Category: Career Advice

CV Tips: ‘Buzz’ Words that Turn Employers Off

Job hunting is a skill, and like with any skill you can develop it. Take cooking, for instance; you may be terrible at…

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New Year’s Resolutions: Why You Need a Vision

The new year is always the perfect time for reflection. What did you achieve last year? Did you make the most of it?…

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How to Build Lasting Business Relationships: 8 Pro Tips

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘relationship’? No, we’re not talking about romantic walks by the sea or swiping…

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Why You Shouldn’t Get a Graduate Job in London

Our Senior Consultant Dan Partington shares his thoughts on why London isn't always the right choice for graduates. The bright lights and big…

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Are You Too Old for a Graduate Job?

Did you graduate a few years ago? Did you start your degree a little later in life? Are you older than the usual…

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Why You Shouldn’t Take a Gap Year

Gap years – they seem to be on the agenda for many 20-somethings who are fresh out of university and ready to experience…

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How to Travel and Work: See the World and Be Successful

How many pictures have you seen of friends posing outside temples, on top of mountains or with sedated tigers? Social media feeds are…

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Hidden Lessons: Transferable Job Skills University Teaches You

Woohoo! You survived uni. Sure, you’re up to your eyeballs in debt, you’ve not eaten a proper meal for a good few months,…

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Take Our Expert Job Hunt Advice: What Makes an Outstanding Candidate?

When it comes to the job hunt, we’d like to think that we know a thing or two. Bridgewater Resources UK have been…

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How to Become a Unicorn: Really Stand Out When Searching for a Job

Job hunting can be frustrating for many reasons. Trying to get your CV just right, brushing up on interview techniques and never-ending application…

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How to Find a Job After University: Are You Ready for the Graduate Job Hunt?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]After uni, a lot of graduates dive head first into the job hunt. It’s understandable to want to secure employment as soon as…

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What is a Personal Development Plan and What Can it Mean for you?

Ask yourself the following questions: Where are you now in your career? Where would you like to see yourself in 2, 5 and…

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How to Know When You Need a New Job

When was the last time you took a step back and really reflected on your current job? It’s all too easy for us…

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Time to Reflect: Where is Your Career Heading?

Your career is a huge part of your life so you need to make sure that you are managing it effectively. To a…

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Working for a Large Company vs. Working for a Small Company: The Pros and Cons

When you’re planning your next career move, there are lots of things you need to weigh up: the industry, your salary expectations, what…

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A Counter Offer from Your Current Employer: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

You know when you’re good at what you do. It’s nothing to do with being cocky or big-headed, if you bring noticeable results,…

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Make it Personal: Why You Should Tailor Every Job Application

Job hunting can take a while – you need to navigate your way through hundreds of adverts and send out A LOT of…

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Reading Between the Lines: Analysing Job Ads to Boost Your Application

We all have our own little ways of doing things. The jury will always be out on whether it's milk before water or…

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What’s the Average Salary in your Region?

Does where you live have an impact on your earning potential? The simple answer is yes. Based on a sample of 1.7 million…

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What Makes a Good Team Player? – 8 Key Qualities

The success of every business is driven by teams of people. It makes perfect sense that we achieve more by working together than…

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