August 2017

Venatrix Talent Manager Alex O'Brien's tips for making sure you're in charge of your future After end-of-exam celebrations and the glory of graduation, hunting for your first graduate job can be a profoundly sobering experience. We’ve all been there- scrolling through hundreds of adverts for candidates with at least two years’ experience (how exactly are you supposed to get the experience?!); waiting to hear back from businesses whose rejection policy is to ghost unsuccessful applicants and hope they get the message,...

Think about what really matters In the age of Google HQ, it feels almost compulsory for companies to have trendy offices in Shoreditch complete with ping pong tables and fully stocked beer fridges. Get excited about these things- a great company culture will make your working week fun and rewarding, as well as bringing plenty of free food and drinks your way- but remember they’re just perks, and don’t let them overshadow more important considerations. Make these questions the basis of...