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Interview with an Apprentice #NAW2017 article

Interview with an Apprentice #NAW2017

Discovery Graduates are all about Discovering Talent, not just for the great employers we work with, but for our own business as well. Since 2015, we have recruited two apprentices here in Birmingham and have had our third start just this week! In light of National Apprenticeship Week, we were keen to understand what our […]

How Can Graduates Stay Motivated When Working From Home article

How Can Graduates Stay Motivated When Working From Home?

The modern workplace has changed massively over the years, and as a result, the traditional 9-5 day has largely become a thing of the past. As employers adapt to appeal to a new generation of workers, more are beginning to offer graduates the chance to work remotely from home. Although missing out on the commute […]

Can You Improve Your Career Without Climbing The Ladder article

Can You Improve Your Career Without Climbing The Ladder?

Let’s face it, we all have a desire to improve ourselves, whether that’s an aspect of your social life or at work. This urge to better ourselves can often be quite a headache for businesses, who have to find a way to match the ambitions of their employees or risking seeing them moving on to […]

How To Ensure You Use Your Degree Creatively article

How To Ensure You Use Your Degree Creatively

You don’t need to have an Arts degree to use your own qualification to explore your creative side when it comes to choosing a career. Often the word ‘creative’ is tied in with artistic disciplines, but this doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of ways for graduates to get involved in innovative work and industries, […]

How Can Graduates Use LinkedIn to Boost Their Employment Chances article

How Can Graduates Use LinkedIn to Boost Their Employment Chances?

Social media has had a huge impact on the way businesses approach and hire new talent. Platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn have become an extension to a candidate’s job application and in many cases can offer a great insight into a potential employee’s interests, personality and determination to secure a position. Figures show that […]

How Can Graduates Boost Their CV Ahead of the Job Hunt article

How Can Graduates Boost Their CV Ahead of the Job Hunt?

Searching for a graduate job can be tough and a high-level of competition means it is harder than ever to stand out from the crowd. However, those that are able to show the right attitude and make an effort to improve themselves are much more likely to land that dream job. New research from Course […]

What Do Graduates Need to Appeal to SME Businesses article

What Do Graduates Need to Appeal to SME Businesses?

January can often be the best time to make progress in your job search as organisations look for ways in which they can meet new targets and grow. Hiring new employees can bring a fresh perspective and vital skills into the business which can drastically improve results. According to new research from Opus Energy, 15% […]

How Are Companies Changing Their Recruitment Processes article

How Are Companies Changing Their Recruitment Processes?

With competition for top graduate talent so fierce, the spotlight is increasingly falling on recruitment processes as firms look to ensure they give themselves the best possible opportunity to hire the right people. It is no longer deemed sufficient for an organisation to simply post a vacancy on a job board, as graduate job seekers […]

How Can Graduates Turn an Internship into a Full-Time Position (Part 2) article

How Can Graduates Turn an Internship into a Full-Time Position? (Part 2)

If you are hopeful of turning an internship into a full-time position than ultimately you need to think of the whole experience as an extended job interview – the perfect chance to prove you are ready and eager to take on whatever challenges you are faced with. Adopt a proactive approach A lot of the […]