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...
Mind the graduate pay gap! Men make £2,000 more than women in first job after uni

Mind the graduate pay gap! Men make £2,000 more than women in first job after uni

TWO GRAND GENDER PAY GAP STARTS STRAIGHT AFTER UNI The average graduate salary for male graduates is £2,000 more than for female graduates in their first job after university – indicating that the so-called ‘gender pay gap’ between the sexes can be...
All we want for Christmas is… a pay rise, say graduates

All we want for Christmas is… a pay rise, say graduates

SHOW US THE MONEY, SAY CASH-STRAPPED YOUNG WORKERS   Bosses who hire graduates, take note: what your young staff really want isn’t a Christmas party or more time off. Four in ten say what they really want is… a pay rise. A festive survey of 500 students...
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...
Skint but cheerful: Meet the graduates who refuse to get depressed about their debt

Skint but cheerful: Meet the graduates who refuse to get depressed about their debt

WAGES FOR UNDER-30s DROP BY 11% – BUT UPBEAT GRADS SAY “WE DON’T KNOW ANY DIFFERENT” How rich (or poor) do you feel – and does it get you down? Or do you refuse to worry about it? Graduate Fog has noticed a wide range in attitudes from...
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...
Two-speed graduate job market emerges – have you been left behind?

Two-speed graduate job market emerges – have you been left behind?

BOSSES TARGET STUDENTS EARLIER AND EARLIER – BUT WHAT HAPPENS TO THOSE STILL CONSIDERING THEIR OPTIONS BY THE TIME THEY GRADUATE? There are concerns that a two-speed graduate jobs market is emerging – with the most focussed, organised graduates racing...