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People are working longer hours than they were two years ago to deal with bigger work loads , according to the Robert Walters Career Lifestyle Survey.
The survey reveals that 82% now work 40 hours or more per week (compared to 68% in 2011) and 28%
When it comes to starting your career ‘experience’ is everything, and the Duke of Edinburgh award is one of the best way for you to get new skills and gain experiences.
Offering a wide range of activities the DofE is well-respected by employer
Bobby Nayyar of Equality in Publishing (Equip) offers his advice on how to get into publishing.
1. Think Digital. Do Digital. Be Digital
Digital publishing has caused and continues to cause a sea change in the industry – one that is excitin
Ah, the famous Gap Year! Lazing by the pool, getting a tan and whilst you’re at it spending some time ‘finding yourself’. But, with mounting student loans and growing graduate unemployment is the adventure still worth it? Well, Yes, No and Mayb
With candidate shortages and recruitment challenges reportedly plaguing UK organisations, increasingly HR directors are relying on the advancement in technology to support their wider recruitment drive, according to new research1 from specialist recr
Apprenticeship schemes need to challenge the perception that they are a weaker option than university education, after a survey of parents found that less than a fifth believe that an apprenticeship has the same status as a university degree.
When you’ve studied hard to get the right qualifications, and then worked equally hard to get a good job, the last thing you want to do is unintentionally self-sabotage your fledgling career. But each year, thousands of graduates enter the workforc
With many university courses including a placement year as part of its curriculum, statistics show more than 70% of students take up work experience in their preferred industry.
These are a great way to gain practical experience and improve your j
Royal Mail is a significant graduate employer undergoing a major transformation programme. At the heart of this change is its Operations function. Once seen as male dominated, more and more female graduates are making their mark thanks to an outstand
For most supervisors, the interview process is a "weeding out" of unsuitable candidates. Asking the wrong questions can flag you as a potential problem employee. Red flag topics often include money, personal time and benefits.
As a general princip