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...
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...
No idea how much student debt you have? Join the club

No idea how much student debt you have? Join the club

HALF OF GRADUATES KNOW ONLY ‘ROUGHLY’ WHAT THEY OWE No idea how much student debt you have, how long it will take to pay back, or how much interest you’re being charged? You’re not alone. New research shows that six in ten graduates don’t...
Wow! Employer offers £40,000 per student to help with university costs

Wow! Employer offers £40,000 per student to help with university costs

(AND NO, THEY DON’T HAVE TO PAY IT BACK WHEN THEY GRADUATE) Is it fair that students are burdened with the entire cost of their degree, when some of the world’s biggest firms also benefit – and profit – from that education? Professional...
Are your graduate debt repayments really just one “posh coffee” a day?

Are your graduate debt repayments really just one “posh coffee” a day?

CUT OUT CAPPUCCINOS TO PAY OFF YOUR LOAN, SAYS POLITICIAN – BUT DOES HIS MATHS ADD UP? A government minister who implied that graduates could pay off their debt easily by simply cutting out cappuccinos has been slammed for minimising the true scale of...
Young people are being shafted – so why don’t more under-35s VOTE?

Young people are being shafted – so why don’t more under-35s VOTE?

CAN’T BE BOTHERED – OR CAN’T SEE THE POINT? The UK’s under-35s could decide the result of the 2015 general election, says new research – but that’s only if they bother to vote. The list of problems facing young people seems to grow...
Graduate payslips – where did all your money go?

Graduate payslips – where did all your money go?

DECODE THE NUMBERS – AND MAKE SURE YOUR BOSS’S SUMS ARE RIGHT By guest blogger Elizabeth Grey The long-awaited day is finally here: your first graduate wage packet has landed. After you’ve got used to seeing such a healthy looking bank balance and...
QUICK! 25% off our book ‘How to Get a Graduate Job in a Recession’

QUICK! 25% off our book ‘How to Get a Graduate Job in a Recession’

THOUSANDS SOLD – NOW ONLY 100 LEFT! Want to find a great graduate job (not another unpaid internship – or minimum wage shop job)? Then we have great news! There’s now a special 25% discount on How to Get a Graduate Job in a Recession, the...
In work – but still skint? Unemployment drops – but many new jobs pay poverty wages

In work – but still skint? Unemployment drops – but many new jobs pay poverty wages

MORE, BETTER-PAID JOBS ARE STILL DESPERATELY NEEDED, ESPECIALLY FOR THE YOUNG Despite a rise in employment, there is deep concern that wage growth is still too low – and more, better-paid jobs are essential if young workers are to feel the benefits of the...