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Average graduate salary plummets as half of graduates take low-skilled jobs Average graduate salary plummets as half of graduates take low-skilled jobs • November 20, 2013 • 5 Comments

BUT WAGES DO RISE FASTER FOR THOSE WITH A DEGREE New figures show how almost half of all university leavers have taken non-graduate roles – and the true average graduate salary…

How do I write a covering letter for a graduate job? How do I write a covering letter for a graduate job? • November 18, 2013 • 8 Comments

10 TIPS FROM A RECRUITER WHO’S READ THOUSANDS Waffling on just for the sake of it? Stop right now – and read this!

At last! New spot-checks and warnings for firms that advertise unpaid internships At last! New spot-checks and warnings for firms that advertise unpaid internships • November 11, 2013 • 4 Comments

BOSSES PROMOTING WAGE-FREE ROLES TO BE WARNED BY HMRC Officials are to send letters to 200 employers who have recently advertised unpaid internships…

Jobcentre staff are target-driven “box tickers” says MP Jobcentre staff are target-driven “box tickers” says MP • November 7, 2013 • 10 Comments

UNDER-TRAINED ADVISERS LEAVE YOUNG JOBSEEKERS “SHROUDED IN SHAME” Job centres for under-25s should be scrapped as they stigmatise…

Law internships are a “grim” trend, says top judge Law internships are a “grim” trend, says top judge • November 1, 2013 • 4 Comments

NEED FOR UNPAID EXPERIENCE LOCKING POORER GRADUATES OUT OF THE PROFESSION Britain’s top female judge has warned that the growth of unpaid internships is a “grim” and “very gloomy” trend…

7 essential things to bring to any job interview 7 essential things to bring to any job interview • October 29, 2013 • 6 Comments

DIRECTIONS, THE JOB DESCRIPTION AND, ER, TISSUES? You’ve done your research, made your mum ask you practice questions and put on your best suit…

Vogue publisher stops unpaid internship programme! Vogue publisher stops unpaid internship programme! • October 25, 2013 • 2 Comments

‘DEVIL WEARS PRADA’ INTERNS SHAME CONDE NAST INTO CLOSING ITS SCHEME A leading US publishing house is to stop its unpaid internship programme…

Durham University in unpaid jobs row Durham University in unpaid jobs row • October 24, 2013 • 1 Comment

“SHAMEFUL” ADVERT ASKS POSTGRADS TO TEACH UNDERGRADS – FOR FREE Durham University has been labelled “shameful” after it was caught advertising unpaid teaching jobs on its website…

Are universities guilty of ripping off their students? Are universities guilty of ripping off their students? • October 22, 2013 • 8 Comments

OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING ANNOUNCES VALUE-FOR-MONEY REVIEW Was your university degree worth £9,000 a year? The Office of Fair Trading has said it will examine…

Does a bad candidate experience damage your view of that brand? Does a bad candidate experience damage your view of that brand? • October 17, 2013 • 16 Comments

ARE RUDE RECRUITERS TRASHING THEIR COMPANY’S REPUTATION? If you apply for a job at a well-known company and they never reply, does it make you think less of that brand? If you travel miles to…

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