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Graduate jobs in Northampton


We’ve heard it so many times at Ascendant Recruitment – graduates with a great degree but a lack of work experience, struggling to get that all important first job out of university! Although the competition is really high for the best jobs, there’s a lot you can do to get yourself ready for work – and the good news is that there’s loads you can do before you graduate. 

Ascendant Recruitment works with some of the best empolyers in Northampton, Daventry, Towcester and Wellingborough and have great links with the University of Northampton too.  We are always on the look-out for bright, talented graduates, so if you’re looking to gain work experience ahead of graduation to set you up for your first job after university, then read on to find out how Ascendant Recruitment can help you! 

The easiest thing to do is to register with an agency and do some temping work throughout your holidays from university.  Although the money is a huge help, you’ll also be able to put some relevant work experience on your CV and learn new skills. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impression on your employer – in fact x% of the graduates we’ve placed in to permanent positions were temping through Ascendant Recruitment – so it really is a smart way to accelerate your career.  But, if it can’t work out longer term, getting some great references from another company gives us the ideal way to approach other companies on your behalf so that we can land you the the perfect graduate role! 

Find out for yourself how one of Ascendant Recruitment’s temps, Chloe, started her career as a temp for Mercedes Benz five years ago after A Levels and now has a successful career in Marketing. You can read her story here.  Nick – a Northampton based story here would help!

And if you want to find out more about the various graduate schemes available, check our blog – Graduate Schemes – are they really worth it?

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We are currently looking for temporary staff in Office Support, HR, Sales & Marketing, Accounting & Finance and logistics.  If you’re looking for a temporary role in Northampton, Daventry, Towcester or Wellingborough, please get in touch! We’ll also send you regular hints and tips to help you in your job search.