ScotGrad Success Stories

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

Marion Pollock QMU Careers Adviser

15/12/2017

Ask The Expert Queen Margaret University

We continue our series where we ask the careers experts to share their knowledge and expertise about successful graduate placements. This week we hear from Marion Pollock, careers adviser at Queen Margaret University.

Careers Advice
man sitting at a desk, reading and writing, preparing for a career fair

02/11/2017

Insider Tips: Stand Out at Careers Fairs

Follow these steps to ensure you maximise your time spent scouting out potential recruiters

Careers Advice
Picture of Rosie from University of Highlands and Islands

12/10/2017

Ask The Expert University of the Highlands and Islands

We continue our series where we ask the careers experts to share their knowledge and expertise about successful graduate placements. This week we hear from Rosie Alexander, careers manager at University of the Highlands and Islands.

Careers Advice
Photograph of Susan Bird, University of Edinburgh

25/07/2017

Ask the expert University of Edinburgh

We continue our series where we ask the careers experts to share their knowledge and expertise about successful graduate placements. This week we hear from Susan Bird, careers consultant at University of Edinburgh.

Careers Advice
Man reaching out for hand shake

22/05/2017

How to boost your job search face-to-face

In the last instalment of our three-part series on how to maximise your job hunt, we focus on the face-to-face search.

Careers Advice
Ask more questions

18/05/2017

Ask the Expert: Glasgow Caledonian University

This is the first in the series where we’re asking your careers experts for their best advice. You’ll recognise a few faces, as we tour the country and tap into their world of knowledge.

Careers Advice
Girl looking through telescope

04/05/2017

Using the internet to boost your job search

The second instalment of our three-part series on how to boost your job hunt focuses on the world-wide web and how it can maximise your chances of finding a role that’s right for you.

Careers Advice
Open laptop and notebook on table

24/04/2017

Perfecting your CV: The ScotGrad checklist

Employers can get hundreds of applications for roles they advertise, so it’s vital that your CV is strong from start to finish. To make sure you stand out from the crowd and you’re ticking all the boxes, we’ve created this handy CV checklist.

Careers Advice
Fish

12/04/2017

Workplace habits to avoid on your placement

For many graduates, a ScotGrad placement is their first taste of working in an office environment. There are certain unspoken dos and don’ts, so ScotGrad’s Cameron Scott reveals his top 10 habits to avoid.

Careers Advice