Tomorrow will see the polls open and the race begin to be the first party past the post. Who will gain the 326 seats needed to form a government? Will Britain see its first coalition government since the 70’s? If the papers are to be believed then it is looking increasingly likely to be a Lib Lab government come Monday. (the rumour in the Telegraph is that Gordon Brown will be disposed of quickly after the election and replace by David Miliband). Interestingly though the spread betting on the city indexes tells another story, with the odds seeming to suggest the money is going on a Tory victory.
The results of the election will undoubtedly have an affect on those looking to get in to a career but regardless of the outcome, as ever, the onus is very much on you to put in the work and make yourself as employable as possible. You don’t have to do this alone though as WEXO is here to help. We would strongly encourage you, if you haven’t already done so, to look at our previous blog posts on the role of social media, video cv’s and how to make the most from your internship as well as many other usefull articles.
Make the most of your membership benefits by using the member’s area of your account which is full of useful tips and links to companies that can help you with anything from CV writing to finding discounted career development courses. Also, as ever, feel free to get in contact. The staff at WEXO is made up of recent graduates of varying interests and experienced business men and women that are more than willing to help.
WEXO would also highly recommend reading two books:
- ‘Dude, where’s my career?’ by Tanya de Grunwald. This is ‘a helpful handbook for the’ real-life graduate’ and having met Tanya herself and seen how passionate and informed she is about helping graduates WEXO believes this book will be a great help to those of you out there who are looking for guidance.
- ‘Now you’ve been shortlisted’ by Denise Taylor. The aim of this book is to help you go from being shortlisted to getting the job and is full of useful tips that can help you stand out from the other applicants.
Whatever your political inclinations WEXO encourages you to get out there and vote. If you are unsure on each parties policies or are unsure how to vote, below today’s post you will find a link to the BBC who have clearly bullet pointed the key party stances on the main issues as well as a link to votematch, which is a useful quick test you can take to help you decide which party best suits you. Have a great week.