Graduates can now vote for their employers of choice

Every year the trendence UK Graduate Barometer asks you to rank your employers of choice. This is your chance to have your say about the graduate recruitment market. Your views will decide who makes the cut in The Guardian UK 300 and who wins a TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Award.  You will also be entered Continue reading..

Influencing academia: A recruiter’s job?

CY Partners is a scientific recruitment consultancy based in the North East of England. Founded in 2008, the expert team works with an international client and candidate base and has specialist roles from junior laboratory placements to senior executive positions.   Daniel Younger (pictured below), founder and consultant at CY Partners discusses the reoccurring problems Continue reading..

Young, bright and contemplating a career change? Consider tech

  The latest research from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) makes for grim reading. If their findings are correct, young graduate job hunters can expect a 2-3 year wait to get their foot in the door at a position suited to their qualification – but for today’s technophiles, the future’s never been Continue reading..

Don’t be put off – be persistent

In a difficult jobs market, the number of times people can get rejected, rises considerably and the inevitable concerns about whether you’ll ever get a job enter the thoughts of many. Facing this reality is one of the hurdles you need to overcome if you are one of those pursuing a number of job opportunities; Continue reading..

Graduates: 4 easy ways to improve your job prospects

The search for a graduate job, internship or placement is no walk in the park. If you’re working while you look for an elusive graduate role life can be a tad tedious. The routine of work followed by searching for a job is monotonous, unrewarding and tiring. Meanwhile if you haven’t got a job you Continue reading..

Construction: graduates and work experience

Construction: graduates and work experience

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 and its panel of construction recruiters, while many companies are cautiously optimistic about the industry jobs market in 2013, they are still keen to employ graduates – particularly engineers Continue reading..