It’s fair to say the majority of you reading this right now have applied for at least one job in your life, so you’ve probably come across one of the weirder parts about getting a job: the position description. If you haven’t, do a quick job search for graduate positions, read a few and then come back to this article. It’s ok, I’ll wait.

Can you explain what you just read? Chances are, probably not.

Depending on the number of job listings you just read, you probably spotted a few key similarities and a few key differences. Firstly, most position descriptions have a common language which ...


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