For the student or graduate of fashion, it would be fair to say breaking into the London fashion scene is high up on the â€˜to-doâ€™ list.Â Alongside Paris, Milan and New York, London claims the title of being one of the fashion capitals of the world, harbouring some of the most sought-after designers and never failing to produce fresh talent each year from some of the most prestigious fashion schools and colleges.Â Itâ€™s such a highly sought-after career path that it seems like the young and inexperienced are willing to undergo exploitation in order to secure their dream job.
A recent study by Orange has revealed that more and more job-seekers are prepared to work flexible hours in their first job Out of the 1000 students that Orange questioned, over 53% said that they expected to work on a....
As a graduate or current student, the words â€˜tuition feesâ€™ and â€˜student debtâ€™ may make you shudder at the mere thought of them.Â You might want to add â€˜graduate taxâ€™ to this list, as the Government has revealed plans to totally scrap the tuition fee system.
There have been whispers in the media about the introduction of a training wage for all interns, proposed by the CIPD (The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development).
Anyone who follows the news cannot have failed to notice the current debate about the value and legitimacy of internships.
Last week the new Inspiring Interns marketing team enjoyed a jolly to the Marketing Week Live exhibition at Olympia in order to spread the Inspiration.
Christopher Pfoster, Bee Fancier, Eccentric, Academic â€“ â€˜I took an MA because I wanted to be the talk of the town and the envy of the county.
The recent news that â€œthree quarters of employers â€˜require 2:1 degreeâ€™â€ has come as a shock to many graduates who have only just received their university degrees, many of which fall below this grade.Â With the number of students still on the rise, the latest statistics issued by The Association of Graduate Recruiters reveal that job vacancies have decreased by 7%, a frightening percentage for any graduate on the hunt for a job.
Inspiring Interns’ very own Andrew Scherer is currently working (and living it up) at the World Cup in South Africa.