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Brown considers temporary work changes

31 Jan 2008

The government could be about to accept a proposed EU directive that will improve terms of employment for thousands of temporary workers. MPs and backbenchers have opened discussions on the directive ...

Graduate job vacancies to rise

31 Jan 2008

More jobs and higher wages are on the cards for graduates with the right skills and qualifications, according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). Its survey predicts graduate vacancies to...

Recruiters warned over security

31 Jan 2008

Employers have been warned not to fall short when it comes to committing to security checks, it has emerged. John Colley, Europe and eastern Africa director for international security certification bo...

Women in IT 'not supported by HR'

29 Jan 2008

Female students who are looking for graduate IT jobs may be interested in a new report which reveals that women in IT feel they get more support from their colleagues and managers than the human resou...

Recruiters told to check interviews

29 Jan 2008

Companies looking to recruit students and other new members of staff have been advised to check what they can and cannot ask during an interview by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Developmen...

More people looking online for jobs

28 Jan 2008

Students who are looking for graduate jobs online may be interested to know that an increasing amount of people are looking for jobs on the internet, according to new research. In the National Online ...

Marketing 'offers graduates big money'

25 Jan 2008

Young graduates are increasingly choosing careers in marketing and sales because they can get onto big salaries quickly according to the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management (ISMM). The instit...

Scots praised in workers research

25 Jan 2008

Students in Scotland may well have the advantage when it comes to securing employment, as they can claim to start work faster in the morning than any other nationality in the UK, according to a new re...

Female Entrepreneurs have more options

24 Jan 2008

Female graduates who choose to pursue entrepreneurship rather than finding a job have more options, according to NCGE Flying Start. The graduate networking system has said that in the future graduates...

UK workers stick with jobs

23 Jan 2008

Workers in the UK prefer to stick with their jobs and attempt to improve them rather than go out and look for new ones, according to a new report. Research from the Learning and Skills Council, shows ...

Small businesses offer graduates balance

23 Jan 2008

Smaller businesses could have a better chance of attracting graduates because they are considering work life balance to be increasingly important and it is small businesses which can offer them it, ac...

New IT development programme launched

22 Jan 2008

A new development programme is being launched to help people looking for graduate jobs in IT to kick start their careers. The scheme, introduced by E-skills UK, is being supported by universities and ...

IT professionals not interested in money

21 Jan 2008

Only six per cent of IT professionals say that salary is the most important thing they consider when looking for a new job, according to a new report. Research, from Conchango has revealed that people...

New super city could create 30,000 jobs

21 Jan 2008

Plans for a new northern "super city" have been unveiled which could result in 30,000 new jobs being created, providing good news for students looking for jobs when they graduate. The proposal include...

Headteachers 'hard to recruit'

18 Jan 2008

Students who are looking to go all the way to the top in teaching may be interested to know that secondary schools in England and Wales are now finding it hard to recruit headteachers, according to ne...

China link 'could create more jobs'

18 Jan 2008

Prime minister Gordon Brown has revealed that closer links with China will create tens of thousands of jobs for British workers, which could be good news for students who are looking for graduate jobs...

Engineering company goes for graduates

17 Jan 2008

A shipbuilding and offshore construction company is using graduate engineers to help sole the skills crisis in the industry. CD group, which specialises as an engineering services contractor has given...

New guide for information security jobs

17 Jan 2008

Students who are looking to go into graduate jobs in IT after university may be interested to know that a new guide has been published which gives guidance on how companies should find staff for the i...

UK employment figures up

16 Jan 2008

The number of people in the UK that are currently employed increased in the last quarter by the biggest amount since 1997, according to government statistics. In the past three months 175,000 more peo...

Employees 'need fitting benefits'

16 Jan 2008

Employees' needs are changing and employers must keep up with the changes in order to ensure they get the best graduate talent, according to a survey. The report by Croner, workplace experts showed th...

