Getting a job

The first thing to remember when trying to land a job at the BBC is that competition is fierce. It does not matter whether you are looking for your first job in the BBC or building a career within it. In this section of the BBC Academy website, the former director of the College of Journalism, Jonathan Baker, offers useful tips and strategies, while Julian Joyce, manager of the Journalism Trainee Scheme, explains how candidates trying to get their first break can stand out.