Does Beyonce really pay her interns in Pepsi and selfies?

Does Beyonce really pay her interns in Pepsi and selfies?

ADVERT ASKS APPLICANTS TO COMPILE OFFICIAL BLUE IVY BABY BOOK AND SCOUR INTERNET FOR UNFLATTERING PHOTOS AND REQUEST THEIR REMOVAL An advert has appeared in which the global superstar and multimillionaire Beyonce Knowles appears to be looking for unpaid summer...
Government “got its maths wrong” on tuition fees, adviser admits

Government “got its maths wrong” on tuition fees, adviser admits

THOUSANDS OF GRADUATES STRUGGLE TO REPAY LOANS – SO POLITICIANS CONSIDER PUTTING FEES UP FURTHER (YES, REALLY) A key government adviser has admitted the government “got its maths wrong” when calculating the new maximum of £9,000 per year figure for...
Student fees system crumbles as graduates struggle to pay back loans

Student fees system crumbles as graduates struggle to pay back loans

NEW £9,000 FEES POLICY SET TO COST MORE THAN THE SYSTEM IT REPLACED How confident are you that you’ll be able to repay your entire student loan? The proportion of graduates struggling to pay back their student loans is now so high that experts predict the new...
Bosses! Don’t expect newbies to know it all on day one!

Bosses! Don’t expect newbies to know it all on day one!

EMPLOYERS REMINDED TO TRAIN AND MENTOR THEIR YOUNG STAFF Bosses have been reminded of their responsibility to train and mentor their young staff, rather than expecting you to know everything on Day One in a new job. A new document has been produced by the Chartered...
Are you a graduate job snob?

Are you a graduate job snob?

BEING PICKY? OR JUST DESPERATELY TRYING TO MAKE YOUR DEGREE PAY OFF? A row has erupted over whether graduate ‘job snobs’ should take anything they can get or hold out for a position where their degree is appreciated, after a graduate told the Guardian that...
Oops! Nearly half of graduates wish they’d studied something else

Oops! Nearly half of graduates wish they’d studied something else

WOULD A DIFFERENT DEGREE HAVE BOOSTED YOUR PROSPECTS? A new survey by Totaljobs.com has found that more than four in ten graduates wish they’d studied a different subject at university. Almost half (44%) of those questioned said they wish they’d picked a...
Is anyone else getting annoyed about long, unpaid student ‘work placements’?

Is anyone else getting annoyed about long, unpaid student ‘work placements’?

THOUSANDS PAYING TUITION FEES TO GO OUT AND WORK FOR NOTHING Did you work for free as part of your degree course? Graduate Fog is receiving a growing number of complaints from students who feel the work placements they are doing as part of their course are too long,...
Why your unpaid internship could be BAD for your career (yes, really)

Why your unpaid internship could be BAD for your career (yes, really)

UNPAID INTERNS NO MORE LIKELY TO GET PAID JOBS THAN THOSE WHO DON’T BOTHER OR CAN’T AFFORD IT If you’re going to do an internship, make sure that it’s paid. Graduates who do unpaid internships are no more likely to find a paid, permanent job...
The graduates paying £3,250 to learn how to work at a start-up

The graduates paying £3,250 to learn how to work at a start-up

IS EIGHT-WEEK “PAY-TO-LEARN-TO-EARN” COURSE A RIP-OFF? Graduate Fog is increasingly concerned about the rise in post-uni, pre-job training courses being targeted at recent graduates struggling to find a paid, permanent job in their chosen field. The latest...