ScotGrad News Hub

Welcome to the ScotGrad News Hub, where you will find all the latest updates from the ScotGrad team.

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A guide to interview tasks

Interview tasks... what are they? At ScotGrad, our employers don’t make you jump through what can feel like unnecessary hoops in the graduate recruitment process. We won’t ask you to attend an assessment centre or complete a psychometric test before you’re shortlisted, but for some roles it’s important that you have the opportunity to demonstrate your practical ability to do the job at interview.

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Employer Research Checklist

You’ve done the hard part, your application has piqued the interest of an employer, or perhaps you put your best foot forward at a recent careers fair, and now you have an interview. Congratulations!

Take a look at our company research checklist to make sure you’ve done all you can to prepare…

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Social Media Savvy

Make best use of social media in your job search! Get social media savvy.

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Top Tips to Transition from Student to Employee

Follow these steps to hit the ground running as you make the transition from student to employee.

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Struggling to put your experience and skills into words for your CV and application? Our new blog covers some of the basics to get you started.

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Decoding Job Descriptions

Feeling frustrated trying to understand job descriptions? Use our handy jargon buster to help you out.

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You Are Not Your Degree

ScotGrad vacancies often include recommended degrees for each role, but what ScotGrad employers are really looking for is a certain set of skills and qualities a suitable candidate should have. With that in mind, there are plenty of opportunities that could be perfect for you but that you may have already dismissed.

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ScotGrad Frequently Asked Questions

Every year we attend events, deliver presentations, go along to networking opportunities and meet thousands of students and graduates. To help you to understand what we offer, we’ve put together this top 10 to answer the most frequently asked questions.

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Networking 101 - Careers Fair Season

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”... ScotGrad's Shelley Morgan offers some useful tips about networking.

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