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Reed pays £2,500 to former intern Reed pays £2,500 to former intern • August 19, 2014 • 1 Comment

BUT RECRUITMENT FIRM DUCKS QUESTIONS ABOUT WHETHER IT WAS A ONE-OFF Reed has refused to confirm that it made a £2,500 payment to a former intern earlier this year, and has ignored questions…

In work – but still skint? Unemployment drops – but many new jobs pay poverty wages In work – but still skint? Unemployment drops – but many new jobs pay poverty wages • August 14, 2014 • 5 Comments

MORE, BETTER-PAID JOBS ARE STILL DESPERATELY NEEDED, ESPECIALLY FOR THE YOUNG Despite a rise in employment, there is deep concern that wage growth is still too low – and more, better-paid jobs are essential if young workers are to feel the benefits…

The UK’s best graduate bank accounts (plus one to avoid) The UK’s best graduate bank accounts (plus one to avoid) • August 13, 2014 • No Comments

WE SHOW GRADUATES WHERE TO PARK YOUR PENNIES If you’re job-hunting, interning or you’ve just started your first graduate job, does it really matter where…

Evening Standard defends unpaid internship prize as “a great opportunity” Evening Standard defends unpaid internship prize as “a great opportunity” • August 6, 2014 • 1 Comment

WINNER CAN OPT OUT OF THE PLACEMENT IF THEY CAN’T AFFORD THE TIME, SAYS SPOKESPERSON The Evening Standard has dismissed concerns that the unpaid internship ‘prize’ it advertised is unfair or exploitative, insisting that winners needn’t…

Tony Blair employee slammed for suggesting interns should be paid Tony Blair employee slammed for suggesting interns should be paid • August 4, 2014 • 1 Comment

WEBSITE EDITOR TOLD HE “NEEDED TO GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHARITY’S ETHOS” A former employee at the Tony Blair Faith Foundation has said that voicing his concerns about the number of unpaid interns working there “did not go down well…

London Evening Standard under fire over unpaid fashion internship ‘prize’ London Evening Standard under fire over unpaid fashion internship ‘prize’ • August 1, 2014 • No Comments

‘FASHION HAPPY’ FILM COMPETITION ANGERS YOUNG JOBSEEKERS The Evening Standard has angered young jobseekers by advertising a four-week unpaid fashion internship…

Sorry, National Trust – but WTF is a “Cider and Apple Internship”? Sorry, National Trust – but WTF is a “Cider and Apple Internship”? • July 31, 2014 • 3 Comments

A JUICY OPPORTUNITY – OR ROTTEN TO THE CORE? The National Trust has advertised for a ‘Cider and Apple Intern’ to ‘volunteer’ for a ‘suggested time…

Are exhausted Oxfam interns really ‘volunteers’? Are exhausted Oxfam interns really ‘volunteers’? • July 29, 2014 • 16 Comments

GRADS WORK LATE-NIGHT BAR SHIFTS TO FUND UNPAID CHARITY PLACEMENTS Interns are coming in to work at Oxfam exhausted after working multiple jobs – including late-night bar work…

How to get a graduate job at… IBM How to get a graduate job at… IBM • July 24, 2014 • 6 Comments

AND WHY THE TECH GIANT WANTS TO HEAR FROM PEOPLE LIKE YOU… IBM is one of the world’s largest IT and consulting services companies, tackling some of the planet’s most pressing issues…

BBC Scotland warned over unpaid runner roles at Glasgow 2014 BBC Scotland warned over unpaid runner roles at Glasgow 2014 • July 23, 2014 • 4 Comments

“CHEERFUL, CAN-DO ATTITUDE” ESSENTIAL – BUT NO WAGE OFFERED Has the BBC fluffed its renewed commitment to diversity already? Graduate Fog has learned that BBC Scotland…

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