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Graduates who stammer (stutter): Advice for job interviews Graduates who stammer (stutter): Advice for job interviews • August 8, 2017 • 2 Comments

BE ASSERTIVE, AND REMEMBER: GOOD COMMUNICATION ISN’T JUST ABOUT FLUENCY, SAY EXPERTS Job hunting and interviews are challenging for everyone, but for graduates who stammer (stutter)…

Are employers holding graduates hostage? How training repayment clauses trap young workers in jobs they can’t afford to quit Are employers holding graduates hostage? How training repayment clauses trap young workers in jobs they can’t afford to quit • August 3, 2017 • 4 Comments

LAWYERS VOICE CONCERNS OVER RISE OF CONTRACTS LOCKING YOUNG WORKERS INTO ROLES THEY WANT TO LEAVE Legal experts have warned that graduates are feeling ‘locked in’…

Capita under fire over graduate scheme involving 4 months of UNPAID training Capita under fire over graduate scheme involving 4 months of UNPAID training • July 26, 2017 • 13 Comments

CHEAPSKATE PROGRAMME IS “A NEW LOW” FOR GRADUATE EMPLOYERS, SAYS TOP LAWYER A flagship graduate programme at controversial outsourcing firm Capita includes up to 16 weeks of compulsory unpaid training…

Did Corbyn lie to graduates over pledge to scrap student debt? Did Corbyn lie to graduates over pledge to scrap student debt? • July 24, 2017 • 5 Comments

LABOUR LEADER NOW SAYS HE PROMISED TO ‘DEAL WITH IT’, NOT SCRAP IT Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he never promised to scrap student debt, despite saying he would ‘deal with it’…

Is Poundland using unpaid workers again? Graduate says he’s stacking shelves for free on ‘demoralising’ Government work scheme Is Poundland using unpaid workers again? Graduate says he’s stacking shelves for free on ‘demoralising’ Government work scheme • July 6, 2017 • 9 Comments

JOB CENTRE TOLD HIM AND NINE OTHERS TO COMPLETE SIX WEEK PLACEMENT IN BOLTON SHOP Poundland has denied using unpaid workers to stack shelves in its stores, directly contradicting a source…

How to get a graduate job at Deloitte How to get a graduate job at Deloitte • June 28, 2017 • No Comments

“SHOW US YOU’RE A TEAM PLAYER WITH ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT” The Deloitte graduate programme is one of the UK’s most popular and prestigious schemes…

Energy firm uses BIKINI CONTEST to pick new intern Energy firm uses BIKINI CONTEST to pick new intern • June 26, 2017 • 1 Comment

YES, THIS ACTUALLY HAPPENED A European energy conglomerate has angered young job seekers by attempting to recruit their next intern via a bikini contest…

First X Factor hires unpaid interns… and now they want FREE CAKE? First X Factor hires unpaid interns… and now they want FREE CAKE? • June 23, 2017 • No Comments

HERO BAKER SHAMES CHEAPSKATE SHOW FOR ASKING HER TO ‘DONATE’ A SPECIAL BAKE FOR THE JUDGES Seriously, what is it with The X Factor not paying people properly?

City firm rejects graduate whose tie was “too loud” City firm rejects graduate whose tie was “too loud” • June 21, 2017 • 2 Comments

NEW REPORT SLAMS EMPLOYERS’ SNOBBERY AND OBSESSION WITH POSH UNIVERSITIES The UK’s top employers are still far too focused on hiring graduates from universities which have the highest…

PM stuns young voters by picking new Work & Pensions Secretary with history of hiring unpaid interns PM stuns young voters by picking new Work & Pensions Secretary with history of hiring unpaid interns • June 12, 2017 • 3 Comments

CABINET RESHUFFLE APPOINTMENT WILL ANGER YOUNG VOTERS The Prime Minister Theresa May has stunned young voters by picking as her new Work and Pensions Secretary an MP who has previously been reported to officials for recruiting unpaid interns…

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