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Time is running out for firms still using unpaid interns Time is running out for firms still using unpaid interns • October 16, 2014 • 1 Comment

SOCIAL MOBILITY WATCHDOG PUSHES FOR OUTRIGHT BAN ON WAGE-FREE PLACEMENTS An influential new report has loaded pressure on employers still using unpaid interns to end the practice immediately…

Should I do an unpaid internship? Should I do an unpaid internship? • October 15, 2014 • 4 Comments

THINKING ABOUT WORKING FOR FREE? READ THIS FIRST Unpaid internships are illegal and unfair, but that doesn’t change the fact that you need to get your career started…

Dyslexic graduates: 6 job hunting tips you need to know about Dyslexic graduates: 6 job hunting tips you need to know about • October 9, 2014 • 36 Comments

NEW ADVICE ON CVS, APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS FOR GRADUATES WITH DYSLEXIA Being a dyslexic graduate can make a tough job market feel even tougher. Graduate applications…

Quit making excuses and pay your interns! Our response to THAT BrokeinLondon.com advert Quit making excuses and pay your interns! Our response to THAT BrokeinLondon.com advert • October 7, 2014 • 21 Comments

NO WAGES, NO OFFICE AND NO PROFIT – ARE YOU SURE YOU’RE RUNNING A BUSINESS, GUYS? At Graduate Fog, we see a lot of adverts for unpaid internships…

Wow! Virgin gives its staff unlimited holiday Wow! Virgin gives its staff unlimited holiday • October 2, 2014 • 5 Comments

BOSS SAYS HE TRUSTS EMPLOYEES NOT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE Staff at trains-to-telecoms group Virgin have been told they are allowed to take unlimited holidays…

Website that attacked Lena Dunham has no right to preach on unpaid work Website that attacked Lena Dunham has no right to preach on unpaid work • September 30, 2014 • No Comments

GAWKER FORGETS TO MENTION OWN LAWSUIT FROM FORMER INTERNS Writer and actress Lena Dunham’s has said that all performers on her new book tour will be paid, following an online backlash against…

Half of 20-24s still live with their parents. Do you? Half of 20-24s still live with their parents. Do you? • September 26, 2014 • 24 Comments

“CLIPPED-WING GENERATION” CAN’T AFFORD TO MOVE OUT Almost half of Great Britain’s 20- to 24-year-olds are still living with their mum and dad…

How to get a graduate job at RBS How to get a graduate job at RBS • September 17, 2014 • 7 Comments

“BE HONEST – AND DON’T WORRY IF YOU DON’T KNOW ALL THE ANSWERS” Haven’t got a business or finance degree? It doesn’t matter – RBS want to hear from you…

Top actor slams ‘intern culture’ pricing young people out of the arts Top actor slams ‘intern culture’ pricing young people out of the arts • September 16, 2014 • 2 Comments

“TOO MANY ARE NOT BEING PAID”, SAYS DAVID MORRISSEY Struggling to break into the creative industries because you can’t afford to work for free? One of Britain’s most respected actors is championing…

Interns! What is the rudest thing an employer has ever said to you? Interns! What is the rudest thing an employer has ever said to you? • September 11, 2014 • 9 Comments

IS ‘CASA MORADA’ BOSS TYPICAL OF THOSE WHO EMPLOY INTERNS? Do some bosses feel it’s their human right to hire unpaid staff? Like many people, we were shocked…

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