20,000 people sign petition to axe ‘Hunger Games’ TV show where jobless youngsters compete for prizes

20,000 people sign petition to axe ‘Hunger Games’ TV show where jobless youngsters compete for prizes

BUT MAKERS CLAIM PUBLIC HAS ‘MISINTERPRETED’ TRUE NATURE OF PROGRAMME >> NEWSFLASH! This story has now been picked up by the MailOnline, Independent (twice), Telegraph, Express, Guardian, Sun, Huffington Post, Sydney Morning...
BBC insists Hunger Games-style TV show for jobless youngsters is “a serious social experiment”

BBC insists Hunger Games-style TV show for jobless youngsters is “a serious social experiment”

BUT BROADCASTER’S STATEMENT CONTRADICTS CASTING CALL ADVERT FOR PARTICIPANTS >> NEWSFLASH! This story has now been picked up by the MailOnline, Independent (twice), Telegraph, Express, Guardian, Sun, Huffington Post, Sydney Morning Herald, Vice,...
Have a word, Ed! Labour MP caught paying interns £4 a day after party pledges to help the low-paid

Have a word, Ed! Labour MP caught paying interns £4 a day after party pledges to help the low-paid

PARTY’S ACTIONS MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH THEIR PROMISES, SAYS GRADUATE FOG A Labour MP has been found to be paying his interns just £4 a day, apparently conflicting with a pledge made last week by Ed Miliband to tackle the problems of low pay and unpaid...
Happy Birthday… to us!

Happy Birthday… to us!

GRADUATE FOG IS FIVE TODAY! Happy birthday to us… Happy birthday to us… Happy birthday Graduate Fo-og… Happy birthday to us! That’s right – today we are celebrating this website’s FIFTH birthday! And we want to say a big thank you...
Graduates! Keen to cut your travel costs? Join the Commuter Club

Graduates! Keen to cut your travel costs? Join the Commuter Club

SAVE YOU UP TO £339 A YEAR ON LONDON TRAVEL WITH SMART NEW PAYMENT PLAN * PLUS AN EXTRA £10 OFF — SPECIAL OFFER FOR GRADUATE FOG READERS (code: GRADFOG) * How much do you spend on travel to and from work every month? For many graduates — especially those...
TOWIE stars under fire over social media internship paying £20 a day

TOWIE stars under fire over social media internship paying £20 a day

THEIR PR FIRM ALSO REPRESENTS PETER ANDRE, RACHEL HUNTER AND MICHELLE MONE  * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * A well-known celebrity PR agency has advertised a three-month social media internship paying just £20 a day. Current clients of The CAN Group include TOWIE (The Only...
Want more diversity, Hollywood? Stop auctioning your internships for £30,000!

Want more diversity, Hollywood? Stop auctioning your internships for £30,000!

THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY “DONATES” THREE-MONTH “RARE OPPORTUNITY” * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE! * * OOH! OUR STORY PICKED UP BY THE GUARDIAN, RAW STORY AND THE INDEPENDENT! * An unpaid Hollywood internship at a major movie studio is being auctioned...
Shocking! Boss charges unpaid interns £300 for a reference

Shocking! Boss charges unpaid interns £300 for a reference

TIGHT-FISTED EMPLOYER INSISTS IT IS A “FAIR ADMINISTRATIVE FEE” * OUR STORY PICKED UP BY THE OBSERVER! * Former interns who worked at a London thinktank have been told they must pay a £300 fee if they want a job reference from their old employer. The...
Graduate job hunting in 2015? 3 things you need to know

Graduate job hunting in 2015? 3 things you need to know

LOOKING FOR A GRADUATE JOB THIS YEAR? READ THIS FIRST! If you’re looking for a well-paid, permanent graduate job in 2015, you’ll need to have your wits about you. Despite good news about falling unemployment, many graduates say they’re still finding...