Careless interns and grads beware!

Unbearably funny and cringe-worthy for anyone who’s put in serious office time at a large corporation, WIA was an excellent reminder of what makes for  – and what definitely doesn’t make for – an impressive contribution at work. Livy Watson, intern-turned freelancer from Eyes Wide Opened, shares some handy Do’s and Don’ts… 1.       Don’t overuse jargon and clichés. It makes Continue reading..

How to choose… creative courses, apprenticeships and trainee schemes

If you are starting to think about going to university, choosing the right course can seem like a daunting task. There are lots of things to consider, such as course content, tutors, location and cost. Unistats can provide a helpful hand when comparing courses, showing where students go on to after graduating, times in lectures 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..

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..