A fifth of firms plan to hire more graduates in 2014

A fifth of firms plan to hire more graduates in 2014

BUT LOW WAGES AND SHORT-TERM CONTRACTS WILL STAY If you found it tough to land a graduate job in 2013, we have good news. It should be a bit easier in 2014. More than a fifth of firms say they plan to hire more graduates in 2014 than they did in 2013, according to a...
Vice claims to be a “champion” of young workers – despite advertising unpaid internship

Vice claims to be a “champion” of young workers – despite advertising unpaid internship

PLACEMENTS “EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL” AT HELPING YOUNG INTO PAID JOBS (AS LONG AS YOU CAN WORK FOR FREE FIRST) The fashion and media empire Vice has proudly claimed that its unpaid “work experience” placements are “extremely successful”...
Hipster media empire Vice recruits “Work experience sales administrator”

Hipster media empire Vice recruits “Work experience sales administrator”

RUPERT MURDOCH’S NEWEST INVESTMENT REPORTED OVER ADVERT FOR UNPAID ROLE Officials have been asked to investigate the style empire Vice, after an advert was posted for a “sharp and savvy” person to work as a “sales administrator – work...
Tory MP David Gauke seeks graduate for unpaid six-month “training post”. Hmm…

Tory MP David Gauke seeks graduate for unpaid six-month “training post”. Hmm…

TREASURY OFFICIAL REPORTED TO HIS OWN DEPARTMENT FOR INVESTIGATION * STORY PICKED UP BY GUIDO FAWKES! * A Conservative MP who is also a senior figure at the Treasury has been reported to his own officials at HM Revenue and Customs over a mysterious six-month...
JOY claims unpaid intern advert was posted “without HR sign-off”

JOY claims unpaid intern advert was posted “without HR sign-off”

GIFT STORE REMOVES AD – BUT DOESN’T SAY SORRY The high street gift and clothing store JOY has removed its advert for an expenses-only internship lasting up to 12 months, after claiming was posted on their website “without sign-off from our HR...
Fashion designers under fire as Christmas interns campaign heats up

Fashion designers under fire as Christmas interns campaign heats up

ADVERTS FROM VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, JONATHAN SAUNDERS, JULIEN MACDONALD AND HEIDI KLEIN HANDED TO OFFICIALS Graduate Fog’s “Shame intern Scrooges” campaign today turns on four of fashion’s biggest designers, whose creations are worn by scores of...
Christmas shopping at JOY? Spare a thought for their unpaid interns

Christmas shopping at JOY? Spare a thought for their unpaid interns

GRADUATE FOG KICKS OFF ‘SHAME INTERN SCROOGES’ CAMPAIGN * WANT US TO KEEP YOU UPDATED? LIKE US ON FACEBOOK OR FOLLOW US ON TWITTER! * Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? If not, we suggest you walk straight past JOY – the high street gift and...