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24/07/2007

Retail becomes a long-term career choice

The retail industry is shedding its image as a dead-end job and is increasingly offering career development opportunities, according to those working in the sector.

New research released today from Retailchoice. read more...

23/07/2007

Firms set for increased graduate legal job competition

Law firms are set to have more applicants vying for graduate legal jobs as the number of students applying to study law increases.

According to UCAS analysis of university applications, law is the most popular subject for the 2007 entry. read more...

23/07/2007

Graduates to gain loan 'repayment holiday'

Future graduates may gain up to £850 under a proposed student loan 'repayment holiday' period, according to the Institution of Fiscal Studies (IFS). read more...

20/07/2007

Increase in prospective graduates

The number of graduates is set to increase again over the coming years with another rise in university applications.

The research, gathered by Ucas, has shown that the number of applicants to English universities increased by more than six per cent based on last years figures. read more...

20/07/2007

Aardvark: More graduates in games development needed

Aardvark Swift, the specialist video game recruitment consultancy, is calling on UK games developers to employ more graduates, according to developmag.com.

With a lack of graduate talent in the industry the recruitment specialist is attempting to target university students to solve its recruitment headache. read more...

19/07/2007

Internet job vacancies on the increase

Graduate jobseekers need to use the internet as a major source of vacancies after Jobcentre Plus research showed that the web was becoming increasingly popular with recruiters.

Employers looking for staff are increasingly turning to the internet. Last year 25 per cent of all vacancies were advertised online. read more...

19/07/2007

Graduates advised on job seeking

Graduates looking at taking their first foray into the world of work have been given some timely words of advice.

Suzanne Cameron, senior commercial consultant from Carlton Resource Solutions, suggests a number of ways in which graduates can make their recruitment process more successful. read more...

18/07/2007

Student finance worry eased by staying at home

Almost one in three, worried about their student finance, intends to live with their parents in order to cut costs, according to a Lloyds TSB survey.

Over 30 per cent students believe that if they had to live in halls of residence or rented accommodation they would not be able to afford it. Last year's figure was 22 per cent. read more...

18/07/2007

Graduates benefit from study abroad

Students were urged to spend a period of studying or work abroad before they graduate, in a government report issued today. read more...

17/07/2007

Financial service employment in London continues growth

The financial service employment continues to grow in the capital as the number of vacancies rose by 15 per cent in June, compared to last year's figures. read more...

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