Graduates face tougher tests than CEOs when applying for jobs

Graduates face tougher tests than CEOs when applying for jobs

SENIOR EXECS GET AN EASIER RIDE WITH INTERVIEWS, TESTS AND BACKGROUND CHECKS Applying for graduate jobs? You’ll probably have to jump through more hoops than the boss of the company did to get his or her job as CEO. A new report has found that graduates go...
Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say

Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say

FASHION BRAND OFFERS HALF THE GOING RATE FOR POSITION DESCRIBED * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * A minimum wage ‘reception internship’ advertised by a luxury fashion brand should have paid £22-28,000, according to recruitment experts. Suspicions are growing that...
Is true diversity more than skin deep?

Is true diversity more than skin deep?

FIRMS MUST IMPROVE THEIR SOCIAL CLASS MIX, NOT JUST ETHNIC AND GENDER In 2014, what does a truly diverse workforce look like? And is it even visible to the naked eye, from a company’s gallery of staff photos? In recent weeks, we’ve seen diversity hit the...
Is it ever okay to lie on your CV?

Is it ever okay to lie on your CV?

A BIG FIB COULD MEAN TEN YEARS IN PRISON (YIKES!) – BUT WHAT ABOUT A LITTLE WHITE LIE? Job-hunting graduates have been shocked to learn that lying on their CV could land them in prison for up to ten years. Given the shortage of positions available for young...
Do you have graduate salary envy?

Do you have graduate salary envy?

A QUARTER EXPERIENCE ‘LOW EARNER ANXIETY’ Tens of thousands of graduates regularly compare their salary to that of their friends and suffer from ‘low earner anxiety’ as they find their post-university pay packet is smaller than they expected it...
Looking for the exit already? Most graduates have changed careers once by the age of 24

Looking for the exit already? Most graduates have changed careers once by the age of 24

ARE YOU PLANNING TO SWITCH OR STICK? Most of today’s graduates have already changed careers at least once by the age of 24, new research has found. So if you’ve started your career and are already thinking about quitting, you’re in good company. This...
World’s first ‘ethical’ graduate job board launches… HERE!

World’s first ‘ethical’ graduate job board launches… HERE!

NO UNPAID INTERNSHIPS – AND A RESPONSE TO EVERY APPLICATION GUARANTEED Graduate Fog today launches the world’s first ‘ethical’ graduate job board, in which graduate jobseekers will only see graduate jobs and employers that are worthy of your...
Average graduate salary “between 11 and 80k”

Average graduate salary “between 11 and 80k”

MIND THE GRADUATE PAY GAP! VAST RANGE IN STARTING WAGES DEPENDS ON THE INDUSTRY YOU PICK There is an enormous gap between the highest and lowest graduate starting salaries, according to new research seen by Graduate Fog. While some lucky graduates walk straight into...
Want to join the police? Pay £1,300 before you can even apply

Want to join the police? Pay £1,300 before you can even apply

AND FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE IF YOU DON’T GET THE JOB *GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE* Graduates considering joining the Metropolitan Police are being put off by the high cost of a compulsory new certificate they must have before they can even apply, Graduate Fog can...