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Out-sourcing could impact on graduate jobs

29 Aug 2008

Companies out-sourcing jobs to developing countries like India could be having a negative impact on the British graduate job market, reports Silicon India.As more and more low-level IT and marketing j...

London college overhauls recruitment process

29 Aug 2008

Birkbeck, part of the University of London, has replaced its paper-based recruitment process with an online resource which is expected to reduce the cost-per-hire by 43 per cent.Concerned by the amoun...

Job security woes 'bubble to the surface'

28 Aug 2008

More than three million workers are worried they will not be in their current job in a year's time, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by the Trades Union Congress.The figure amounts to 13 per ce...

'Perception of IT threatens economy'

28 Aug 2008

Students' perception of IT studies could threaten the British economy as fewer people take on IT courses at university.The sector skills council has called for changes to be made to IT education to su...

Changes to flexible working

26 Aug 2008

The government will explore new ways to allow businesses to deal more effectively with requests for flexible working, according to the Department for Business Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (BERR).As ...

Part-time jobs 'important for students'

23 Aug 2008

Part-time jobs are important to students, with over 70 per cent claiming they work to cover basic living expenses.The suitable number of hours that students should work has been debated but the Nation...

Gap years 'are changing'

23 Aug 2008

Gap year travel is changing as the credit crunch hits many students across the UK, according to latest reports.A poll commissioned by social networking site, Bebo, has revealed that students are cutti...

IT staff 'fear for jobs'

22 Aug 2008

IT graduates who are looking to embark on their careers during the current economic downturn could be interested to hear that fears are rising over job security in the sector, it is being claimed.A re...

Flexible work 'to suffer'

21 Aug 2008

Flexible working could be under threat due to the credit crunch, it has been reported.Students working for employers who promote flexible working part-time to support their studies could be interested...

New diplomas 'give choice'

21 Aug 2008

New diplomas are about expanding choice, according to one careers advisor from Connexions.Maggie Cowan claims that for "far too long" students have had limited options and some people had failed to ac...

Busta gets voluntary work rolling

20 Aug 2008

Busta Rhymes is inviting students to get involved in community work in exchange for a ticket to an exclusive London gig, it has been reported.The US rapper got his hands dirty in a community project i...

Team GB needs funding

20 Aug 2008

Student athletes could be interested to hear the private sector is being approached to provide £100 million to fund potential Olympic Team GB athletes, it has been reported.Team GB is facing budget c...

Post-holiday blues hits 46%

19 Aug 2008

Half of the UK's workforce considers walking out on their job after returning from a holiday, new research claims.A survey by Direct HolidayBookings.co.uk found 46 per cent of Brits get such a bad-cas...

Gap years 'prove popular'

16 Aug 2008

Gap years are a popular way of students' broadening their horizons and experiences, one expert is claiming.Margaret Noble, pro-vice chancellor of Greenwich University, maintains she has seen many post...

Caterer to boost staff

16 Aug 2008

Catering students who are looking for part-time jobs in order to support their studies could be interested to hear a major firm is to increase its HR team by nearly one third, it has been reported.Eli...

Berr aims to reduce firms costs

15 Aug 2008

Employers could be interested to hear the government is aiming to reduce employment law costs for businesses.The Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Berr) has launched a new cam...

NHS win in tribunal

15 Aug 2008

Students working for part-time for the NHS in order to support their studies could be interested to hear that an NHS job-evaluation scheme can not determine equal pay claims, one court has ruled.The E...

TUC hits out at footwear rules

15 Aug 2008

Female students who feel pressured to wear high heels to their part-time workplace due to their employer's dress code could be interested to hear one union is calling for such rules to be stamped out...

Mergers 'can bring pay disputes'

14 Aug 2008

Students working part-time to support their studies could be interested to hear that organisations recruiting after a merger could face up to six years worth of unequal pay claims, according to one ex...

Outsourcing 'will grow in recession'

14 Aug 2008

IT students who are working one-year internships in the sector could be interested to hear one HR chief predict outsourcing will grow if the UK enters a recession, it has been reported.Barry Hoffman, ...

Strike action impending

13 Aug 2008

Students who work part-time for local authorities to support their studies could be interested to hear council staff in Scotland will walk out of their workplaces in just over a week.Members of the Un...

Firms considering grads, says Rec

13 Aug 2008

The number of graduate positions up for grabs is something companies will pay attention to during the summer months, one union has claimed.According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (Re...

Open Source 'helps grads'

13 Aug 2008

Open Source 'helps grads' The increasing use of open-source software in higher education establishments such as schools and colleges helps graduate employees make a seamless transition over to the wor...

Survey: Students turn to part-time work

12 Aug 2008

Almost half (48 per cent) of students turn to part-time employment in order to support their studies at university, new data suggests.Opinion panel Research conducted on behalf of Halifax also found t...

Unite: Banks shouldn't axe jobs

12 Aug 2008

Students working as summer temps in the financial sector could be interested to hear one union is urging the industry's institutions not to make "knee-jerk" job cuts. Unite has told banks that even if...

Travelodge to create jobs

09 Aug 2008

Students looking for part-time work to support their studies at university could be interested to hear the Travelodge has been applauded by a government minister for pledging to create hundreds of new...

Grads need experience, says REC

09 Aug 2008

Students need to think about the type of experience which will help them to stand out in the job graduate market, one expert claims.The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) is urging graduat...

750,000 students 'to work part-time'

08 Aug 2008

Nearly half of the UK student population will be in part-time employment by the start of the 2008/09 academic year, it is claimed.The Natwest Student Living Index 2008 revealed three-quarters of a mil...

Study: Working can help rehabilitation

08 Aug 2008

Students working on one-year internships in industry could be interested to hear that sickness absence could be reduced thanks to employers help through rehabilitation, it has been claimed. New govern...

Care work shortfall

08 Aug 2008

Innovative graduate recruitment is vital to secure the future social care workforce, it is being claimed.Care South is concerned about the lack of young people opting for the sector, which it believes...

McJobs opens opportunities for students

07 Aug 2008

Students who are looking for part-time work to support their studies at university could be interested to hear that fast-food giant McDonald's is set to create 4,000 jobs nationwide as it responds to ...

Student interns impress at the Ritz

07 Aug 2008

Two Yorkshire catering students have impressed bosses at the Ritz after dazzling them with their culinary skills while on a month placement at the prestigious hotel, it has been reported.Alberto Salas...

TUC blasts new govt H&S report

07 Aug 2008

Students working part-time jobs to support their studies could be interested to hear the government's new report on improving health and safety in the workplace falls short, according to one union.The...

Job security confidence low in UK

06 Aug 2008

Workers in the UK are increasingly worried about the security of their jobs, new research has found.Students who work part-time to support their studies at university could be interested to hear that ...

Firms warned over job cuts

06 Aug 2008

Students working as temps in order to support their studies at university could be interested to hear business chiefs have been issued a stern warning not to use the current financial climate as an ex...

More students 'taking part time work'

04 Aug 2008

Increasing numbers of students are taking up part time work or holiday jobs as they complete their studies, it has been reported.A study by NatWest found record numbers of students are working through...

Unusual careers increasing

01 Aug 2008

There has been an increase in the number of unusual jobs, which may be of interest to those planning unconventional graduate careers.Jobs such as badger consultants, dog psychologists, embalmers and f...

Police to bring in graduate programme

01 Aug 2008

The police are considering introducing a graduate programme which will fast track candidates to senior positions, it has been reported.According to Personneltoday.com, a green paper entitled 'From the...

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