Should I work for a big company or a start-up?

Should I work for a big company or a start-up?

RIGHT ANSWER DEPENDS ON YOUR PERSONALITY AND GOALS, SAYS EXPERT “Should I work for a big company or a start-up?” is a common question. Graduates often see a spot on a prestigious graduate scheme as the ultimate prize — but experts say it’s a...
I have a big gap on my CV – what should I do?

I have a big gap on my CV – what should I do?

TOP EMPLOYER GRANT THORNTON TELLS GRADUATE JOB HUNTERS WHAT YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW Looking for a graduate job? While there is plenty of basic advice around, you’ve probably learnt that finding answers to some of your trickier questions is much more challenging....
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...
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...
Aldi graduate scheme better than Google’s, say UK graduates

Aldi graduate scheme better than Google’s, say UK graduates

SHOCK RESULT AS DISCOUNT RETAILER BEATS TECH GIANT IN NEW LIST OF TOP EMPLOYERS The Aldi graduate scheme is better than Google’s, according to the UK’s graduates. The discount retailer has risen to number two in the prestigious Times Top 100 list of...
Can’t find a graduate job? Perhaps you’re just not posh enough

Can’t find a graduate job? Perhaps you’re just not posh enough

IT’S OFFICIAL: TOP FIRMS FAVOUR ‘POLISHED’ APPLICANTS FROM PRIVILEGED BACKGROUNDS (EVEN IF THEY’RE LESS CLEVER) The UK’s top employers have been slammed for sidelining the UK’s bright working class applicants in favour of more...