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Time to look past the chips and gravy and give more graduates from the North a go.


Katie Jamieson details her frustration as a graduate looking for employment before a PR company took notice of her blog and gave her a chance…

Upon my graduation from Lancaster University in 2010 I returned the rented accommodation,library books and mortar board intact, but the 2:1 and the pocketful of dreams were mine for keeping. Everything was packed into storage and I headed home for Manchester. Despite the comedown from The Best Three Years Of Your Life, I was keen to enter full time employment, but needed to start looking, like most of my friends. In fact, there was only a […]

Kloodle talks to the NHS Leadership Academy


The interview with the NHS Leadership Academy, begins with some straight forward advice to any graduate or undergraduate who is planning on visiting a future grad fair, especially those with a view to speaking with the NHS representitives. Do your homework first, look into why the scheme has evolved and how. – Like most graduate positions, going the mile is not only key but is becoming a requirement. They touch on the application process and its competitive nature. – Know why you want to work for the NHS and have a clear idea about your own values, principles and […]

Kloodle interview – Netsource at Manchester’s Grad fair


We talked to Netsource at the Manchester graduate fair. They wanted to promote their warm and friendly working environment they strive to create for freshly graduated employees. Grad Fairs are a good chance to get a feel for a company as well as put yourself on the radar of these companies by impressing them at their stalls. The opportunities within the company for graduates were mentioned and they talked about the responsibilities and constantly changing roles within your 1st year as a gradaute, you will learn a lot. Adaptability is king! learn more about Netsource and watch the video here…


Kloodle interviews AutoTrader at Manchester Graduate Fair

Here, Kloodle ask AutoTrader’s Graduate representatives what they look for in their graduates. And what they should be thinking about if they are interested in a job with AutoTrader. Passion, attitude, enthusiasm are their stand out criteria. They can offer experience in due course but want students and graduates who fit with AutoTraders ideology. A graduates backgorund or experience simply wasn’t as significant to them as ‘personality’ and ‘personal values’. The graduates who now work for Autotrader citied the companies friendly and ‘non-corporate’ atmosphere as to why they felt so comfortable and happy to work there. They appreciated the training on […]

Get a Job!

Young people are forever being told that “your education will be the ticket to your employment!” but in reality… it’s more being directed towards the general vicinity of the bus station.

In a world where it’s considered faux pas to answer “yes” when asked “Do you want my last Rolo?” it’s alarming how many people will readily walk up to the nearest graduate or job seeker, pick up their last shred of self-esteem and dunk it in their tea until it disintegrates into soggy solitary islands of biscuits bobbing around, unwanted and unwelcome.
Today’s youth has spent years chasing qualifications no one […]

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