On average, Millennials (that’s you and me) use 12 different sources for their job hunt. Twelve! In our parents day all you had to do to get hired was turn up at the office with a CV and a “go-getter” attitude. Not anymore. For 92% of us, we confine all of our job hunting to the internet, scouring jobs boards, Google and social media for the perfect job. Wouldn’t it be great if you only needed one source, where you could set when you wanted to be contacted by employers (we’ve all been barraged with calls at one point or another) or not. Well, that’s what we have created here at Intern Avenue; a one-stop-shop for all your job and internship hunting needs.
Sounds great doesn’t it? “But hang on, how can I really make the most of this service, and will it get me a job?” I hear you ask. Well, I’m going to let you in on a few little secrets to make sure you get the most out of Intern Avenue! Continue reading →
It can feel like the most overwhelming task when completing your job application, but your personal statement is an important tool for potential employers, and one that you should use wisely. Within it you must be able to explain who you are, what you know and what you have done, as well as why they should pick you. Continue reading →
So you have an interview for that job you REALLY want, but wait, they want you to complete a psychometric test? What exactly is a psychometric test? What does it entail?
It might sound a little scary, but with competition for jobs rising, we at Intern Avenue are increasingly seeing psychometric tests being included in the application process. Because of this, we have created this handy little guide to assist you!
So, you got through the interview without a hiccup and have finally bagged that dream job. But wait, everything you have known until now is about GETTING the job, not actually WORKING there… What do you wear? Will you fit in?
Don’t fret, ask the hiring manager what the dress code is and work around that. If you’re still at a loss, here is some helpful advice for you…