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Top tips for jobseekers: Get the basics right and the rest will flow

Do your research prior to interviews. Learn all about recent developments at the organisation and look up the interview panel on social media if possible, to find out more about them. This may help you relax and even provide topics to talk about

CV boot camp: How to make a great impression

Keep it brief

After graduation, what's next?

Don’t panic! Now is the time to get organised, get focused and get busy

iGraduate index

The complete guide to life after your degree.

Employability is about the combination of skills, qualifications and work experience – the gold currency

Graduate placements: Earn and learn

Make a splash with a graduate placement, says Becky Slack

Interview tips: How to ace your big day

Our top 10 tips to help you be the best you can be.

Case study: ‘My training gave me the tools I need to be successful’

Simay Osman, Legal graduate

Case study: ‘I went to a lot of careers fairs’

Victoria Wain, Science graduate

Lawyers need excellent communication skills, tenacity, and the ability to think creatively

Special training: Some careers need more than a degree

It’s essential to have a professional qualification for some careers, says Jessica Moore

Case study: ‘I still use my PhD notes’

Eben Upton, Computer science graduate

Case study: ‘I wanted to get the right job’

Paul Jaffe, Property valuation and law graduate

Before students embark on a Masters, they should look into what it will do for them in the long term

Further study: Could a postgraduate degree be a better choice for you?

If your degree made you hungry for more, postgraduate study is the way to go, says Peter Brown

The yes/no questions that will make your future clear

Answer these simple questions to help set you on the right path.

How to put together the best CV

You’d be surprised how many of the large employers we talked to didn’t fill all their graduate vacancies in 2012

Now you've graduated, what's the next step?

How to choose your path  and walk it confidently. By Jessica Moore

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