Category: Job advise

Lower Pay for Graduates in Face of Student Debt!

The economy has recovered the almighty recession (mostly) but graduate pay has fallen a good £1,000, which is not ideal in the face of soaring student debt. New figures released by the Business Department show that in the year 2015, graduates earn a typical salary of £31,200 compared with £32,396, which was the going rate […]

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British School-Leavers Lack Essential Skills

New research by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has revealed that British school leavers are the worst in Europe for ‘essential skills’ needed to complete entry-level jobs in business – as reported by Telegraph.co.uk. Of the firms surveyed, four in ten felt junior candidates lacked “functional skills, basic literacy and numeracy”, compared to […]

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Tinie Tempah announces graduate job scheme

Award-winning rapper Tinie Tempah has announced plans to set up a charity that will provide financial support for graduates. It will cover anything from paying for the cost of travelling to auditions and buying a suit, or arranging work experience and subsidising hotel stays before job interviews. […]

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Ten ways to FAIL a job interview

Job interviews can be stressful (understatement alert!) and with so many things to remember, the strength of a handshake is probably not top priority. But it should be, according to recruitment specialists – who have named a week handshake as one of the biggest mistakes when it comes to interview faux pas. And that’s just […]

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Job availability index for May 2015

Graduates! – And students who’ve got feelers out for jobs… Venn Group, the specialist contract recruiter for organisations within the public and private sectors, has launched its Contract Recruitment Index for May 2015. Statistics for the report are derived using Venn Group’s market share across each geographic region as well as weekly records of new […]

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