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UK’s most popular graduate jobs revealed

UK’s most popular graduate jobs revealed

Graduate jobs at law firms and investment banks are the most popular in the UK, according to a new list of the top 50 graduate roles in 2018. The most popular graduate job last year was Virgin Media’s...  

17/06/2019 | 0 Comments |

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Is it vital to get a job straight from uni?

You may have heard today that Mary Curnock Cook, the outgoing head of UCAS, said that some parents and universities have become "too fixated" on using uni purely as a stepping stone to work. In an interview...  

25/04/2017 | 0 Comments |

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Young people ‘don’t have support’ to pursue science careers

By Clare Wiley  Many young people think they wouldn’t be able to secure a job in science, new research has revealed. A survey of 2,500 16- to 24-year-olds in the UK has found that science...  

24/11/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Entrepreneurs and businesses around the world are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week from 14-18 November, sharing stories of pioneering ideas and inspiring young people. We’re recognising...  

14/11/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Becoming a barrister could cost you £127,000

Are you thinking of beginning a career as a barrister? Well, if the new chair of the main barristers’ body is to be believed, you may need to plan your finances carefully... Chantal-Aimee Doerries...  

23/02/2016 | 0 Comments |

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School leavers with extracurricular experience are ‘more successful’

Young people who take part in extracurricular activities stand out from the crowd when it comes to applying for jobs, according to a new report by World Challenge. They are also more successful in their...  

19/10/2015 | 0 Comments |

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Changes to minimum wage for young people and apprentices

The national minimum wage is increasing this week – make sure you’re clued up with our guide below. From Thursday 1 October 2015, the minimum wage you should be paid per hour is: Apprentice*:...  

29/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

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Does the construction industry need to build its career image?

Just 3% of young people have looked for a job in construction even though the industry employs nearly two million workers, a new poll has revealed. Although nearly half of those surveyed agreed that...  

14/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

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Most girls want to be a vet, boys a footballer

Being a vet is the number one dream job for young girls, whereas boys want to be a professional footballer, according to a new survey. Job board reed.co.uk asked 250 children aged between seven and 10...  

10/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

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More graduates are being hired than ever before

Graduates have more job opportunities than ever before and are earning more too, a new report has revealed. The survey, by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), found that there has been a 13.2%...  

09/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

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