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What these PAINFUL real-life interview stories can teach us…part 2

BY DAVID GRAVEs We can all learn to improve our interview technique – here are some more tips from david on how to avoid common mistakes… Interview catastrophe #4 – Don’t lie, you’ll probably be found out. It can be … Continue reading

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Cyber-bullying, rapping about money and the professions that desperately need YOU!

The Young Money Show on Share Radio took off in style today as Iona aired a clip from a young people’s radio station in Manchester and a cool money management rap! She also welcomed guests to talk about a money … Continue reading

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The REAL impact of London’s housing crisis on young workers–and our economy

Young workers could leave London in their droves due to its housing crisis – but this situation might present a silver lining to other regions in the UK iona bain Recently, a Panorama programme and spate of new statistics were … Continue reading

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Why younger workers (and our economy) would benefit from flexible working

by iona bain It may have only been a year ago but, for many people, the London Olympics seems like a dim and distant dream. But will the notion of flexible working, which briefly flourished during this period, live longer … Continue reading

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British jobs for young British workers? It’s the housing crisis that is holding back our generation

PRET A MANGER HAS ANNOUNCED ITS INTENTION TO TARGET YOUNG BRITS FOR 550 NEWLY CREATED JOBS. BUT WHEN RENTS ARE THIS HIGH AND WAGES ARE THIS LOW, YOUNG BRITISH WORKERS CANNOT COMPETE WITH FOREIGN WORKERS. Are they looking elsewhere? by … Continue reading

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Getting the graduate job you want

WITH YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT SO HIGH, IT HAS NEVER BEEN TOUGHER FOR GRADUATES ON THE HUNT FOR A JOB – sam wright at wikijob.co.uk SHARES HIS TIPS on HOW TO TARGET THE RIGHT EMPLOYERS, MEET THE RIGHT PEOPLE AND GET THE … Continue reading

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My Christmas Manifesto: how to have a cheap, charitable and absolutely fantastic time this year

Young people are getting back to basics this Christmas, forgoing expensive shopping trips and remembering the things that really matter. In this two part series, I offer up some helpful ways to have fun and be generous without breaking the … Continue reading

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Getting young workers back on the job

Youth unemployment has officially dropped, but  many are  falling back on education and part-time work, with full-time careers remaining elusive. IONA LOOKS AT WHETHER TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS COULD PROVIDE A DESPERATELY NEEDED REMEDY, PLUS DETAILS OF GOVERNMENT HELP YOU COULD … Continue reading

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