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Can’t afford to intern unpaid? How to compete with graduates who can Can’t afford to intern unpaid? How to compete with graduates who can • June 16, 2016 • No Comments

YES, YOU CAN GET A GRADUATE JOB WITHOUT WORKING FOR FREE FIRST Despairing because you can’t afford to work for free? Convinced that the best graduate jobs…

National Trust internships ARE open to “a wide range of people”, charity insists (despite being unpaid and lasting up to six months) National Trust internships ARE open to “a wide range of people”, charity insists (despite being unpaid and lasting up to six months) • June 11, 2016 • 10 Comments

CHARITY BLASTED FOR ADVERTISING 33 UNPAID, OFFICE-BASED ROLES AIMED AT GRADUATES The National Trust has insisted that its unpaid internships are not exploitative…

Why people are BEGGING graduates to register to vote in the EU Referendum Why people are BEGGING graduates to register to vote in the EU Referendum • June 6, 2016 • 5 Comments

‘BREXIT’ WILL MEAN FEWER GOOD JOBS AND SHRINK YOUR CHANCES OF BEING ABLE TO WORK ABROAD Have you registered to vote in the EU referendum?

This internship advert sums up everything that’s wrong with the graduate job market This internship advert sums up everything that’s wrong with the graduate job market • June 2, 2016 • 1 Comment

JUMP THROUGH HOOPS, EARN PENNIES, THEN ORGANISE YOUR OWN LEAVING PARTY (IT’S A “MONEY CAN’T BUY” EXPERIENCE, APPARENTLY) An outrageous advert…

Graduates are too willing to work for free (says boss who hired unpaid interns herself) Graduates are too willing to work for free (says boss who hired unpaid interns herself) • May 25, 2016 • 4 Comments

YOUNG WORKERS SHOULD SIMPLY ‘REJECT’ UNPAID INTERNSHIPS Graduates are too willing to work for free and should simply “reject” unpaid internships, a PR agency boss…

5 things to say to bosses still hiring unpaid interns 5 things to say to bosses still hiring unpaid interns • May 17, 2016 • 2 Comments

BECAUSE VIOLENCE DOESN’T SOLVE ANYTHING While most big companies have finally twigged that unpaid internships are not okay, some employers are still digging their heels in…

Why do so many graduate employers still have such rubbish websites? Why do so many graduate employers still have such rubbish websites? • May 11, 2016 • 1 Comment

SNOOZE-INDUCING INFO PUTS GRADUATES OFF APPLYING, SAYS TOP SUPERMARKET BOSS Do most firms’ graduate jobs websites send you to sleep? You’re not the only one…

GAH! 5 reasons you got the interview – but not the job GAH! 5 reasons you got the interview – but not the job • April 26, 2016 • 7 Comments

FALLING AT THE FINAL FENCE? FIND OUT WHY You jumped for joy when you got invited for interview! You thought the meeting went well…

REVEALED: The BGT and X Factor runners working 17-hour shifts REVEALED: The BGT and X Factor runners working 17-hour shifts • April 25, 2016 • 2 Comments

“WE GIVE SO MUCH FOR SO LITTLE,” SAY EXHAUSTED YOUNG WORKERS The makers of Britain’s Got Talent and X Factor have been slammed…

Donald Trump internship: for $100,000 ‘You’re hired!’ Donald Trump internship: for $100,000 ‘You’re hired!’ • April 19, 2016 • No Comments

REPUBLICAN PARTY CANDIDATE OFFERS 10-WEEK PLACEMENT – BUT ONLY TO THOSE WITH SUPER-RICH PARENTS Want to be Donald Trump’s intern? Nope, us neither. And that’s lucky – because we don’t have a spare $100,000…

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