...

Duration: 00:35:15


#49: How to get a graduate job with Police Now

8/28/2016
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In episode 49 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by Dave Spencer, C.E.O. and co-founder of Police Now, the innovative new graduate scheme aimed at attracting top graduate talent into the police force. In this half hour we explore their new graduate leadership development programme discussing what exactly the scheme entails, its intensive training, and what you will be doing over your initial 2 years. We delve into the application process in detail, from the initial online application...

Duration: 00:27:09


#48 – How to get a graduate job at Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8/14/2016
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In episode 48 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by Ashley Hever, Director of Talent Acquisition at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, as we discuss their award winning graduate scheme. In this half hour we explore their graduate management trainee scheme, examining what exactly it is, how you apply, and how you can stand out from the crowd when you apply. We discuss the application process in detail, their brilliant internship schemes and also cover why Enterprise Rent-A-Car could be the ideal...

Duration: 00:40:25


#47 – How to negotiate your salary, with Josh Doody

7/26/2016
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In episode 47 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by salary negotiation coach and bestselling author of the excellent Fearless Salary Negotiation, Josh Doody, as we discuss how to successfully negotiate your salary. In this half hour Josh shares some brilliant insights into how to increase your pay, whether you’re going for your first graduate job, or simply looking for a raise at your existing work place. We delve into why people can be scared to try to negotiate their salary, and...

Duration: 00:44:38


#46 - How a fashion blog led to a dream job in social media, with Tamara McCleary

7/17/2016
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In episode 46 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by award winning fashion blogger and social media manager Tamara McCleary, who shares her inspirational story of how she landed her dream job with the help of her fashion blog. In this half hour Tamara details the background to her fashion blog Bonafide Supernova, how it has grown, top tips for starting your own blog, and how it led to her current job as a social media manager. It’s an inspiring story, and no matter where you are on...

Duration: 00:29:44


#45 - How to Land Any Job You Want, with Raghav Haran

7/3/2016
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In episode 45 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined by innovative blogger Raghav Haran, as we discuss how to land any job you want, even if you’re not qualified. In this half hour Raghav shatters some of the conventional myths about what you need to do to get a job as we explore what companies really want from their candidates, the more effective option for getting than a job than sending hundreds of speculative CVs, and how creating a pre-interview project can be the secret to getting...

Duration: 00:35:13

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