High fliers v low earners: How graduates are divided in the UK today

High fliers v low earners: How graduates are divided in the UK today

STARK CONTRAST IN TALES FROM “THE BEST” AND “THE REST” Hey, did you hear the one about “picky” graduates turning down top employers and reneging on job offers they’ve already accepted? Apparently, candidates are displaying...
Graduates v government! Fight is ON over student loan small print changes

Graduates v government! Fight is ON over student loan small print changes

VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO MOUNT HISTORIC CHALLENGE – CAN YOU HELP? The stage is set for an almighty showdown between graduates and the government, over sneaked-in changes to student loan small print which critics say wouldn’t have been allowed with any other...
Graduate unfair dismissal: Young workers are “disposable” now bosses can sack without reason, say job experts

Graduate unfair dismissal: Young workers are “disposable” now bosses can sack without reason, say job experts

HAS CHANGE TO LAW GIVEN EMPLOYERS TOO MUCH POWER? Recent graduates are among the first casualties of a change in law that has made it too easy for bosses to sack their workers without good reason, effectively making them “disposable” and “vulnerable...
London Zoo intern defends unpaid roles, saying: “I gained invaluable experience”

London Zoo intern defends unpaid roles, saying: “I gained invaluable experience”

AND CLAIMS YOU CAN LIVE ON EXPENSES IN LONDON * ANOTHER GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE! * A former London Zoo intern has defended its controversial unpaid internships, saying the backlash against her former employer is unfair as she gained “invaluable experience and...
Stop the madness! London Zoo seeks unpaid intern with a Master’s degree

Stop the madness! London Zoo seeks unpaid intern with a Master’s degree

SIX-MONTH ROLE IN LONDON PAYS JUST £5 PER DAY FOR LUNCH * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE! * >> Ooh! This story has picked up by London’s Evening Standard, the Guardian and the Independent A six-month, unpaid London Zoo internship has angered science graduates...
Just graduated and stuck in a low-paid ‘stop gap’ job? Don’t wait too long to move on, warns expert

Just graduated and stuck in a low-paid ‘stop gap’ job? Don’t wait too long to move on, warns expert

NEW NATIONAL LIVING WAGE WILL TEMPT FIRMS TO REPLACE STAFF WITH ROBOTS,  SAYS CBI BOSS Graduates stuck in ‘stop gap’ jobs should get out of them as soon as they can, according to an industry expert who fears low-paid jobs could soon be replaced by machines...
Dyspraxic graduates: 16 things you need to know when job hunting

Dyspraxic graduates: 16 things you need to know when job hunting

PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS – AND TAKE YOUR TIME, SAYS EXPERT Graduate job-hunting can feel especially daunting if you have dyspraxia (also known as developmental co-ordination disorder, or DCD). Being clumsy, forgetful and having a less-than-brilliant sense of...
Can’t find a decent job? You may have fallen into the “graduate skills gap”, expert warns

Can’t find a decent job? You may have fallen into the “graduate skills gap”, expert warns

CRAZY MISMATCH LEAVES “PEOPLE WITHOUT JOBS – AND JOBS WITHOUT PEOPLE” Can’t find a decent graduate job that uses your degree properly? It’s not your fault. A world-renowned expert has claimed that many of today’s job-hunting and...