Omnichannel graduate Kate McCarthy joined the Musgrave Graduate programme in 2017, having achieved a Bachelors in Business Information Studies from Cork Institute of Technology. In this video she shares her experiences of the projects she’s worked on and the level of responsibility given to her. Within this environment Kate has thrived, but as she says,… Read More »
Former graduate Shane O’Shea quickly found a career path for himself during his grad programme. Having worked with a team on a large-scale programme of store revamps, he moved seamlessly into a new role once completing his second year. Shane shares his story from grad programme to new career, and he also talks about how… Read More »
Earlier this year we were delighted when Musgrave grad Ross Kerrigan was given the title Graduate Employee of the Year at the gradireland Recruitment Awards 2018. Throughout his two years he has exemplified what a grad can do if they apply themselves, soaking up everything the programme had to offer, and building that into a… Read More »
Assessment centres are used by many employers when recruiting graduates and each employer will have their own specific structure and exercises. The benefits for us as the recruiter is that we have the opportunity to see how you perform in particular scenarios and understand how you could potentially contribute to the business. The benefit for… Read More »
Musgrave grad and assistant brand manager for Centra, Niamh Scally, shares her experience of the graduate programme and has some great tips for new graduates coming into the programme. Talk us through your typical work day My days are very diverse and can vary from being in the office, in a store or at a… Read More »
Video interviews are a great tool for both the recruiter and also for you as a candidate once you approach it with the right mindset. In Musgrave, we use video interviews to get an insight into who you are and to find out why you want to join our grad programme. The online platform we… Read More »
As our second-year grads go off for a very well deserved rest, and our new cohort of grads get ready to join us for their next adventure, we’re reflecting on another fantastic year for the graduate programme and an energetic and inspiring Graduate Summit. Our Graduate Summit is a real celebration of the programme, but… Read More »
Leah Downes recently completed her graduate programme and accepted a permanent role as assistant trading manager in the business. Here she talks about how sharing experiences with other grads and building lifelong friends really added to her graduate experience.
Starting a new job or launching yourself into a graduate training programme is an exciting but perhaps daunting prospect, especially when you’ve come straight out of college. It may be your first experience of a large workplace, or you may be moving to a new city. We can’t tell you what it’s like at other… Read More »
James McKeever is a Trading graduate with a real passion for business. In his video blog, he talks about how our entrepreneurial mindset in Musgrave really inspires him.