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The dos and don'ts of CV white lies

29 Jun 2007

Those little white lies on your first graduate CV really aren't worth it, according to employment experts.Recent research by Times Online has confirmed what we all suspected - although you might get a...

New media salaries exceed traditional roles

28 Jun 2007

A comprehensive survey of jobseekers has revealed that sales people working at digital and new media companies are demanding higher salaries than their counterparts at other media agencies.Conducted b...

Nursing roles most sought-after in medicine

28 Jun 2007

Nursing positions are by far the most sought-after in the medical profession, according to a leading recruiter.Specialist recruitment site Jobs4Medical.co.uk has revealed that 40 per cent of its medic...

4,000 medical posts unfilled, group claims

27 Jun 2007

Some 4,000 junior doctor training posts remain unfilled just weeks before jobs start on August 1st, a pressure group has insisted.Junior doctor lobby group Remedy UK claims to have seen a letter from ...

Gamers get qualified

26 Jun 2007

Tempted to play computer games instead of studying? With the new computer games degree on offer, it seems you can now do both.From this September, students can study for an MSc in Computer Games and E...

Google want talent

26 Jun 2007

Google only hire top talent, says its staffing boss.Liane Hornsey, staffing director at Google, has outlined just how hard it is to get a job with the firm.As reported by Peoplemanagement.co.uk, Ms Ho...

NHS launches new careers service

25 Jun 2007

The NHS is launching a new careers service for young people, with a view to inspiring them to work at the NHS.A free service will aim to engage unemployed youngsters and graduates by stimulating them ...

Harry pays student's fees

22 Jun 2007

One student has turned to Harry Potter to help pay his way through university.Toby Rundle was the owner of a rare first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the first in the serie...

Good news for student accountants

22 Jun 2007

Good news for students considering a career in accounting. Chartered accountants are in such high demand that their salaries now average nearly £80,000, research indicates.A study has been conducted ...

Bank gets tough with new grads

21 Jun 2007

A leading bank has decided to hit new graduates with interest charges of ten per cent on debts.It's the time of year when students and graduates are usually besieged by enticing account offers from th...

Commerce degrees fit the bill

21 Jun 2007

Degrees in business, management and commerce are becoming ever more popular as students seek to make themselves more employable.There has been much focus in recent months on the "skills crisis" affect...

Commerce degrees fit the bill

21 Jun 2007

Degrees in business, management and commerce are becoming ever more popular as students seek to make themselves more employable.There has been much focus in recent months on the "skills crisis" affect...

Student's Saatchi fairytale

20 Jun 2007

The dreams of one art student came true this week when a top collector visited his graduation show - and promptly bought the whole lot.James Howard, a student at the Royal Academy Schools, was shocked...

Fee controversy heightens

19 Jun 2007

The National Union of Students (NUS) has expressed concerns over the huge debts many students have to shoulder.Figures recently released by the Student Loans Company revealed that English students bor...

Moneymaking 'off the end of the map'

19 Jun 2007

A graduate who set up a travel agency for extreme holiday experiences has won a prestigious entrepreneurship award.Tom Morgan founded The League of Adventurists after his travels as a student.As repor...

"Sexing up" science

18 Jun 2007

Students are misled about what science degrees are really about, according to an industry employer.Mark Johnson, director of human resources at forensic science company Orchid Cellmark, has accused un...

MoD top government graduate employer

18 Jun 2007

The Ministry of Defence [MoD] has emerged as the most popular government department for graduate schemes.In the recent Universum UK Graduate Survey, the MoD came in third place overall when votes were...

Green jobs growing

15 Jun 2007

The government's Climate Change bill is encouraging graduate job growth in the renewable energy and utility sectors.The recent draft bill outlined plans to cut carbon emissions by 60 per cent, from 19...

Strategies for disabled students

15 Jun 2007

New strategies have been discussed regarding the best ways for disabled learners to make the transition into employment.Remploy, a provider of employment services for disabled people, have hosted a nu...

