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Want to ace the application process? Here’s how!

Hello all, I am Ed – one of the current Waitrose Leadership Graduate trainees, of which there are 8.  I am at the first stage of the programme – business orientation in one of the Waitrose shops in Wantage, South Oxfordshire. I’ve put together this short post on the application process. There is a whole […]

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Democracy – Why I love the Partnership!

Hi All, My name is Godfrey Asare and I am one of the eight Waitrose Leadership Graduates. The reason why I joined the Partnership is twofold; firstly, the schemes’ varied content. The chance to gain a great deal of exposure into the wider business, with the incorporation of general management in branches and specialist roles […]

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6 weeks as a Finance Grad…

So we’re 6 weeks in and there is already so much to share… We’ve all been really busy getting stuck into our roles, meeting new people, enjoying the food (too much) and generally trying to get to grips with all things new! My name is Joanne and I’m one of the 5 finance graduates who […]

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Video about what it’s like to be a graduate in John Lewis Partnership

Hi all Some of you who have been studying our website with a fine tooth comb will have already come across this, but for those who haven’t and are considering applying for one of our schemes, I thought this video about what it’s like to be a graduate in the Partnership may be of interest… http://jlpjobs.com/graduates/ If […]

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Hints and tips for getting a graduate job with Waitrose or John Lewis

Hi all I’m Becky and I work as part of the Resourcing team. I thought this article on hints and tips for success may be of interest… http://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/john-lewis-partnership/416184-five-tips-for-getting-a-graduate-job-with-john-lewis-or-waitrose Good luck with your applications and if you’ve got any questions please ask away! Becky

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Fairs and FAQs

Hi all, On 16th October I spent the day at the Birmingham University careers fair and it was great to meet so many people interested in the Partnership! If you haven’t managed to attend a careers fair, you can find plenty of information on the Graduate section of JLP Jobs and of course you can […]

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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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