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‘Mum, find me an internship?’ Parents go online to trade work placements for their kids on new website myInternSwap ‘Mum, find me an internship?’ Parents go online to trade work placements for their kids on new website myInternSwap • June 23, 2015 • No Comments

GAIN EXPERIENCE AT THE BBC, TED BAKER OR OXFAM – BUT ONLY IF YOUR PARENTS CAN MATCH THE OFFER Middle class parents are going online to trade valuable internships in sought-after…

Graduate jobs madness! Two thirds of firms say they CAN’T FILL their vacancies Graduate jobs madness! Two thirds of firms say they CAN’T FILL their vacancies • June 18, 2015 • 9 Comments

BIG EMPLOYERS REPORT HUNDREDS OF SPARE PLACES… WHILE THOUSANDS OF GRADUATES ARE UNDER-EMPLOYED IN SHOPS AND CALL CENTRES Two thirds of the UK’s biggest graduate employers say they are struggling to fill their…

Can’t find a graduate job? Perhaps you’re just not posh enough Can’t find a graduate job? Perhaps you’re just not posh enough • June 15, 2015 • 5 Comments

IT’S OFFICIAL: TOP FIRMS FAVOUR ‘POLISHED’ APPLICANTS FROM PRIVILEGED BACKGROUND (EVEN IF THEY’RE LESS CLEVER) S The UK’s top employers have been slammed for sidelining the UK’s bright working-class applicants in favour of more privileged, “polished” candidates – who

How do I turn my unpaid internship into a paid job? How do I turn my unpaid internship into a paid job? • June 9, 2015 • 5 Comments

SICK OF WORKING FOR FREE? GET TOUGH – OR GET OUT OF THERE Working for free – and running out of cash, fast? You’re not alone. In a graduate job market as tough as today’s…

Intern waits 14 months for officials to START complaint investigation Intern waits 14 months for officials to START complaint investigation • June 6, 2015 • 1 Comment

MYSTERY DELAYS AND SLOPPY SERVICE SUGGEST EXPLOITATION OF YOUNG WORKERS IS NOT A PRIORITY Interns are being forced to wait more than a year before officials even START…

20,000 people sign petition to axe ‘Hunger Games’ TV show where jobless youngsters compete for prizes 20,000 people sign petition to axe ‘Hunger Games’ TV show where jobless youngsters compete for prizes • May 29, 2015 • 1 Comment

BUT BBC CONTINUES TO DEFEND CONTROVERSIAL PROGRAMME Nearly 20,000 people have signed a petition calling for the BBC to cancel plans for a Hunger Games-style show where…

BBC insists Hunger Games-style TV show for jobless youngsters is “a serious social experiment” BBC insists Hunger Games-style TV show for jobless youngsters is “a serious social experiment” • May 28, 2015 • 8 Comments

BUT BROADCASTER’S STATEMENT CONTRADICTS CASTING CALL ADVERT FOR PARTICIPANTS The BBC has defended plans to air a controversial Hunger Games-style TV show…

Are you ‘Britain’s Hardest Grafter’? BBC invites jobless youngsters to compete for cash in Hunger Games-style reality show Are you ‘Britain’s Hardest Grafter’? BBC invites jobless youngsters to compete for cash in Hunger Games-style reality show • May 27, 2015 • 16 Comments

PARTICIPANTS WILL BE CHALLENGED TO “SHOW THEIR WORTH” IN EVERY EPISODE *EXCLUSIVE!* The BBC is seeking applicants for a new reality TV show where some of the UK’s lowest paid workers will compete

Did you REALLY get a 2:1? Half of uni staff say they’ve been urged to inflate graduate grades Did you REALLY get a 2:1? Half of uni staff say they’ve been urged to inflate graduate grades • May 19, 2015 • 3 Comments

SHOCK SURVEY REVEALS ACADEMICS UNDER PRESSURE TO BUMP UP YOUR RESULTS Did you really get the degree result you think you did? Doubts have been raised that some graduates’ degree results may not be as good as they sounds on paper…

YES! PwC graduate scheme will no longer demand UCAS points minimum YES! PwC graduate scheme will no longer demand UCAS points minimum • May 5, 2015 • 5 Comments

“LAZY” FILTER SYSTEM BINNED AFTER BIAS TOWARDS PRIVATE SCHOOL GRADUATES IS REVEALED One of the UK’s largest graduate employers is scrapping the use of a UCAS points minimum…

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