ScotGrad Success Stories

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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.

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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.

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Video case study: EnviroCentre Ltd

EnviroCentre Ltd took on Gema Martinez Lara for a six month ScotGrad placement, which focused on recruitment for the organisation. Hear from Lesley Stewart, HR Manager at EnviroCentre, and Gema herself about the incredible impact this placement has had on the company and how Gema's input has helped the business grow.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Interview prep: Company research checklist

You’ve heard it from your careers advisors and you’ve read it on our advice blogs so you know - one of the first things you need to do before filling in your application form and heading to your interview is to research the organisation you’re applying for!

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by Alexis Evans, ScotGrad Placement Coordinator in the Highlands and Islands.

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