Whether you’re a total n00b or a couple of years in, you need to know this stuff. Get proper graduate advice here, from how to make your CV sound awesome to which university antics don’t make good interview anecdotes…
A professional IT qualification shows you can hit the ground running and impresses potential employers. There are plenty to choose from so pick the one that suits your IT interests – and will land you a job.
The summer holiday is a great time to use CWJobs to get ahead of the candidate crowd: use it to gain intelligence on employers and top advice on job hunting, not to mention to apply for jobs.
Social media is a powerful way of supporting your job search and use of job boards. Employers are using Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook to size up graduate candidates ahead of formal interview, so it’s a good idea to gen up on etiquette.
The good news for the 2011 cohort of IT graduates is that there’s an official IT shortage and more jobs to choose from. But it’s worth doing your homework to make sure your first job is a launch pad for a happy and successful career in IT.
The penetration tester, previously regarded as a furtive and nerdy character who tested computer networks for security flaws, is enjoying a makeover.
Fancy a funky job with creative as well as technical challenge? Look no further than the UK’s interactive entertainment industry. It’s bigger than its film or music counterparts, while the visual effects sector is growing the fastest of all. Get the lowdown.
A survey by CWJobs and CA Technologies reveals the positive outcomes of the blended business-and-IT degree and the negative impact of higher tuition fees.
IT boot camp just became the latest method for training aspiring young developers looking for C jobs and .NET jobs.
CWJobs asked its panel of employers and interns for their tips on making the most of a placement.
A projected large increase in IT spending in 2011 brings glad tidings to graduates seeking jobs in the sector.
Analysis by the University of West of England (UWE) has found that computing degrees with strong links to industry have the strongest record of subsequent graduate employment.
The IT industry is recovering but certain sectors hold more promise for graduates during an era of austerity. Here's our guide to the current state of the market.
Your first job may well be career-defining so it’s important to consider all kinds of employer and to make the right match.
There are many things you can that will cost nothing and make yourself more attractive to a potential recruiter. Here's five of the best.
The assessment centre is now a fixture in the recruitment process for any graduate wishing to gain entry to a blue chip company. Here's how to perform to your maximum.
Doing a summer internship or a work placement is probably the best way of checking whether a company, role, or sector is for you.
The interview is your opportunity to showcase not only your technical abilities but, first and foremost, your social skills and business knowledge.
Training and qualifications are incrasingly important. They're how you continue to enhance your attractiveness to employers.
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