Top actor slams ‘intern culture’ pricing young people out of the arts

Top actor slams ‘intern culture’ pricing young people out of the arts

“TOO MANY ARE NOT BEING PAID”, SAYS DAVID MORRISSEY Struggling to break into the creative industries because you can’t afford to work for free? At last, we have some good news: one of Britain’s most respected actors is championing your cause....
Interns! What is the rudest thing an employer has ever said to you?

Interns! What is the rudest thing an employer has ever said to you?

ONLY ‘MEDIOCRE’ GRADUATES WOULD QUESTION THE VALUE OF UNPAID INTERNSHIPS, SAYS EDINBURGH BOSS Do some bosses feel it’s their human right to hire unpaid staff? Like many people, we were shocked by the story about Casa Morada, the Edinburgh interior...
Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say

Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say

FASHION BRAND OFFERS HALF THE GOING RATE FOR POSITION DESCRIBED * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * A minimum wage ‘reception internship’ advertised by a luxury fashion brand should have paid £22-28,000, according to recruitment experts. Suspicions are growing that...
In work – but still skint? Unemployment drops – but many new jobs pay poverty wages

In work – but still skint? Unemployment drops – but many new jobs pay poverty wages

MORE, BETTER-PAID JOBS ARE STILL DESPERATELY NEEDED, ESPECIALLY FOR THE YOUNG Despite a rise in employment, there is deep concern that wage growth is still too low – and more, better-paid jobs are essential if young workers are to feel the benefits of the...
Do you have graduate salary envy?

Do you have graduate salary envy?

A QUARTER EXPERIENCE ‘LOW EARNER ANXIETY’ Tens of thousands of graduates regularly compare their salary to that of their friends and suffer from ‘low earner anxiety’ as they find their post-university pay packet is smaller than they expected it...
World’s first ‘ethical’ graduate job board launches… HERE!

World’s first ‘ethical’ graduate job board launches… HERE!

NO UNPAID INTERNSHIPS – AND A RESPONSE TO EVERY APPLICATION GUARANTEED Graduate Fog today launches the world’s first ‘ethical’ graduate job board, in which graduate jobseekers will only see graduate jobs and employers that are worthy of your...
Sacked! Drug company dumps marketing firm that targeted interns for clinical trials

Sacked! Drug company dumps marketing firm that targeted interns for clinical trials

GSK ADMITS AGENCY’S CRASS APPROACH TO THIS WEBSITE WAS “UNACCEPTABLE” * OOH! STORY PICKED UP IN THE OBSERVER! * The marketing firm that asked us to publish a post urging cash-strapped graduates and unpaid interns to consider clinical trials as a...
Living with your parents or in a crummy flat share?

Living with your parents or in a crummy flat share?

HOUSING CAMPAIGNERS LAUNCH NEW RENTERS’ MANIFESTO Can’t afford to move out of your parents’ place – or sharing an overpriced, grubby, private rental shoebox? Good news – the voices of cash-strapped graduates still living with their...
Unpaid interns targeted for clinical trials

Unpaid interns targeted for clinical trials

TESTING DRUGS “COULD BE YOUR SOLUTION” TO GRADUATE MONEY WORRIES, SAYS DRUG FIRM REP * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * UPDATE, SUNDAY 22 JUNE: GSK SACKS AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS INCIDENT Cash-strapped graduates and unpaid interns are being targeted for...