As many of you prepare to graduate, some of you may be looking for some inspo and some guidance in these tough circumstances. From tips on job searching, networking, dealing with rejection and more – these accounts are sure to give you upcoming graduates some motivation and inspiration.
- @galswhograduate (Founder: Bronte King)
An account sharing the realities of recent graduates as they enter the workplace. Each post is often a submission from a graduate showcasing their journey to highlight that there is no one route to enter the workplace.
My favourite aspect of this account is the story takeovers and the different submissions as it highlights the diversity of graduate life while tackling misconceptions. This is an account to follow as it is full of different graduates sharing their recent journeys into the working world.
Creating, updating and transforming your LinkedIn account but not sure where to start? This account gives you easy steps to update and maximise your Linkedin profile alongside CV and cover letter tips. The account is based in the States but I found many of their advice to be applicable so do check them out!
Virtual interviews are likely to be a fixture in the recruitment process and in true wonsulting fashion, there are a number of videos detailing different ways to stand out and land an offer.
Not sure where to start – this account is sure to help who transform your CV, cover letter and LinkedIn profile.
The account is full of different industry insights within the marketing and social media industry from graduates working with companies such as Pretty Little Thing, NYX and ASOS. The account is multi-faceted with information and advice on how to gain a placement, how to choose which area of marketing to go into and how to refine the company research process.
This account is a breath of fresh air as it highlights the numerous ways to deal with rejection and the things to avoid when applying.
These accounts will help instill some confidence, provide some inspiration and a little reassurance as you enter the workplace. I hope these accounts provide the class of 2021 the nudge you may need in realising your potential in these less than ideal circumstances.