Plagiarism alert! The consequences of dishonesty in the graduate recruitment and selection process.
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Plagiarism alert! The consequences of dishonesty in the graduate recruitment and selection process.

Plagiarism…the act or practice of taking someone else’s work, idea, etc., and passing off as one’s own.You may have come across plagiarism within the context of academic work. However some graduate recruiters have also found a very small number of applicants to be guilty of plagiarism through their recruitment and selection processes. Continue reading

The Gender Pay Gap 2019 – a 21st century scandal.
Job market / Pay inequality

The Gender Pay Gap 2019 – a 21st century scandal.

All companies employing more than 250 employees are now legally required to publish the difference in earnings between men and women. This year’s data makes for depressing reading. The overall average difference is 9.6% with the improvement compared to last year a mere 0.1%. For some sectors (and in some specific organisations) the difference is … Continue reading

Location, location, location: how to improve your chances of finding a graduate job
career decisions / Job market

Location, location, location: how to improve your chances of finding a graduate job

A little known-fact about UK graduates: once they leave University they are geographically immobile. In 2015/16 once students left Uni, 58% remained in the area they studied in with 69% returning to the region they were living previously. Only 18% of graduates went to work somewhere they weren’t already connected to. (*) Continue reading