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The winter semester break is not only a great time for students on the lookout to make some extra money but also a chance to test out the world of work, pick up skills and learn about possible long-term careers.
Here is our pick for of the top fiv
New research by O2 reveals that the unused digital skills sitting within the community of one million unemployed young people is estimated by UK businesses to be worth £6.7 billion.
These new findings indicate that businesses are in vital need of
Unpaid internships are the hot employment topic right now, with companies using students and graduates for unpaid work coming under increasing criticism.
But research conducted by theBigChoice.com shows that students see them as part of getting ca
Statistics from UCAS show that university applications from UK students are down 8.9% this year.
England has experienced the largest increase in tuition fees and has consequently been most affected by the fall in applications, with 10% fewer compa
Entrepreneur Simon Dolan stoked controversy last month by calling university “a waste of time” and “completely pointless”, boasting about how he turned an initial investment of £10 into a business making £6million profit a year. (more…)
Many of today’s youth are suffering from unemployment and difficulty in securing their first job and their attempt to gaining access and placing their ‘foot in the door’ for that ‘oh so important’ desirable career.
The need to gain varie
Unpaid internships are the hot employment issue at the moment, with much criticism being heaped on companies using young people as unpaid, full-time staff. But what do those being ‘exploited’ think about the situation? We asked current students a
The latest figures show that 43% of students who undertook an internship between 2006 and 2010 were not paid for their work.
Prospects asked 22,000 UK graduates over that period finding that 70% them had undertaken some form of work experience.
The clearing system through the university application site UCAS has reached a record number of applicants.
Figures from UCAS show that the total amount of University applications are up 1% and the places filled through clearing are almost a third