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Top class graduates neglected by recruiters

28 Sep 2007

Employers are increasingly neglecting to recruit graduates with the highest potential due to increased pressures on speeding up the recruitment process.Industrial society, Bright Futures, states that ...

'Best' student wins engineering award

28 Sep 2007

A graduate of the University of Sheffield has won a trophy at the national Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) awards.Edward Spalton, who recently completed a degree in Aerospace Engineering, wo...

Young workers complement old, says study

27 Sep 2007

A mix of ages in the workplace has beneficial effects on the skills base, according to new research.The Department of Work and Pensions poll revealed that younger employees pass on modern and sometime...

Young temps win award

26 Sep 2007

Two young temps have won an award from The Business Connection in recognition of their dedication.Laura Champion and Clare Booth were credited for their achievements and efforts as temporary staff and...

Hundreds of new jobs for south Devon

26 Sep 2007

Students hoping to find holiday or part time work in South Devon next year may find the search easier than expected.Supermarket chain Tesco has been chosen to develop a new store and town complex in B...

Graduates could see benefits of homework

25 Sep 2007

Graduates looking for work could become part of a growing trend of people working from home in the UK.Research by the Zurich home insurance company has found that many British professionals are workin...

Scottish job market 'strong' despite dip

25 Sep 2007

Graduates and students looking for work in Scotland will find an abundance of employment opportunities, despite a slight reduction in job market growth since June.According to the latest Labour Market...

PwC and Deloitte 'best graduate employers'

24 Sep 2007

Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) and Deloitte have been named as the top two places new graduates would most like to work.According to the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers list, sourced from the UK Gradu...

New M&S depot to create thousands of jobs

24 Sep 2007

A new Marks and Spencer distribution centre in Bradford will create thousands of jobs, according to a report from the Yorkshire Post newspaper.Students hoping to work in Yorkshire may be interested to...

Shorter degrees to improve job access

24 Sep 2007

Cutting the duration of Scottish university degrees from four years to two could improve students' job opportunities on graduating, it has been argued this week. The government is considering introduc...

Students work part-time to pay off debts

21 Sep 2007

University students are increasingly looking for work to pay off debts, according to the National Union of Students (NUS).Under financial pressure from increased tuition fees, as well as the costs of ...

Companies narrow their search for graduates

19 Sep 2007

Companies are keen to recruit graduates though are narrowing their criteria, according to the Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB).GRB's co-founder, Dan Hawes, explains that many organisations value "off...

'3 million Brits make hobbies pay'

19 Sep 2007

Students aspiring to their dream graduate job may be interested to know that three million people in the UK have turned their hobby into a full-time career.According to research by Friends Provident, ...

E-Skills launches IT initiative

18 Sep 2007

E-Skills UK has announced its plan to launch an initiative to changeyoung peoples attitudes to IT-focussed careers it has emerged.Named simply Revitalise IT, the employer-led sector skills council run...

OECD: It pays to stay in education

18 Sep 2007

Getting a university degree can help young people in Britain earn more money, a recent survey suggests. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has found that graduates "enjo...

Jobseekers value ethics

17 Sep 2007

People looking for employment are increasingly ruling out employers who are not socially responsible, a survey by Reed Employment has found.The study showed that over half (57 per cent) of the 6,000 j...

Hospital dress code to limit infection

17 Sep 2007

Health secretary Alan Johnson has announced guidelines for a new dress code policy for hospitals to reduce the spread of bugs such as MRSA and clostridium difficile. It has been reported that hospital...

Young turn to net for career help

14 Sep 2007

New research suggests that many young people are relying on the internet to learn about jobs, because they don't get enough career development in full-time education.The YouGov study was launched this...

City jobs stable, says survey

14 Sep 2007

There is good news for graduates looking for career opportunities in the City of London as jobs in the capital's financial district remain stable according to a new survey.The Morgan McKinley London E...

