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Student Webinar - Current Opportunities & Application Support

Posted by Kat Czornij
GradConnection hosted a student webinar on Thursday 20th August to discuss Internships and Graduate Programs in the evolving COVID situation. Students were able to hear from some of Australia’s leading employers and SEEK Volunteer about what the recruitment process may look like for internships due to the current working restrictions, how you can prepare, and how you can stand out from the crowd.

How volunteering helped two graduates secure their dream jobs!

Posted by Seek Volunteer
As we all know, competition in the workforce is tough. New graduates now have to work harder than ever to differentiate themselves and attract the attention of recruiters and employers. Increasingly, however, canny graduates are recognising there is a sure-fire way to help get an edge in the competitive graduate job market. Here are two unique stories from graduates who used volunteering to help them secure their graduate jobs!

How I landed a grad role at Deloitte

Posted by Deloitte
Meet Radhika! Since joining the Deloitte Insider program, Radhika landed a one of a kind grad role in Melbourne’s Marketing, Data & Technology team within Deloitte Digital.

Top Australian Universities on QS World University Rankings® 2021

Posted by Kat Czornij
QS have revealed this year’s World University Rankings, which reveal the top 1,000 universities from around the world- covering 80 different locations.

Graduate Recruitment Process Overview

Posted by Andrew Purchas
Understanding each step of the graduate recruitment overview is great asset when trying to secure a graduate job. With each step achieving very different things for the employer, your understanding can make sure you give them what they want and how to show your true value.

Graduate Assessment Centres

Posted by Andrew Purchas
The final step in the long graduate recruitment process. Understanding the day and what the company is looking for at each step will make sure you have the best chance of securing that full time grad role.

Graduate Video Interviews

Posted by Andrew Purchas
Video interviews can be one of the strangest parts of a graduate recruitment process but have a lot of benefits which you can leverage to progress your app.

Graduate Phone Interviews

Posted by Andrew Purchas
The purpose of a phone interview isn’t to land you the job but get you in the door. Here’s how to nail graduate phone interviews!

Graduate Psychometric Testing

Posted by Andrew Purchas
Psychometric testing is commonplace across all employers but it’s not just as simple as getting high marks. Understand how these tests are used, how to take them as well as some great free practice resources.

Applicant Tracking Systems

Posted by Andrew Purchas
Graduate employers use tools called Application Tracking Systems to process thousands of graduate applications at a time. Understanding how graduate recruiters use these will allow you to have the best chance of getting some face to face time with an actual graduate recruiter.

Jobs Guide for Graduates

Everything you need to know to secure your first internship or graduate job

Jobs guide for graduates


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