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Work Stresses Causing Arguments for 1 in 2 UK Couples

Work Stresses Causing Arguments for 1 in 2 UK Couples

According to new research released today by global recruitment specialist Michael Page, more than one in two (53%) working Brits who’ve been in a relationship admit to arguing with their partner as a result of work – due to either job stress or being in a bad mood at the end of their working day.

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Alan Clark: What it’s like to work as a Scotch whisky Graduate Ambassador

Alan Clark: What it’s like to work as a Scotch whisky Graduate Ambassador

The prospect of life after university can be daunting. Once the student bubble has burst it’s time to decide what you’re going to do next. Do you jump straight into the world of work or take a break to travel? What if we told you that you could do both? AllAboutCareers spoke to Alan Clark about his experience travelling across India as a Graduate Brand Ambassador for Scotch whisky and premium gin producer Chivas Brothers.

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Does Class Discrimination Exist in the Jobs Market?

Does Class Discrimination Exist in the Jobs Market?

In the past few years there have been a lot of studies that have found social class discrimination to still exist within many workplaces and during the recruitment process. Over 52% of HR managers and directors believe social class inequality occurs in the workplace, with 79% believing an unconscious bias to exist in recruitment and promotion opportunities.

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How to get your dream career in the events industry

How to get your dream career in the events industry

The events industry can offer a rewarding career with exciting challenges, exciting perks and the chance to help make people’s dreams come true. From parties to weddings, it’s a fun career but one that carries a lot of responsibility, organisation and creativity. Niamh Spence caught up with three young graduates who are lucky enough enough to be working at one of the UK’s most exciting wedding venues, Heaton House Farm, and they’ve shared their top tips on how to get ahead in this competitive industry.

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Will the cuts to grants and rise in tuition fees affect your university decision?

Will the cuts to grants and rise in tuition fees affect your university decision?

Back in 2013 Universities announced that they would be increasing their fees from £3,000 per year to £9,000 per year for new students, doubling the cost for those looking to further their education. This immediately met controversy as students and prospective students alike took to the streets to protest the rise. The public expressed their worry that universities would go backwards and become, yet again, a place for the elite and upper classes.   

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How to Get Your Foot in the Career Door While You’re Still at University

How to Get Your Foot in the Career Door While You’re Still at University

For most students, university is all about having fun. You’ll spend as much time drinking and dancing as you do being educated, and few people give too much thought to what they’ll do once the experience is over. Those who study vocational courses might already have their career paths mapped out before them, but most of us don’t. It might be the case that you’re happy with this arrangement, but then again, it might not. Although it’s normal not to have your whole life planned out at 18 or 21, experience will always work in your favour. The harsh reality is that once you leave university and start applying for jobs, the empty ‘past employment’ section on your CV will work against you. Unless you go against the grain and fill it up, of course…

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