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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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