Is Poundland using unpaid workers again? Graduate says he’s stacking shelves for free on ‘demoralising’ Government work scheme

Is Poundland using unpaid workers again? Graduate says he’s stacking shelves for free on ‘demoralising’ Government work scheme

JOB CENTRE TOLD HIM AND NINE OTHERS TO COMPLETE SIX WEEK PLACEMENT IN BOLTON SHOP * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * Poundland has denied using unpaid workers to stack shelves in its stores, directly contradicting a source who has told Graduate Fog that he and nine others are...
How to get a graduate job at EY

How to get a graduate job at EY

WANT A GROWN-UP JOB WITH AN UN-STUFFY FIRM? READ ON! * FIND EXCLUSIVE INSIGHT AT GRADUATE FOG! * We like EY (formerly Ernst & Young). First, the professional services firm came out to support fair pay for interns. Next, we realised they are way ahead of the curve...
How to get a graduate job at RBS

How to get a graduate job at RBS

“BE HONEST – AND DON’T WORRY IF YOU DON’T KNOW ALL THE ANSWERS” RBS is a bank with a history of looking ahead. Since it was established by royal charter in 1727 (yes, really!), it has granted the world’s first overdraft, launched...
Asperger’s graduates — 12 tips you need to read

Asperger’s graduates — 12 tips you need to read

FIND FRIENDLY EMPLOYERS – AND KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS Job hunting is tough for everyone — but graduates with Asperger Syndrome (often referred to as ‘Asperger’s’) may face a few extra challenges when trying to...
Could bosses soon be JAILED for having unpaid interns?

Could bosses soon be JAILED for having unpaid interns?

WHY MORE WAGE CHEATS COULD FACE PROSECUTION IN FUTURE There have been calls for firms that employ unpaid interns to be prosecuted, not just fined or told to reimburse workers’ missing pay. Speaking shortly after 350 firms – including Debenhams, Subway and...
Should I do an unpaid internship?

Should I do an unpaid internship?

THINKING ABOUT WORKING FOR FREE? READ THIS FIRST Unpaid internships are illegal and unfair. But that doesn’t change the fact that you need to get your career started — and it’s hard to find paid, entry-level jobs. So, if you can find a way to fund...