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Norwich Union Plans Internship Programme

27 Dec 2008

It is difficult to overstate how impressive internships and work experience can look on your post-university CV. And now, Norwich Union – in partnership with the Institute of Financial Planning...

Looking For A McGraduate Job?

23 Dec 2008

How would you like one of the 150 graduate jobs with high-street fast-food retailer McDonald’s? That is how many trainee business manager places they are expecting to fill in 2009. McDonald...

Good News for Scottish Work Placements

10 Dec 2008

Scottish students hoping to land internships or a work placement have been given a boost by the Scottish Government. The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Expe...

Degrees 'worth' more than £100,000

05 Dec 2008

Those of you looking for graduate jobs generally or more specifically graduate jobs in London will probably have been following the news about the recent findings of the 1994 Group (see our previous...

Santa Hat Mystery at Cambridge University

03 Dec 2008

Students looking for graduate engineering jobs in London may be able to figure out the mystery of the Santa hat at Gonville and Caius College in Cambridge University. A huge red Father Christmas...

'Net Generation' should promote tech skills

28 Nov 2008

If you are one of many students hoping to find a graduate job then it probably sounds like simple common sense that you should be selling your technical abilities to potential employers. However, acco...

Edinburgh Fringe Benefits

24 Nov 2008

Those of you currently looking for graduate jobs in London might feel a little aggrieved that you had such a tough and frugal path through your university days. The new wave of undergraduates may ...

Ethnic minorities recruited by MI6

21 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in London could end up being targeted for recruitment by MI6, which has just launched a new recruitment drive.The head of recruitment at the Secret Intelli...

Oxbridge students prefer work/life balance

21 Nov 2008

Oxbridge students put a good work/life balance ahead of pursuing their career, according to new research.Almost three-quarters of respondents to a survey carried out by media recruitment firm Top Empl...

Graduate programmes to get ratings

21 Nov 2008

Employers offering graduate jobs in London will soon be able to see how effective their graduate schemes are, it has been claimed.A new initiative set to be launched by Graduate Prospects will use a n...

Job security changes graduates outlook

21 Nov 2008

University leavers attempting to bag a graduate job in London are more interested in getting onto the career ladder than using their degrees, it has been claimed.According to new research by financial...

Pfizer launches new research centre

20 Nov 2008

Pharmaceutical firm Pfizer has opened a new stem cell research centre – news which may be of interest to qualified scientists looking for graduate jobs in London and the surrounding area.Despite a p...

Mystery shopper firm expands

20 Nov 2008

A leading American firm in the mystery shopper sector is expanding internationally – news which could be of use to UK university students looking for part time jobs.Corporate Research International ...

Graduate nursing posts double

19 Nov 2008

University leavers hunting for graduate jobs in London may like to know that in the past four years the number of graduate nurses employed in the UK has almost doubled, according to new research.Figur...

Scottish businesses get grants for grads

19 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate IT jobs may be interested to hear that businesses on the Shetland Isles are being offered a £7,500 incentive to take on graduates.The Highlands and Islands Ent...

'More money needed for fashion colleges'

18 Nov 2008

The fashion industry has said it would fill more graduate jobs in London with university leavers from fashion colleges if the courses were of a higher standard, it has been reported.Jasper Conran, Mul...

Graduates demand serious interviews

18 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in London are demanding serious job interviews that give them an insight into the way a company works.According to Sainsbury's, after speaking to potential...

Graduates 'turned off by quirky interviews'

14 Nov 2008

Employment 4 Students – Number 1 for Graduate jobs in LondonGraduates are becoming increasingly turned off by "quirky" interview questions, according to new research.The findings from Sainsbury's sho...

Marketing is 'a force for social good'

13 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in London may be interested to hear that marketing has been dubbed a force for social good, it has been reported.According to Business Review, the rise to ...

Social networking 'is beneficial'

13 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate IT jobs may be interested to hear that having access to social networking sites while in the office can be beneficial for their employers, it has been claimed.A...

Big brands pull in top talent

13 Nov 2008

Companies with a reputable brand are more likely to attract top talent, it has been claimed.This year’s CIPD Recruitment, Retention and Turnover Survey showed that 71 per cent of companies are using...

Social carers 'come from all walks of life'

11 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in London might consider a job in social care, it has been reported.According to communitycare.co.uk, graduates without a degree in social care can underta...

CV 'security is essential'

11 Nov 2008

Those searching for graduate jobs in London have been warned to ensure they secure their CVs to avoid becoming victims of identity theft, according to new research.A new experiment launched by iProfil...

Online recruitment 'still in demand'

11 Nov 2008

Despite financial pressure from the ongoing economic downturn online recruitment agencies may be the best way for university leavers to find graduate jobs in London, it has been reported.According to ...

Graduate training needed for IFAs

11 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in Londin may be interested to hear that the introduction of graduate training schemes is needed in the independent financial advice sector, it has been re...

