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04/06/2008

Financial support available for teacher training

Getting financial support for teacher training is easier than for other areas of postgraduate study, it has been claimed.

Elspeth Farrar, communications director for the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services said all PGCE students received "some funding". read more...

02/06/2008

IT graduates 'confident' over career

IT graduates appear to be positive about their career prospects despite the effects of the credit crunch on the UK.

Figures obtained from the Badenoch and Clark Happiness at Work Index for IT Professionals have suggested young IT workers are happy at work and confident about their future prospects.

Some 40. read more...

30/05/2008

FT: Top 50 UK workplaces

The Financial Times has announced its top 50 UK workplaces 2008, compiled by the Great Place to Work Institute.

IT graduates and university students will be interested to learn that US-based search engine giant Google has come out on top, closely followed by the Structure Group in second and Asthma UK in third place. read more...

30/05/2008

Recruiters look for IT skills

Knowledge and experience in IT is something employers look for when recruiting new management staff, it has been claimed.

Nick Folkes, IT director and UK head of infrastructure and operations at Tesco, believes technology skills are vital individual assets which can benefit all aspects of an organisation, reports Computer Weekly. read more...

29/05/2008

Astronaut recruitment drive launched

Applications for entry into outer space are being welcomed as the European Space Agency launches a new recruitment drive.

The first selection process for potential astronauts in Europe since 1992, this is described as a "rare opportunity to be at the forefront of ESA' s human spaceflight programmes". read more...

29/05/2008

Top five interview mistakes revealed

A company director has suggested the top five mistakes made by graduate job-hunters at interview.

Regular question-poser Sarah Drew, general manager of TheLadders.co.uk, said some graduates "shoot themselves in the foot when you actually meet them", reports Onrec.com. read more...

21/05/2008

Employers using tests at interview

More employers are turning to psychometric testing to determine the best job candidates, it has been claimed.

According to reports, exams, aptitude and personality tests are increasingly complimenting the role of the traditional CV and interview in the application process. read more...

21/05/2008

Employers using tests at interview

More employers are turning to psychometric testing to determine the best job candidates, it has been claimed.

According to reports, exams, aptitude and personality tests are increasingly complimenting the role of the traditional CV and interview in the application process. read more...

19/05/2008

Job hunters "superstitious" at interview

Job candidates are turning to a range of "lucky" items to inspire them at interview, a recent survey has claimed. read more...

09/05/2008

iProfile 'strengthens new-generation CV'

iProfile has acquired PurplePassport in a development that furthers its drive to become the company redefining the job seeking process.

The acquisition stands to benefit the 2.3 million people who have replaced their traditional CV with an iProfile, as well as million more that are yet to make the switch. read more...

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