Articles for the category: First job
This is probably the question that applicants fear the most during an interview. However, after the reading of this article you will no longer need to be anxious before an interview because we will explain why interviewers ask this question and who to answer it.
Some rules about what should and what shouldn’t be on a CV are quite clear and irrefutable. However, some of them do not have a unique good answer. Keep in mind that every rule in this article has pros and cons so it really depends on everyone to follow them or not. You should also take into account the type of company you are applying for when you modify your CV.
After graduation many questions come to mind and one of them is: Should I be working at a big company or I am made to work in a small team? Indeed, some of you may already know it they want a corporate job or on the contrary, if they want to work at a start-up.
For those of you who have not made a choice yet, Student.be will explain what it is like to work in a start-up.
Maybe you have already noticed but when you are looking for a job or an internishp on Student.be you can use several categories divided into two different sections : the sectors and the departments.
Why you ask ? Simply because after your graduation you might be tempted by a sector in particular or you might be interested in joining a specific department. Indeed you might be an engineer but still want to work at L’Oreal. And this system allows you to simplify and to improve the quality of your job search.
After graduation many students have idealistic (sometimes even unrealistic) expectations about professional life. Not long ago, Attentia posted an article about these ideas new graduates have about their first job.
As a new graduate it is new easy to find a first job, especially when most of the offers require several years of experience. However if you want to be proactive on the job market but tired of internships there may be a solution, Traineeships (or Young Graduate Programs).
The European Union is one of the best employers you can ever imagine. Indeed, more than 40.000 people work for the European institutions. Despite that, there are not many job seekers who think about working for the EU. Whether you are in your final year, a young graduate or an experienced professional you might consider a career in one of the many institutions of the European Union after reading this.