Costa swamped by 1,701 CVs… for just EIGHT jobs

Costa swamped by 1,701 CVs… for just EIGHT jobs

APPLICANTS INCLUDE GRADUATES, SAYS COFFEE CHAIN A new branch of Costa has been flooded with 1,701 CVs – for just eight shop-based jobs. In a startling reminder of the tough competition for jobs in 2013, the coffee chain revealed that applicants included numerous...
Poundland intern wins her case against the government!

Poundland intern wins her case against the government!

GOVERNMENT SCHEMES ARE ILLEGAL AND PARTICIPANTS CAN DEMAND BACK PAY, JUDGES RULE An intern who says she was forced to work for free at Poundland as part of a government scheme has won her appeal, leaving the coalition’s back-to-work schemes in tatters. Cait...
Internships now “as important as a first class degree” says expert

Internships now “as important as a first class degree” says expert

GOOD GRADES ARE WORTHLESS WITHOUT RELEVANT EXPERIENCE, SAY UK’S BIG GRADUATE RECRUITERS Graduates who worked hard on their studies but spent their summers doing bar work or a shop job will miss out on the best graduate jobs in 2013, analysts have said. In an...