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Induction event…

Hi Everyone I’m Emma and I’ve recently joined the John Lewis Partnership Finance Graduate scheme. Here’s some information about our induction event… The first few days with the Partnership already feel somewhat hazy. Since then much has been learnt, friends have been made, tours of the different sites have been enjoyed and the legendary ‘Bracknell […]

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University of Bath Visit

So last Friday was my first visit to the University of Bath where 42 students joined me for the ‘Presenting with Confidence’ skills session. It was fantastic to see the campus and meet such engaging students. After running through the session the group had some great discussions around what employers are looking for in terms of […]

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University Visits This Week And Next…

   What a day we had yesterday in sunny Edinburgh! Vicki and I, from the Graduate Resourcing Team, flew up very early (!) yesterday morning to meet the wonderful students at the University of Edinburgh. We had four enthusiastic current graduates with us who were more than happy to answer honestly about their experiences on […]

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Strengthen Your Application With Our Seasonal Opportunities

Hi, me again At this point in the graduate rcruitment process a lot of candidates ask ‘What can I do to strengthen my application?’.  So if you are thinking exactly the same thing and you also want to earn some extra pennies over the Christmas period then carry on reading! If you haven’t got retail […]

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First month down, many more to come?

Hi! My name is Erin, I’m on the John Lewis Technology Graduate scheme, and I have officially survived my first month! (Not that it has been particularly difficult. I know every Graduate blog says this, but I genuinely work with some of the nicest people. )   My background I did a 4 year degree […]

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2015 Graduate & Industrial Placement Applications

Hi everyone! I’m Alison Cadman and I work as part of the John Lewis Partnership Graduate Resourcing team. I’m writing to tell you the exciting news that applications for our 2015 Graduate and Industrial Placement schemes open tomorrow!  They close on 3 December so you’ve got a little while to make your application just right; […]

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First Month In Branch

My fellow Retail Management grads and myself are a month into our first placements and I thought I would shed some light on our experiences so far for those of you eager to apply to the scheme. I’m currently an SM of Toys at Oxford Street and have spent the last four weeks gearing up for […]

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Week 1 in the new job…

So, Week 1 is over! Reflecting on it, two things come to mind; ‘Woah I’ve learnt a lot’ and ‘WOAHHHH, there is so much more to learn!’ Despite this, it’s important to reflect as it helps to deconstruct some of the scary stuff! Here are my lessons from Week 1: Lesson One: Don’t Panic! The […]

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9 Months in Brief…

Hello everyone! I’ve been receiving a few more comments recently so I’m guessing it’s that time of year again that everyone starts to have a think about their prospects after Uni and what they may like to go into. I, for one, can’t believe 9 months have gone by since my first Blog entry! Time […]

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Onwards and Upwards…

Hello everybody! Well once again over the past few months John Lewis seems to have been a very exciting place to be! Working within Premium Beauty for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day was incredibly exciting – Fragrances were flying off the shelves left right and centre! It’s so rewarding to see hard work really pay […]

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