It was International Women’s Day earlier this month and women all around the world celebrated. Women have also recently been found to be more successful at job interviews – find out why below and make sure you get the job you deserve.
I hope you all had a great Christmas and have made your new year’s resolutions for 2012. This month sees the highest number of job interviews take place in the country. Are you one of them? If so, make sure you make the most of this opportunity. (more…)
HESA published its latest Destinations of HE Leavers survey recently which shows positive news; more graduates are in full time work than in previous years. However only days ago the ONS announced that youth unemployment overall is at its highest ever, reinforcing the value of a degree for young people.
A recent report from the Office for National Statistics has highlighted that women are suffering much more than men at this stage of the economic crisis. With more than a million women unemployed, this is now at a 20 year high.
Despite reports that the economy is starting to recover, female employment has actually decreased again by 64,000 over the course of the last year compared to an increase in male employment by 69,000.
A new survey has highlighted the difficulties that graduates are having getting on the career ladder years after leaving university.
The Higher Education Statistics Agency recently published data on the graduates of 2007 which showed that over a quarter (27.7%) were still not in full time paid employment. Just under 9% were in part time work leaving 63% out of the workplace entirely. In a time when university fees are at their highest this is worrying news for students and new graduates. (more…)