Workers with colds in a dilemma

15 Jan 2008

Workers in the UK who are suffering from colds cannot win either way, if they are going to work or not, according to a new report.Research from Boots has revealed that 47 per cent of employees in the ...

New facility to bring new jobs

15 Jan 2008

A new manufacturing facility that will be opened in Northampton is set to create more jobs, meaning good news for students looking for graduate jobs in the area. Irisys, the company which is opening t...

Minimum wage campaign launched

14 Jan 2008

Students who are working in temporary and part time jobs while at university may be interested to hear that a new campaign has been launched to ensure everybody in the UK is receiving the minimum wage...

Huge recruitment drive in Liverpool

14 Jan 2008

Liverpool ONE, a £1 billion regeneration project which will transform Liverpool's city centre, is starting its week long recruitment drive today, providing good news for students looking for jobs in ...

8 out of 10 staff would use virus excuse

11 Jan 2008

Students who are looking for a way out of work as deadlines and exams loom on the horizon, may want to take into consideration the news that eight out of ten workers in the UK say they would consider ...

Financial sector skills seminar today

11 Jan 2008

Unionlearn, a learning and skills organisation of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), will today be hosting a seminar in which union leaders, employers and the minister for skills David Lammy will try an...

250 jobs coming to Doncaster

10 Jan 2008

Students in and around Doncaster may be interested to know that up to 250 jobs could be created in the area as a new business centre was given the go-ahead by local councillors. Doncaster Council vote...

HR managers can earn big money

10 Jan 2008

Students planning to get graduate jobs in human resources have been given a boost by news that professionals in the industry can receive salaries of up to and exceeding £140,000 a year, according to ...

Permanent jobs increase

09 Jan 2008

The number of people who were given permanent jobs last month increased again, despite the uncertain financial climate at the moment, according to a new report. According to the research, by KPMG and ...

IT contractors expect pay rise

09 Jan 2008

Over 60 per cent of IT contractors are expecting their pay to rise by between five and ten per cent during 2008, giving good news for students who are planning careers in IT as contractors, according ...

Work place spelling 'getting worse'

08 Jan 2008

Students with good spelling and grammar skills could be highly sought after as a report is published which says that 60 per cent of correspondence in businesses has one or more spelling mistake in it....

Technology 'could make happy workers'

08 Jan 2008

Over half of workers in the UK believe that their happiness at work could be improved by using more mobile technology to increase the amount of flexible working they do, according to a report. The res...

Finance workers 'like flexibility'

07 Jan 2008

Students looking for graduate jobs in finance may want to take note that workers in the sector regard flexible working as the most important thing in a remuneration package, according to a new report....

Age discrimination rife

07 Jan 2008

Students looking for graduate jobs may want to be on the look out for age discrimination as it was revealed that it is the most common form of discrimination found in the UK, according to a new report...

Average pay rise 'increases'

04 Jan 2008

Students and graduates looking forward to their first pay rises may be pleased to know that the average pay rise in the private sector has increased, according to a new report. The research, by Income...

Unpaid overtime 'increasing'

04 Jan 2008

Students preparing to go into jobs should make sure they are going to be fully accredited for working overtime, as a Trades Union Congress (TUC) report says that the number of employees working overti...

Call centre to create 100 jobs in north-east

03 Jan 2008

Students in South Tyneside who are looking for temporary work may be pleased to hear that a new call centre in the region is creating 1,000 jobs in the area. In the first phase of Garlands Call Centre...

Trusts warned over recruitment

03 Jan 2008

Trusts in the UK have been warned to start preparing now for the recruitment process of junior doctors in order to avoid the confusion that surrounded the selections last year. Students on medical cou...

Denham urges more training

02 Jan 2008

John Denham, the secretary for innovation, universities and skills, has urged businesses to ensure that employees are trained properly in 2008, meaning students entering graduate jobs could be trained...

Job seekers told to check rights

02 Jan 2008

Students who are looking for new jobs in 2008 have been urged to make sure that they are aware of their rights regarding holiday, pay and flexible working rights according to the government. New entit...

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