Work Experience / Internship

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

Microsoft UK and the Minister of State for Employment, Esther McVey MP, are supporting Piers Linney’s pilot to increase work experience access and remove barriers Technology entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star Piers Linney, the co-founder and Co-CEO of cloud service provider Outsourcery, has announced the launch of a pilot for, a not-for-profit venture Continue reading..

8 steps to being an awesome intern

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 market, as with some relevant work experience and industry know-how you will be able to Continue reading..

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

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, 45% responded positively, letting us know that work experience potentially is more important to 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..