CoSector Blog

How did grads find our London Graduate Fair?

Yesterday, London experienced record heats with temperatures as high as 33 degrees, but that didn’t stop 1782 of London’s graduates from descending upon Senate House to meet 65 exhibitors at our summer London Graduate Fair. We run this event...

Jun 22, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, Recruitment

Are unpaid internships legal?

Unpaid internships are common, and recently companies have been publicly attacked for advertising unpaid job positions in the UK. We ask: are unpaid internships actually legal? 

Jun 22, 2017

Topic: Recruitment

How to spot the right internship

Throughout my university career, I have completed a number of internships, and whilst none so far have actively hindered me, I have definitely learned some lessons that I can share about how to choose a worthwhile internship.

Mar 02, 2017

Topic: Recruitment, Higher Education

How to get the most out of your graduate interns and temps

Eight months ago, in my role as Communications Director at CoSector, I had to build a team from the ground up after two previous experienced team members flew the nest to pastures new.  

Feb 20, 2017

Topic: Recruitment

The benefits of hiring a temp

Thinking of hiring a temp for your organisation? I'm here to tell you why that's a great idea.

Feb 06, 2017

Topic: Recruitment

A day in the life of a graduate intern at Dennis Publishing

My name is Dale Walker and I’m currently a graduate intern at Dennis Publishing, which was set up by CoSector's Graduate Recruitment service.

Dec 21, 2016

Topic: Recruitment

What you should look for in a prospective employee’s CV [Tech]

When hiring a new employee, what should you be looking for in a CV? Following on from our interview tips for potential employees, we asked Managing Director of Triggertrap Mat Rodger what he looks for in a prospective employee's CV. 

Nov 22, 2016

Topic: Recruitment, Careers and Training

6 reasons why hiring a graduate intern could be great for your organisation 

As a business, have you ever thought about the expansion of your workforce by hiring a graduate intern but wondered what the benefits were? As a graduate recruitment consultant, I can tell you.

Nov 07, 2016

Topic: Recruitment

What questions should you ask a potential employee in an interview? [Tech]

Conducting an interview can be a daunting task, and asking the right questions can make all the difference when it comes to finding the best candidate for your company.

Oct 26, 2016

Topic: Recruitment, Careers and Training