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According to a study conducted by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, former interns who graduated three and a half years ago face a salary penalty of approximately £3,500. Those who studied at private schools or had parents in professional occupations found themselves worse off. The study revealed that

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According to new research by Course Library, 80.6% of UK workers have experienced a career slump with 32.5% revealing this was down to lack of career progression. 1,200 participants between the ages of 18 to 64 were surveyed about their job satisfaction. The survey also questioned participants on how they dealt with their career slump

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  Written by Freda Nomo Employers lose 16 % of their graduate intake within the first two years, according to a study by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). In addition, 20% of graduate employees leave the first year after completing a graduate development programme. SEE ALSO: Video Gaming Can Improve & Boost University Skills According

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  Written by Freda Nomo The number of new internships has risen by 50% since 2010, according to a report from the IPPR thinktank. As the number of graduate jobs declines, temporary positions are now a ‘must have’ on entry level CV’s. Professional recruiters have also admitted that candidates with no work experience have minimal

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Written by Sarah Oladokun ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) launched its first apprenticeship – the ACCA Accounting Technician Apprenticeship – offering young people and school leavers five powerful reasons why apprenticeships are a viable and credible route for a successful and exciting career in accountancy. SEE ALSO: How To Find Job Opportunities at

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Written by Freda Nomo Did you know that London has attracted one-quarter of graduates from UK universities in the last two years? In 2014 and 2015, a Centre for Cities report found that 24% were working in the capital within six months of finishing their studies. The report also found that a further 25% of

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According to a recent survey by the Association of Graduate Recruiters, leading companies in the UK will offer more opportunities for school leavers as the graduate job market improves. Almost three-quarters of 201 companies that responded said they were offering more job roles to school-leavers. With over 21,682 graduate vacancies in 2013-14, a rise of

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Written by Juanita Agboola Figures from UCAS suggest that the number of students being accepted to study degree courses in construction has risen significantly. Earlier this month, when Alevel results were released, UCAS announced that 7,550 students had been accepted in degrees such as architecture, building and planning. These are all classified as K subjects.

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Written by Kajal Kumar More than half of Britain’s graduates are in non-graduate jobs, as over-qualification has reached saturation point, meaning money invested in higher education is being wasted and young people are crippled by debt. The mismatch between the number of university leavers and the jobs appropriate to their skills has left the UK

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