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24/01/2013

Graduates: How to rock your first job

Showing up for work on time, if not a few minutes early, is a simple and easy way to impress a new employer (provided you can get out of bed on time!). read more...

24/01/2013

Graduate employers value work experience over academic qualifications

According to a report by High Fliers, almost half of employers anticipate taking on extra graduates in 2013. Hooray!

However, it also revealed that firms expect over a third (36%) of entry-level jobs to be filled by people who have already worked for the company. read more...

23/01/2013

Chest puffing and unbefitting bragging: can being over-confident damage your chances at interview?

Confidence is good. It puts you at ease and makes an interview a whole lot less scary.

But, as we all know, too much of a good thing, and it ain’t a good thing no more. read more...

23/01/2013

Surprising decline in number of computer science graduates

Official figures have revealed a fall in the number of people completing computer science degrees at higher institutions in the UK. read more...

23/01/2013

Government introduces new teacher training scholarships for the best mathematics graduates

Our classrooms are now being staffed by high-achieving maths graduates according to the latest figures released from the Teaching Agency, revealing that the proportion of maths graduates entering training with a 2:1 degree or better has risen from 51 to 62 per cent over the last year. read more...

22/01/2013

Top five coolest UK offices

A desk, a chair and a PC that looks like it was fished out of the 90s and plonked onto your work space. 

Offices are nothing special. read more...

22/01/2013

Interviews: do employers really base their decisions on candidate quality?

If you’ve spent the first few weeks of the New Year steadily applying for graduate jobs, responses are likely to be just around the corner. read more...

19/01/2013

Engineering graduates in huge demand

A university’s Engineering and Technology Careers Fair has reached full capacity, clearly showing that employers in the industry are still keen to take on graduates despite difficulties in the jobs market. read more...

19/01/2013

Graduates earn £115,000 more than those who didn’t go to university

It’s an age-old saying: money doesn’t buy you happiness. read more...

18/01/2013

A quarter of people regret not chasing a career in technology

“Technology has revolutionised our lives - from the way we work, to the way we play.”

This is from Stuart Silberg, VP of Technology at Hotels. read more...

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