As the days steadily become longer and darker, and the conclusion of 2011 grows nearer and nearer, it is time to start thinking about the New Year. Not just plans for the eve of the 31st (some may...

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The Ministry of Education released a notice on November 21st of this year indicating that if the graduate employment rate of a particular discipline is lower than 60% for two consecutive years, fewer...

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Graduate Jobs Work

The classic stereotype of an accountant to many people is based around simply adding up numbers. However, in today's modern commercial world, working as an accountant is more like being a business...

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Graduate Jobs Work

This week is going to be a little rant-y, though in true Aesop's fable fashion there will be a moral at the end. The other day a friend and I were drinking coffee, suddenly he turned to me and...

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When undergraduates start thinking of where they want to work on graduation, the chances are they will bring to mind large corporate organisations and blue-chip employers with graduate schemes. Hardly...

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Graduate Jobs Work

If you are a reader who graduated in July of 2011, you may soon receive or already have received a phone call enquiring as to what exactly it is you're doing with your life several months after you...

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Work Graduate Jobs

Since 1997, GRB has a great track record for placing graduates from Russell Group Universities into exciting graduate careers with the UKs top employers. Why am I saying this? Because with all the...

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Is work experience really that important? Yes it is. A recent business survey featuring over 700 university graduates revealed that 75% of these graduates found that work experience was invaluable to...

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A recent survey has showed that of the 679 graduates surveyed who had attended university, two thirds of those in a graduate job believed their degree played a very important part in them landing...

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So you've recently graduated, or will do at some point next year, and the world of paid employment awaits you. This sounds like a warm and fuzzy proposition: you can probably picture yourself now, sat...

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Graduate Jobs Work

I have just returned from a cruise to the Mediterranean. I didn't buy presents but I did bring back the fantastic Indian Summer that everyone in England enjoyed at the weekend. Seriously, the...

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Would you rather be a fish in a pond or a shark in a tank? Or put differently, would you rather work for a large company or for a small business? Students often opt for the large corporation and with...

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A friend of mine recently worked for my University, contacting recent graduates to find out what they were doing during the year after their graduation. Naturally, I enquired as to what those who like...

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As the new academic year begins, it brings with it all kinds of opportunities, as students return from summers spent (hopefully productively) elsewhere looking to once again make the most of their...

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Before and throughout university, students looking for career advice can often find themself hearing one idea echoed more than most, that of following one's passion, or doing what you love for a...

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A recent report, based upon research undertaken at Birmingham University, suggests that nearly a quarter of UK engineering graduates are working in non-graduate jobs or unskilled work such as waiting...

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For students and graduates still hesitant as to what particular career path they wish to undertake, finding out more about specific professions can be difficult. Even the most detailed of research can...

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In a bid to secure their dream job post-university, graduates are working more hours than ever...

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