Claire writes: “Graduates are finding it increasingly hard to enter the work place and there are 70+ applicants for every job. Having the knowledge is no longer enough. What else can you do to increase your chances of at least getting an interview? One way is through volunteering strategically. Where would you really like to work? Go and talk to them and offer to work as a volunteer for, say, 3 months in exchange for a reference. It won’t get you there straight away, but it’s a start…”
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