More jobs for uni leavers

14 Jun 2007

Good news for finalists - a new recruitment study has revealed that the number of jobs available when they leave university has gone up.The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey has indicated that UK emp...

Graduate fee scrapped

14 Jun 2007

The £2,000 fee Scottish students currently pay after graduation is to be scrapped.Fiona Hyslop, education secretary, told the Scottish parliament that the graduate endowment had "clearly failed" and ...

Network to bridge skills gap

13 Jun 2007

A network of professionals has been established to try and increase crucial graduate skills.It is the first network of its kind to work in continuing professional development (CPD) in higher education...

Net job hunting the norm

13 Jun 2007

Students and graduates now see surfing the net as the normal way to find a job, according to recruitment experts.Alan Brown, sales director at Graduate Prospects, emphasised: "Many current students an...

Student IT award offered

12 Jun 2007

A computer science competition has been launched, with university bursaries and opportunities to kick-start students' careers on offer.Sectors of industry have recently complained that there is a lack...

Student IT award offered

12 Jun 2007

A computer science competition has been launched, with university bursaries and opportunities to kick-start students' careers on offer.Sectors of industry have recently complained that there is a lack...

Students' job aims influenced by background

12 Jun 2007

Students whose parents don't have degrees are more focused on their own job prospects, new research suggests.As reported by the Guardian, the Futuretrack study, commissioned by the Higher Education Ca...

Huge student loans to cover fees

12 Jun 2007

English students borrowed almost £377 million to pay their tuition fees in 2006-7, according to figures just released.Almost £2.6 million was also lent to English students for maintenance costs.The ...

Gap year insurance risks

11 Jun 2007

Many school-leavers don't make proper travel insurance plans for their gap years - even though they are taking very valuable items with them.A recent survey by Direct Line indicated that of those 77,0...

'Soft skills' gap developing

08 Jun 2007

Financial services firms are facing a graduate skills crisis, according to a new research.KPMG, a leading provider of professional services in the UK, has produced a report, Global Skills for Graduate...

Serious science teacher shortage

07 Jun 2007

Student teachers planning to specialise in science should be in high demand when they qualify - campaigners have warned that science teachers are still in very short supply.A new report by the Campaig...

Students threatened by "debt culture"

07 Jun 2007

Borrowing and debt is now a normal part of life for most students, according to one expert - and they could be creating problems for themselves in the long run.Chris Tapp, associate director of Credit...

Debt can be career barrier

05 Jun 2007

Large student debts can become a barrier to entering certain careers after university, according to a national money education charity.Chris Tapp, associate director of Credit Action, suggested that t...

"Skill-pills" to boost performance?

05 Jun 2007

Students entering their first graduate jobs could soon be bombarded with "skill-pills" to boost their learning and performance.Skill-Pill Mobile Learning (SPML) is a new form of on-the-job training wh...

Scottish push for practical skills

04 Jun 2007

Degree qualifications should not necessarily be prioritised above vocational and practical skills, an expert has warned.David Watt, the executive director of the Institute of Directors (IOD) in Scotla...

Big chance for fashion students

04 Jun 2007

Hundreds of fashion students are hoping for their big break as Graduate Fashion Week continues.Running until June 6th, the event is showcasing clothes designed by 1,000 final year students from 48 uni...

IT and business skills needed

01 Jun 2007

The number of vacancies for IT professionals, particularly those with business skills, has risen sharply in recent months.According to figures from theitjobboard.com as reported by Onrec.com, the numb...

Business supports graduate photographers

01 Jun 2007

A financial services provider is aiding the career progress of a number of young photographers.Scottish Widows is offering talented young photographers the chance to win a commission to create the Sco...

Farm union supports Welsh students

01 Jun 2007

A new bursary was launched this week to help Welsh students on agriculture-related courses.The aim of the £1,000 bursary, provided by the Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW), is to encourage more young peo...

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