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Jobs & Careers magazine | November 15, 2017

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Work Experience / Internship

Technology entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star launches innovative digital portal to transform work experience

August 13, 2014 |

Microsoft UK and the Minister of State for Employment, Esther McVey MP, are supporting Piers Linney’s  workinsight.org pilot to increase work experience access and remove barriers

Technology entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star Piers Linney, the co-founder and … Read More

8 steps to being an awesome intern

July 26, 2013 |

The graduate job market is crowded. Many employers avoid hiring graduates since they lack the necessary experience to guarantee adding value to their business. At Inspiring Interns, we believe that an internship will help you stand out in the job … Read More

Would you ever consider unpaid work experience to further your career?

June 20, 2013 |

We were quite surprised to find out that 86% of you would take on unpaid work experience if the benefits outweighed being paid.

These results come from our latest online poll. When asked if you would consider unpaid work experience, … Read More

Construction: graduates and work experience

June 7, 2013 |

Construction isn’t an industry that people readily associate with a graduate workforce but, in fact, graduates are a vital life-force in the industry. According to TARGETjobs.co.uk and its panel of construction recruiters, while many companies are cautiously optimistic about the … Read More

Engineering: degree-level study and the added extras

May 22, 2013 |

Before making the leap into degree-level engineering study, it’s important to assess whether you are suited to such an intensive course. Unlike apprenticeships, university study has a lot more theory and knowledge-based work, with formal examinations a significant part of … Read More

Hands-up for a decent placement

May 22, 2013 |

Work experience has taken a press battering, but for some young people it is the only vehicle available to find a full-time job.

These criticisms of work placements were crystallised in the recent case of Cait Reilly who successfully won … Read More

Internships: finding your feet

April 30, 2013 |

Business degree student Alice is on a year-long internship working in talent management. Here she tells all about what she has learnt from the first few weeks in the job:

“Assuming that it will be a challenging transition from student … Read More

Behind the scenes at Coronation Street

February 25, 2013 |

The first episode of Coronation Street was aired in 1960 and for all these years, millions of people across the UK and internationally have come to know and love many of the characters. Often they feel they know them personally … Read More

Design your career in the fashion industry

February 20, 2013 |

With London Fashion Week taking place this week it’s an exciting time in the fashion and textiles calendar. As new collections are prepared to be unveiled on the catwalk, Creative Skillset has some top tips on getting into the world … Read More

How to secure legal work experience

January 14, 2013 | 1

The College of Law reveal the multiplicity of places law hopefuls can search for relevant work experience. And remember: it doesn’t all need to be in the legal space either, thinking outside the box can prove just as valuable.

Why … Read More