Graduate training needed for IFAs

11 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in Londin may be interested to hear that the introduction of graduate training schemes is needed in the independent financial advice sector, it has been re...

'Good time to start out in banking'

07 Nov 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in London could be interested to hear that now is a good time to start out in banking, it has been claimed.In an interview with Cherwell, one recent Lehman...

'Law is popular for non-law graduates'

07 Nov 2008

Former students looking for graduate jobs in London may be happy to hear that law is a popular career choice for non-law graduates, it has been reported.After studying on a graduate diploma in law con...

Postgraduate fair comes to Manchester

06 Nov 2008

University leavers concerned about the availability of graduate IT jobs in the UK may be interested to hear a postgraduate fair is coming to Manchester city centre.The Postgraduate Study Fair, which w...

'PhD career scheme praised'

06 Nov 2008

A programme which helps PhD students at Imperial College progress to the next phase in career and find graduate jobs in London has been praised by the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2008.The coll...

Top graduate employer named

05 Nov 2008

Students looking for graduate jobs in London may be interested to hear that PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been named the UK's number one graduate employer by the Times.The financial services firm, ...

Training advice from Bath Spa University

05 Nov 2008

Bath Spa University leavers worried about the prospect of finding graduate jobs in London will be given support to increase their employment chances, it has been reported.The university has organised ...

Poor careers advice is 'holding people back'

05 Nov 2008

Students looking for graduate jobs in London may be concerned to hear that half of university and secondary school careers advice is inadequate.According to the Sutton Trust, a charity which campaigns...

Renewable sector skills 'in high demand'

04 Nov 2008

Despite the current economic downturn students looking for graduate jobs in London may be interested to hear that the renewable energy sector is currently under skilled, it has been reported.The entir...

'University is increasing social mobility'

03 Nov 2008

University students looking for graduate jobs in London may be interested to hear that Labour policy is helping to improve social mobility, according to new government research.Prime minster Gordon Br...

Employers Predict Rise In Redundancy

01 Nov 2008

This week saw the release of a survey report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development showing that employers are predicting a rise in redundancy. CIPD chief economist John Philpott sa...

Graduates 'turn their backs on banking'

31 Oct 2008

Students looking for graduate jobs in London are turning their back on the banking sector, it has been claimed.The credit crunch has resulted in interest in graduate banking positions being cut in hal...

NUS 'changes tune'

31 Oct 2008

In a move that may affect future university students looking for graduate jobs in London, the National Union of Students (NUS) has said it is to become more pragmatic and aims to cap the cost of highe...

Green work experience placements offered

31 Oct 2008

Students at university about to embark on the search for graduate jobs in London are being offered the chance to take part in green work experience placements, it has been reported.Prospects Virtual F...

'More students should study abroad'

30 Oct 2008

More students should be encouraged to study abroad while at university, the higher education minister has said.David Lammy told an audience at a conference on the Bologna Process - which is designed t...

Chemical engineering shortages

30 Oct 2008

A lack of financial support in chemical engineering education could impact on the government's climate change plans and put firms under pressure to fill graduate jobs in London with appropriate candid...

Funding for student grants 'to be cut'

30 Oct 2008

Employment 4 Students - Number 1 for Graduate IT jobs.Funding for student grants has been cut by the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) to help plug a £200 million hole in its ...

Students warned against embellishing CVs

29 Oct 2008

Students could harm their chances of getting graduate jobs in London if they embellish their CVs, it has been claimed.Managing director of Career Builder Tony Roy told IT News: "One of the fastest way...

Studying abroad 'improves employability'

29 Oct 2008

University students who study abroad could improve their chances of picking up graduate jobs in London, it has been claimed.According to the Council for Industry and Higher Education (CIHE), internshi...

'Graduate recruitment continues as normal'

29 Oct 2008

University leavers worried about the lack of graduate jobs in London may be interested to hear that for many employers it is "business as usual", it has been reported.According to Martin Birchall, man...

'Gap years could get more popular'

27 Oct 2008

Post-university gap years could get more popular as the number of graduate jobs in London stops growing, employment experts have claimed.According to the Economist, the general consensus is that the g...

Graduates ‘seek legal shelter’

27 Oct 2008

University leavers struggling to find graduate jobs in London are turning to the legal profession for shelter, it has been claimed.According to the Lawyer, the number of students enrolling on Graduate...

'Graduates from top universities earn more'

27 Oct 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in London earn more on average if they are from top ranking institutions, it has been claimed.According to the London School of Economics (LSE), students f...

HSBC looks for 300 graduates

24 Oct 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in London may be interested to hear that HSBC is looking to hire more than 300 graduates next year, it has been reported.According to the Times the bank wi...

IT growth outside London

24 Oct 2008

Despite the impact of the credit crunch on graduate IT jobs in London, computing jobs outside the capital have not been so adversely affected, it has been claimed.The trend has developed as a result o...

'End of year reports to be trialled'

22 Oct 2008

Students looking for graduate jobs in London may have an end of year report to present to employer's outlining their achievements.According to the Associated Press, 18 universities across the country...

