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What are THEY saying about YOU? A round-up of hot topics and gossip from the graduate job market.

Welcome to the first WATSAY (now there’s an uncannily apposite acronym *ahem*) of 2018. For newbies and those not paying attention, this is where we take a look at key issues being discussed by graduate recruiters, professional internet talkers and take an occasional pop at those people who talk about ‘students’ and ‘graduates’ like they’re…

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What are THEY saying about YOU? – a wee round up of graduate labour market news and views

Time for another round-up of sweeping generalisations/OMG the sky is falling/happy clappy career opportunity type stories from the world of constructing shaky arguments for a living. And also some interesting points here and there. You’re welcome… More than half of graduate employers struggled to fill roles last year – one to think about when someone…

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Are you getting paid the new living wage?

The Government’s National Living Wage was introduced on 1st April. For students and graduates over 25 this means by law you should be being paid at least £7.20 per hour.   For more information about how this might affect you take a look on line – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-living-wage-to-give-living-standards-boost-to-over-a-million-workers   Do you know your rights as an…

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