Can’t find a graduate job? Perhaps you’re just not posh enough

Can’t find a graduate job? Perhaps you’re just not posh enough

IT’S OFFICIAL: TOP FIRMS FAVOUR ‘POLISHED’ APPLICANTS FROM PRIVILEGED BACKGROUNDS (EVEN IF THEY’RE LESS CLEVER) The UK’s top employers have been slammed for sidelining the UK’s bright working class applicants in favour of more...
How do I turn my unpaid internship into a paid job?

How do I turn my unpaid internship into a paid job?

TIRED OF WORKING FOR FREE? GET TOUGH – OR GET OUT OF THERE Working for free – and running out of cash, fast? You’re not alone. In a graduate job market as tough as today’s, thousands of graduates are finding themselves working for free...
Are ‘picky’ graduates really TURNING DOWN jobs?

Are ‘picky’ graduates really TURNING DOWN jobs?

YOUNG JOBSEEKERS ARE “PLAYING HARD TO GET” WITH EMPLOYERS, REPORT CLAIMS The UK’s “picky” graduates are “playing hard to get” with employers, and many are actually turning down jobs, if new reports are to be believed. Can this...
Video CVs – love them or loathe them?

Video CVs – love them or loathe them?

WHY THE OGILVY FELLOWSHIP SCHEME WANTS TO SEE HOW YOU LOOK ON CAMERA Employers say that the written word can only tell them so much about what a candidate is really like — so a growing number of firms are experimenting with video CVs and applications as a...
“Milk and sugar?” Graduates spend 313 hours a year making tea for their colleagues

“Milk and sugar?” Graduates spend 313 hours a year making tea for their colleagues

IS YOUR EMPLOYER UNDER-USING YOUR SKILLS? Today’s university graduates are spending more time than ever making tea and coffee for their colleagues, with some spending nearly nine hours per week brewing up. Is this really the best use of the education and skills...
Confidence coach seeks unpaid intern (Wow, that’ll be great for THEIR self-esteem!)

Confidence coach seeks unpaid intern (Wow, that’ll be great for THEIR self-esteem!)

GURU’S NINE-MONTH PR JOB PAYS EXPENSES ONLY * UPDATE! Annie Ashdown has just announced she WILL pay this intern if the role goes ahead. See Comments below this post * A confidence coach and author has posted an advert for a nine-month unpaid PR internship,...