Drive to combine work and study

13 Sep 2007

Universities have been urged to provide more degrees for mature students.Students are often encouraged to get paid work. Now, workers may be offered more of a chance to become students again.John Denh...

Unemployment falls again

13 Sep 2007

It seems that it is a good time to be entering the UK job market.According to research from the Office of National Statistics, British unemployment continued to decrease in the three months to July.Th...

'Bad' jobs damage prospects

12 Sep 2007

Low-paying jobs can damage future employment prospects as much as sustained unemployment, new research has suggested.New graduates often worry that being unemployed for months after university will ma...

'Thanks' could boost your chances

12 Sep 2007

Saying thank you after an interview could help you get the job, a new study has suggested.The survey, conducted by OfficeTeam, found that 88 per cent of managers said a thank you note would make a pos...

London students win entrepreneur award

11 Sep 2007

Five students from a school in Hackney have seen off competition from teams from schools all over the UK to be crowned winners of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship's (NFTE) business plan compe...

2nd degree funding cuts

10 Sep 2007

Final year students will soon have one more reason to dive into the graduate workforce.The government has announced it is to re-direct funding away from students who want to study for a second degree....

Digital training for journalists

10 Sep 2007

Leading figures in the world of journalism have emphasised the need for up-to-date training methods.Joanne Butcher, chief executive of the National Council for the Training of Journalists, recently em...

Bike thefts cost millions

07 Sep 2007

Cash-strapped students should take greater care of their bicycles, new research has suggested.The study, from Direct Line Home Insurance, found that on average, 106 student bicycles are stolen every d...

One-third of UK workers are unhappy

07 Sep 2007

New graduates are being advised to avoid the unhappiness that seems to afflict so much of the UK workforce.According to recent research commissioned by learndirect Careers Advice, some 31 per cent of ...

Student architect designs new classroom

06 Sep 2007

A study centre is going to be built in the new forest to enable people to get closer to nature. The tree house study centre will cost £500,000 and will be built in woodland on the Beaulieu Estate. As...

Music offers student a career path

06 Sep 2007

A childhood interest in music looks as if it might lead a Calderdale teenager into an exciting career. Matthew Shaw, now 15 and a student at North Halifax Grammar School, was six when he took up he tr...

House giant launches graduate scheme

05 Sep 2007

Leading housing firm Barratt Developments has launched a recruitment programme aimed specifically at graduates.This will come as welcome news for university leavers looking to enter the property indus...

Race affects student choices, study suggests

05 Sep 2007

Students' ethnicity affects their job choices, according to new research.A survey by European research firm Universum polled 7,763 students on what their considered their "ideal job" to be.6,006 stude...

Manners matter, say employers

05 Sep 2007

University leavers need good manners as well as high academic qualifications, new research has suggested.A new study by NFI Research found that 95 per cent of senior executives and managers rated good...

Students possessed by new course

04 Sep 2007

If you've always aspired to be the next Fox Mulder, a new Scottish university course might be what you're looking for.For next month, Glasgow University will be running a 20-week course investigating ...

Grads can "flourish" in small firms

04 Sep 2007

Graduates joining small enterprises after university have "a lot more room to flourish" within their careers, according to one recruitment expert.Dan Hawes, co-founder of the Graduate Recruitment Bure...

50% of students work all year round

03 Sep 2007

Over 50 per cent of students work all year round to make ends meet, new research has found.The survey, by Milkround.com, also revealed that a whopping 84 per cent think a part-time job is vital to hel...

Student finance challenge launched

03 Sep 2007

Students looking for brownie points in the world of finance may want to consider taking part in the latest investment initiative.eFinancialCareers.com has recently launched The Investment Challenge, s...

Student loan interest rate to double

03 Sep 2007

Unfortunately, students graduating from university will soon see their debts rising even faster.As reported by Thisismoney.co.uk, the student loan interest rate is set to double, from 2.4 per cent to ...

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