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Now, in its’ tenth year of formal graduate recruitment, Connect Communications is delighted to welcome new Graduate Trainee Charlotte Wells to the team. To help Charlotte on her way, our two most recent graduates Melanie Pope and Leonie Blakeway reflect on their first six months in public affairs.
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Getting noticed in a competitive job market is never easy. If you are looking for a new job, you have probably noticed that you are not alone. In fact, at times you can feel like just another face in the crowd. Clients are more demanding and therefore you need to stand out. How do you do this?