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Applications for all John Lewis Partnership Graduate and Industrial Placement schemes are open…

Hello all Just a reminder that applications for our graduate scheme for the 2015 intake are open for a little more time. They close on Wednesday 3rd December so you haven’t got long left. As always if you’ve got any questions please fire away. Good luck! Becky

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Video Interview’s Top Tips

The team have now completed our visits to Career’s Fairs and Skills Sessions Universities throughout the UK and we are concentrating all our efforts on application screening and the reviews of candidate video interviews. On the subject of video interviews please find some of our top tips for completion of these: Do consider the ‘whole’ […]

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Technology Scheme – interested. Business Analysis …business what?

“I’m a Business Analyst.” Sounds both intriguing and entirely vague – or at least it did to me. But Business Analysis is an established profession. It is also a core element of the Technology Graduate Scheme in John Lewis. When it comes to fighting for a job, it is helpful to know what you are […]

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Reminder Time Is Ticking…….

Applications for Industrial Placements and Graduates Schemes for 2015 have been flying in. Reminder Applications close on Wednesday 3 December 2014. Remember be yourself on the application form and use all your word count.  Come on tell us how great you are and what you can bring to our great business.

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Turns out curiosity didn’t kill the cat…

As I explained in my previous post, as a Technology Graduate we undertake a number of rotations throughout our 3 year scheme. Our first one is Business Analysis for 6 months and we’ve each been assigned to a project for this time. These are live projects and we’re doing the role of a proper business […]

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Transition from student to working life

My name is Andy and I’m one of the five graduates who started on the pan-partnership Finance Graduate Scheme in September. My first role is in Partnership Services, based in Bracknell, where the finance department mainly oversee the internal finances of the Partnership. I should say the role itself has been the highlight of my […]

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The Video Interview

By now, some of you applying to certain schemes will be invited to complete a video interview. If, like me, you’ve never experienced a video interview before, then you might be more than a little apprehensive about this stage of the application process. I still remember the feeling of dread as I stared into the […]

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Retail: everyday is different!

Retail: everyday is different! It is November already and I cannot believe that I have been in my new role for nearly two months now; the time has flown in and has been a complete whirlwind of meeting new people, completing projects and getting used to the job! Don’t get me wrong though, I am […]

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Graduate Project

Hello everyone! I thought I’d give you a flavour of what we as grads get up to outside of our day-to-day work. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the specifics of our individual schemes but being part of the Pan-Partnership Graduate Scheme opens up many other doors, and I think it could be useful […]

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Recruitment Process for the Buying Graduate Scheme!

Hello there!   I’m Andrew and in August this year I joined the John Lewis Graduate Buying Scheme. Now before any of you instantly shout “AUGUST?!” at your screens and instantly delete your application because nothing is going to stop you enjoying a seriously exciting final summer of fun before working, then worry not, I […]

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