Should I sign up for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)?

Should I sign up for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)?

THE PROS AND CONS OF SIGNING ON AFTER GRADUATION Are you struggling to find work, running out of cash – and considering signing on for Jobseeker’s Allowance? Is the money you get worth the hassle of applying? And can you do internships (either paid or...
Frontline / Anger grows as social care graduate scheme issues “heartless” response to participants’ complaints

Frontline / Anger grows as social care graduate scheme issues “heartless” response to participants’ complaints

SENIOR STAFF SHOW NO CONCERN FOR DISTURBING STORIES OF THOSE TRAPPED ON THEIR PROGRAMME The row with Frontline – the government’s graduate scheme for the social care sector – has escalated after the organisation blasted this website for...
Dyslexic graduates: 6 job hunting tips you need to know about

Dyslexic graduates: 6 job hunting tips you need to know about

NEW ADVICE ON CVS, APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS FOR GRADUATES WITH DYSLEXIA Being a dyslexic graduate can make a tough job market feel even tougher. Graduate applications, CVs, covering letters, assessment days and interviews are all more stressful if words swim on the...
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...
New compulsory living wage announced – but you won’t get it until your 25th birthday

New compulsory living wage announced – but you won’t get it until your 25th birthday

CHANCELLOR ANNOUNCES BOOST TO PAY – BUT UNDER-25s EXCLUDED (FOR NO APPARENT REASON) The Chancellor George Osborne has just announced the introduction of a new compulsory living wage of £7.20 per hour, which will take effect from April 2016 and rise to £9 an hour...
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,...