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Just graduated? What are your plans? (Pgs: 1 2) 1 day ago 24 Jul 22:02 Replies: 36 Views: 1,645
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Gradiuate employers choosing more lowly qualified applicants on self-interest (Pgs: 1 2) 1 day ago 24 Jul 21:20 Replies: 24 Views: 661
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Dropping out of my current major and doing another major at a different university 1 day ago 24 Jul 17:48 Replies: 0 Views: 119
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Struggling to adjust to full time work (Pgs: 1 2 3) 2 days ago 24 Jul 12:14 Replies: 50 Views: 6,729
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An entrepreneur or focus on a boring career? (Pgs: 1 2) 2 days ago 24 Jul 10:29 Replies: 22 Views: 463
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What is a reasonable 'average' wage for an 'average' graduate two years after uni? 2 days ago 24 Jul 8:40 Replies: 3 Views: 285
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Are workplace policies discriminatory towards visible tattoos? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 3 days ago 23 Jul 8:53 Replies: 166 Views: 7,479
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Do employers do enough for young unemployed people? 3 days ago 23 Jul 8:50 Replies: 2 Views: 173
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Captia 'Lead the Way' Graduate Scheme 2014 (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5) 3 days ago 22 Jul 17:49 Replies: 80 Views: 6,544
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How long after your first sign on day, do you get paid Job seekers allowance....? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 3 days ago 22 Jul 16:48 Replies: 44 Views: 124,010
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Group assessment how to do well 3 days ago 22 Jul 15:39 Replies: 2 Views: 143
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Racial discrimination when applying/looking for jobs 4 days ago 22 Jul 11:52 Replies: 1 Views: 226
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Any one Ever had an experienced with Go Abroad China? 4 days ago 22 Jul 10:21 Replies: 0 Views: 79
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Graduated now what? 4 days ago 22 Jul 8:48 Replies: 6 Views: 310
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Cleaning up social media before applying for internships/grad jobs (Pgs: 1 2) 4 days ago 21 Jul 22:36 Replies: 34 Views: 819
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