Has David Cameron declared war on young jobseekers?

Has David Cameron declared war on young jobseekers?

UNDER-25s TO BE STRIPPED OF HOUSING BENEFIT, AS WELL AS JSA People under 25 will lose their housing benefit unless they are “earning or learning”, David Cameron has announced. That will include graduates who have invested tens of thousands of pounds on...
Revealed! What employers REALLY think of your degree

Revealed! What employers REALLY think of your degree

WE DON’T CARE WHERE YOU STUDIED, CLAIM BOSSES Graduate employers have revealed crucial secrets about how they compare candidates’ degrees when assessing which applicants to invite for interview. The good news is that the university you studied at is less...
Only 3% of graduates are jobless, claim astonishing new stats

Only 3% of graduates are jobless, claim astonishing new stats

AND AVERAGE GRADUATE SALARY IS £24,000 (APPARENTLY) A new survey has claimed that just 3% of people who graduated during the recession were unemployed three and a half years later – and the average graduate salary for those in work is £24,000. But struggling...
Dying to get ahead: Moritz Erhardt, the intern who burned out too young

Dying to get ahead: Moritz Erhardt, the intern who burned out too young

EXHAUSTED MERRILL LYNCH INTERN FOUND DEAD AGED 21 Graduate Fog was shocked and sad to hear of the death of Moritz Erhardt, a summer intern nearing the end of his seven-week placement at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London. Friends have said that Moritz – who...
Young workers most likely to be trapped by zero-hours contracts

Young workers most likely to be trapped by zero-hours contracts

DESPERATE UNDER 24s ARE MOST VULNERABLE TO EXPLOITATIVE EMPLOYMENT TERMS – BUT EXPERT INSISTS CONTRACTS CAN BE ‘POSITIVE’ Young workers are most likely to be trapped by controversial zero-hours contracts, according to new evidence. The finding was...

D’oh! Graduates blank small employers – even though they have most of the jobs

YOUNG JOBSEEKERS ARE STILL DAZZLED BY BIG NAME EMPLOYERS Graduates may be missing out on a whole host of job opportunities by snubbing smaller companies to chase after jobs at the big firms, according to new research by Santander UK. The study showed that just one in...
Now that’s more like it! Meet the interns who get treated like royalty

Now that’s more like it! Meet the interns who get treated like royalty

GOOGLE INTERNSHIP PAYS £4,000 A MONTH – PLUS FREE HOUSING, FOOD AND GYM MEMBERSHIP UK interns may want to look away now. In America, Google are paying their interns up to £4,000 a month – four times what many UK interns earn. And Microsoft pay some of...