Recruiters should be vigilant as students warned about graduation selfies
Jul07

Recruiters should be vigilant as students warned about graduation selfies

Prospects’ Higher Education Degree Datacheck (HEDD) is warning recruiters to be vigilant as students share their degree certificates in graduation selfies. Sellers of fake degrees are able to access the latest designs from photos posted online of graduates celebrating with their certificates. Logos, crests, signatories, stamps, holograms and wording can be easily copied onto fake certificates and passed off as genuine to unwitting...

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New Gen Z study reveals ambitious graduates seek management jobs within 5 Years
Jun22

New Gen Z study reveals ambitious graduates seek management jobs within 5 Years

New research from specialist research and consulting firm Millennial Branding has revealed that the next generation of new graduates, Generation Z,  due to enter the workforce later this year, are more ambitious than any generation that has come before them. Generation Z is the generation born between 1994 and 2010, and the first wave is due to hit workforces later this year. More than three out of four believe that they will need to...

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Finding a job straight from university
Jun02

Finding a job straight from university

As this year’s crop of new graduates are just about to hit the jobs market, job search site Neuvoo give us their tips on how to find your first job on leaving university: University does not really prepare you for real life. Even though many students are forced to take a part time job to support themselves through university these days, its often a job outside their chosen career and won’t lead to permanent employment....

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44% of People Suffer a ‘Life Crisis’, say OU
Apr28

44% of People Suffer a ‘Life Crisis’, say OU

Almost half (44%) of the British public have either had or are going through a ‘life crisis’, a poll recently commissioned by The Open University reveals today. To help people restore their personal balance, The Open University is urging people to discover their ‘Plan P – their ‘Passion Plan’ – and realise their unfulfilled ambitions. However, it’s not just those midway through their lives who have suffered a ‘life crisis’...

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Former Camden CIO John Jackson to head up  London Grid for Learning
Mar10

Former Camden CIO John Jackson to head up London Grid for Learning

The London Grid for Learning Trust (LGfL) has appointed award-winning former London Borough of Camden chief information officer (CIO) John Jackson as its chief executive. Jackson is rated as one to the top 25 IT Leaders in the UK and replaces retiring chief executive Brian Durrant who for 15 years has successfully led LGfL, a not for profit trust servicing over 2,500 schools and over 30 councils in London and beyond. In his new role...

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Professor Paul Palmer at Cass CCE receives Higher Education Academy Principal Fellowship
Mar07

Professor Paul Palmer at Cass CCE receives Higher Education Academy Principal Fellowship

Paul Palmer, Professor of Voluntary Sector Management, Associate Dean for Ethics, Sustainability and Engagement at Cass Business School and Director of Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness (Cass CCE) has been awarded the status of Principal Fellow at the Higher Education Academy, a national body that champions teaching quality. Professor Palmer is the first person at Cass Business School to receive this prestigious award, which is...

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Sheffield Hallam awarded Leesman+ Award
Mar03

Sheffield Hallam awarded Leesman+ Award

Sheffield Hallam University is the first academic institution to achieve the prestigious Leesman+ award. Leesman+ is an accreditation that rewards organisations for exemplary high performing workplaces. To date, just 4% of the buildings surveyed have achieved a Leesman Lmi workplace effectiveness score of 70 or above. SHU is the first university to win this award. The Leesman benchmarking tool considers the physical and service...

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Think Graduates Can Plug the Skills Gap? Think Again!
Mar03

Think Graduates Can Plug the Skills Gap? Think Again!

Despite being lauded as the UK’s solution to an ever-growing skills gap, latest research suggests graduates don’t have what it takes to reboot the nation’s labour market.  The research found 80.9% of recruitment experts admitting that ‘degrees aren’t as valuable as work experience’. The news comes from CV-Library, the UK’s largest job site, which conducted a survey amongst over 2,000 UK employees and over 500 leading...

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Cass Business School launches bursaries to support refugee crisis 
Feb25

Cass Business School launches bursaries to support refugee crisis 

Cass Business School has announced new bursaries to help organisations respond to the refugee crisis. The bursaries are available to individuals who, in addition to meeting the normal entrance criteria, can demonstrate they will use this opportunity to strengthen their organisation’s capacity to respond to the refugee crisis or contribute to the wider charitable sector’s response. The students could be refugees themselves or UK/EU...

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January’s HR Manager of the Month: Yvette Mayers!
Feb18

January’s HR Manager of the Month: Yvette Mayers!

January’s HR Manager of the month is Yvette Mayers, the HR Director for Eteach HR Advisory Services, part of the Eteach Group Limited.  She was nominated by HR Services Director Richard Beddell who praised her skills enthusiastically:  Yvette has provided E-Teach with clear advice and comprehensive knowledge of the education HR sector. She has provided excellent HR support for schools, including major restructures and Ofsted...

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