Yes – recruitment time is NOW (March) for internships and graduate roles. Is your online presence up to scratch? What would I see if I Googled you, Facebooked you, or looked you up on LinkedIn, Instagram or Twitter? The truth is most employers will use social media to screen applicants, check their personality, look at […]

Whilst many students are quite savvy at using Facebook and Twitter, many are still unaware of the networking opportunities available to them via LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a great way to identify professionals and alumni working in your fields of interest. What better way to start networking than to connect with someone you already know or […]

This is a tale of ale. Something many students are at least familiar, if not overly familiar with. First let me introduce you to my brother-in-law Scott. Scott hails from the south-west of England and is a sociable chap who likes a good joke and is blessed with the gift of the gab. He has […]

Watch an employer & employee’s battle that has gone public and viral recently! …witness how they attempted to take each out on social media! Who’s the ultimate winner?  Talking about quitting in style, the employee, Marina Shifrin has sure nailed it.  She’s bold, she’s creative, she’s not intimidated …and the best of all, she can […]

Here at Vic Careers we have been discussing how to make better use of Twitter and decided that we all should make an effort and put more tweets out there. But what to tweet about? ‘Anything in relation to us’, was the reply. ‘Get their attention!’ Using social media to bring attention to yourself reminded me of some blogs I’d seen on […]