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Facebook on the hunt for London-based engineering team

Thanks to Computer Weekly for this interesting one… Facebook is on the hunt for 22 new recruits to make up its new London-based engineering team. Based in Covent Garden, the Facebook team is to focus on key areas such as mobile … Continue reading

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More than 900 jobs on track as brand new train factory planned

A consortium has been awarded a £4.5bn contract that will create more than 900 jobs. The consortium, Agility Train, made up of Hitachi and John Laing has won a contract to supply Britain with the next generation of intercity trains. … Continue reading

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Manufacturing report eases fears over double dip

March showed an unexpected growth in Britain’s manufacturing sector, easing fears about a double dip recession. It had been expected that expansion in the manufacturing sector would slow in March. A rise in demand for consumer goods from within the … Continue reading

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Hiya pupil, please avoid slang, ta

A secondary school has instructed its pupils to stop using slang words such as hiya, cheers and ta, to enhance their prospects of landing a top job. Sheffield Springs academy, which is based in one of the most deprived parts … Continue reading

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Prince Charles backs job opportunities for young people

The Prince of Wales has announced that he is to launch a youth job ambassador scheme. The Prince plans to establish the scheme through his charity The Price’s Trust. The charity is to create 100 jobs for unemployed young people … Continue reading

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Law schools should focus on student job prospects, not new logos

BPP Law School has riled its students by launching an eyebrow-raisingly expensive, yet hardly eye-catching, new logo – just weeks after putting up the cost of its course fees by 5%. The simple image of a lion contained within a … Continue reading

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Graduates without work experience will struggle in 2012’s job market

A report by High Fliers Research indicates that previous work experience in a firm whilst undergoing higher education was a requirement for one-third of graduate vacancies. After surveying the 2012 graduate job market, the research concluded that employers expected to … Continue reading

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25% of Freelancers unemployed

A survey by Manchester’s Enterprise Freelance Fair found that 28 percent of freelancers, including writers, have little or no work. Conversely, 35% were either over-worked or busy, whilst over one third are getting by on less work. The research also … Continue reading

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Investment in Carlow provides job opportunities

Hundreds of jobs could be created in Carlow (Ireland) following An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give the go-ahead for a €60m development in the town. The project includes retail units, apartments, office space and a 640-space underground car park. It … Continue reading

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Belfast and Dublin see a jobs boost

As reported by RTE.ie… A company in Belfast which specialises in imaging equipment for the scientific and medical market has announced that it is creating 166 new jobs. The positions at Andor Technology will focus on innovation. The 166 jobs … Continue reading

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