New psychometric testing for graduates

22 Oct 2008

A new tool for recruiters looking to select the right person from an increasing number of university leavers looking for graduate jobs in London is on offer, it has been reported.The Global Cognitive ...

Recruitment fairs 'are important'

21 Oct 2008

Students looking for gradauate jobs in London need to understand the importance of keeping in touch with what is happening in the job market, it has been claimed.According to Carl Gilleard, chief exec...

Second Life for London paramedics

20 Oct 2008

Paramedic students will be taught how to deal with emergency situations using Second Life before they apply for graduate jobs in London, it has been reported.The use of Second Life to provide student...

Transport for London on recruitment drive

18 Oct 2008

Transport for London is to increase the number of graduate jobs in London as it takes on new staff, it has been reported.As the authority expands its network with large projects such as Crossrail, it ...

Part-time job improves employability

18 Oct 2008

Students looking for a graduate job in London could improve their chances of getting one by taking up part-time work while they study, it has been claimed.According to the National Association of Stud...

Equality recruitment fair in London

17 Oct 2008

University leavers looking for graduate jobs in London, will be interested to hear there will be an employment fair at Canary Wharf on October 29th. The Grades graduate employment event – which stand...

IT graduates sought

17 Oct 2008

A shortage of university leavers filling graduate IT jobs could affect the delivery of public services, according to the British Computer Society (BCS). Debating the future of the IT sector in the UK,...

Students remain positive about prospects

16 Oct 2008

Students yet to graduate are upbeat about their employment prospects, it has been reported. Despite the current economic downturn, which has caused a plethora of redundancies across several industry ...

Graduates still struggling with debt

16 Oct 2008

Ministers have admitted a third of former university students are not earning enough money to pay back their student loans – seven years after graduating.Figures released by the government show 40,00...

Deloitte to boost female recruitment

15 Oct 2008

Financial services firm Deloitte has pledged to increase the number of female graduates it employs through its recruitment programmes, it has been reported.Head of employee engagement at the firm Tom ...

Job hunt will get more difficult in 2009

15 Oct 2008

The global credit crunch could put pressure on graduates finishing university in 2009, it has been reported.According to the journal-online.co.uk, the current economic downturn, which has seen world b...

Award winning graduate recruiters named

13 Oct 2008

The winners of the Best Firms for Graduate Recruitment & Development Awards have been announced. Shortlisted firms were split into two categories, those that hire more than 50 graduate recruits a year...

Sabre Charitable Trust are recruiting

12 Oct 2008

Sabre Charitable Trust are recruiting! The Sabre Charitable Trust is a micro charity working in the Central Region of Ghana, West Africa. In conjunction with the education authorities and rural ...

UK needs 'icons of science'

11 Oct 2008

Science minister Lord Drayson has said that the UK needs science "icons" for students and graduates to look up to, it has been reported.He told the BBC that he needed to make the younger generations a...

Extreme sports 'impress employers'

11 Oct 2008

Taking part in extreme sports such as snowboarding and mountain biking can look good on people's CVs and help graduates land their dream job, it has been claimed.According to research conducted by ind...

British physics graduates 'are ignorant'

10 Oct 2008

British physics graduates are ignorant when compared with their American and European counterparts, it has been claimed.According to the president of the European Science Foundation Ian Halliday, the ...

Marketing recruitment freeze 'inevitable'

08 Oct 2008

Graduate recruitment schemes for marketing will come under threat as the economic downturn continues, it has been claimed.According to Hugh Burkitt, chief executive of the Marketing Society, a morator...

Graduates "have never had it so tough"

07 Oct 2008

University students who graduated this summer "have never had it so bad", it has been reported.According to the Times, students are leaving university with unprecedented levels of debt and are finding...

Graduates heading to supermarket chain

06 Oct 2008

The Co-operative Group has said applications for its graduate recruitment programme has more than doubled over the last three years, it has been reported.According to the group, 2,223 university leav...

Student helps graduates find a job

04 Oct 2008

A former student from the University of Bath has set up a page on social networking site Facebook to allow graduates to showcase their skills.The GradRoom was designed by Nick Elliot, who graduated wi...

'Women to dominate workplace by 2033'

02 Oct 2008

The move toward soft-skills in the workplace will make women more employable and improve equal opportunities, according to new research.Commissioned by Microsoft Windows Mobile, the study reveals that...

Students struggle without maintenance

02 Oct 2008

Students across the UK are failing to get by without support from education maintenance allowances, it has been reported.According to the BBC, more than 150,000 students are without their allowance, w...

Argos to recruit Christmas temps

02 Oct 2008

British high street retailer Argos is to start its Christmas recruitment drive as at tries to fill positions at 700 stores in the UK and Ireland.Argos aims to hire 15,000 part-time staff in the run up...

Employees would rather work from home

01 Oct 2008

The traditional office could be under threat as more and more workers consider working from home, it has been reported.Graduates looking to reduce the cost of getting to and from work in the first job...

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