Facilities Management Journal – 380,000 new graduates heading for a lifetime of underemployment

Almost half of the class of 2019 in the UK won’t get a graduate-level job and will remain underemployed, latest figures show. The state of the graduate market, 2019: About 800 000 will graduate this year in the UK (HESA, 2018). 380 000 of them will be underemployed, taking jobs that do not require a degree (CIPD, 2017). Of the 420 000 graduates who do land a graduate-level job, 250 000 will be within tech/digital and IT roles (Graduate Coach, 2019).

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Student Job – How to Get Rid of Nerves Before an Interview

Ideally, you want to banish those pre-interview-jitters, so that you can shine in your interviews and get the graduate job that you deserve. This post will teach you how to get rid of nerves before an interview. A lot of other posts on this topic share last-minute tips on reducing nerves right before your interview. However, implementing last-minute tips do not tackle the root of the problem. We will share some expertise on how to confidently articulate your skills and the value you can bring to employers. This will help you to stand out and leave the right impression.

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fe news.co.uk – Why graduates think they can’t land graduate jobs

Higher Education Student Statistics for the UK show that just over 777 000 students achieved undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications from universities from in 2018– and even more are about to graduate this year. Contrary to their expectations however, a CIPD Policy Report dated November 2017 has shown that only 52% of graduates find graduate-level jobs. Now exclusive research commissioned by Graduate Coach involving 1000 graduates aged 18-24 (from CV-Library’s database) has revealed for the first time why graduates say they struggle to find suitable graduate-level roles.

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