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Change Your approach to Work Forever!

The 21 Principles of Professional Intelligence will change your approach to work forever! A new website has just launched called Professional Intelligence 21, featuring a FREE eBook download of ‘Professional Intelligence – Th ...

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HERE’S ONE WAY GRADS CAN CARVE OUT A CAREER FOR THEMSELVES STRAIGHT FROM UNI

Graduating. It’s like reaching the end of a gruelling marathon, only to be told by the guy with the checkered flag that you’re not even halfway to the real finish line. It’s unfair. All that money, time, sweat and a ...

Reasons to Date an English Student!

By Amba Centala  - While English Literature students have a strange stereotype of being quite boring but I have discovered there are quite a few reasons why we make the best friends and are relationship material. And here are th ...

Stats for UK Grads

Here are a few statistics about UK graduates and their employment prospects. - There are 12M graduates in Britain - 47% of recent graduates are employed in non-graduate jobs, this is up from 39% before the financial cr ...

The Importance of Gaining Work Experience during your Undergraduate Studies

By Gabriella Thomas  - Recent statistics from High Flyers Research reveal that over half the recruiters in the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers said that graduates “who have had no previous work experience at all are unlikely to ...

Graduate Recruitment

James Taylor, Director at East Midlands Based Recruitment Company, MacildowieAfter nearly two decades in education, graduation from University will see a whole generation of job seekers venturing for the first time into the world o ...

UK GRAD STATS

- There are 12M graduates in Britain. - 47% of recent graduates are employed in non-graduate jobs, this is from 39% before the financial crisis. - In 1992 17% of the population wer ...

DofE and Life After University

Grad mag hears how The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Charity (DofE), is equipping graduates and University students for life outside campus.... While there are many life lessons those treasured Uni years provide us with, what some ...

Our Addiction to Smartphones Can Help the Graduate job search

 - By Michael Hart We are becoming increasingly addicted to our smartphones: they are becoming a part of our daily routines, and we are using them to carry out a wide variety of tasks. Wh ...

Watch Your Online Profile

UK graduates with inappropriate online photos 70 per cent less likely to get job interviews UK graduates who display drunken photos on their social media profiles reduce their chances of gaining an interview by 70 per cent, AVG T ...

Being a Graduate

By Cathy Macleod  - This summer I graduated from Lancaster University with a degree in English Language and Creative Writing. I quickly came to the conclusion that Creative Writing is a c ...

A Career In Public Relations

Largely driven by increased economic pressures and an ever globalised marketplace; having a diverse workforce that encompasses a multiplicity of talents is becoming increasingly imperative for businesses to succeed. Additionally, new str ...

Graduate Unemployment

 - By Jessica Sinclair In 2010, the government made an announcement to raise tuition fees to £9,000. Since this announcement, Universities have been marketing their institutions to prosp ...

Some pearls of wisdom- the experiences of a recent graduate

Experiences of a Recent graduate

By Ellie Smith It is an extremely underwhelming feeling, leaving university with that certificate tucked under your arm (or in my case, a print-out telling me they hadn’t printed mine and they would send it to ...

#IAmSmartCookie New Route to Internships Launched

Despite the recent jubilation at unemployment dropping a record amount, graduate unemployment remains depressingly high. The latest figures show that it has now risen to 9%, which is up from 8% a year ago and well above pre-crisis rates ...

A Survival Guide for Grads

By Paolo Dalla Costa Graduating from university can be a daunting and unsettling experience. Those of us lucky enough to know exactly what we want to do with our lives will go on ...

The Changing Workforce: Are Certifications or Short Courses Worthwhile?

By Sookie Lioncourt  - Times are hard. The economy has made life more challenging in all its aspects including earning a degree. Getting alternative proofs of education aside from the traditional diploma is becoming a more attra ...

What Not To Do When You Graduate

By Carneika Washbrook With so much advice out there for graduates, it’s hard to know who to listen to. Had enough of people telling you what to do? Here’s what not to do when ...

The Importance of Employability Skills

By Nihad Ćehić  - In 2012 the CBI released an employer survey of 542 employers. The survey revealed that 81% of employers valued employability skills as the most important factor when recruiting graduates – over and above ot ...

A Career in Social Media

In a Climate Where Finding a Job is Proving Difficult for even the most Qualified Amongst us, is there an Easier way into a Highly Enviable Career in Social Media? Having an online presence has become critical, and businesses are ...