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Young graduates tell Channel 4 News that they are ‘treated as slave labour’ as an online fight back begins against unpaid internships Websites which are set up by graduates are springing up to offer unpaid interns to talk about their feeling that internships are more of nothing more than exploitation. Channel 4 News Culture Editor [...]
There are plenty of common misconceptions about graduate jobs and careers, and recognising them for what they are will help you stay upbeat as you set about your graduate job hunt. The problem about negative career myths is that they drag you down, and in a tough graduate jobs market, when resilience and confidence are [...]
So 2011 wasn’t a great year for the UK job market with unemployment rising to the highest level since 1994. But with a new year should come new hope. With that in mind here are are a few of my top tips for job hunting in 2012! Don’t panic – Remember you don’t have to [...]
More than a third of jobs for new graduates are taken by people who have already had work experience with that employer, according to the latest update on the graduate jobs market. The report from High Fliers Research shows that employers are recruiting more graduates – but there are record numbers of graduates chasing jobs. [...]
The UK’s top employers will increase the number of graduates they recruit in 2012, but having work experience on your application is more vital than ever. That is the view of High Fliers Research based on findings in The Graduate Market in 2012 – a study of graduate vacancies and starting salaries at 100 leading [...]
If you don’t know what to do with yourself now that you have graduated, then you can read our helpful guide to get some ideas. If you are lucky enough to still be studying then this should give you some ideas you can work towards now. Even if you don’t know what the practical applications [...]