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  • According to a study from the Resolution Foundation “One-third of 18-24-year-old employees (excluding students) have lost jobs or been furloughed, compared to one-in-six prime-age adults” so with less roles for the newly graduated what can they do?
  • During the pandemic, customers’ relationships with many high street retail brands and other businesses have been interrupted, as shoppers were forced to shelter in place and socially distance.
  • With so much turmoil in the world today it's good to stop and smile for a minute so thank you to these hilarious video interview fails brought to you by the coronavirus lockdown.
  • Recent worldwide protests for equality - ignited by the death of George Floyd, an African American - has brought racial discrimination back into the limelight. Did you know over 70% of Black and Minority Ethnic workers have been racially harassed at work in the last five years? I didn't.
  • With more people working from home these past few months, it’s not surprising that people are beginning to look for jobs where they can work remotely.  Within the last year, searches for “remote jobs” has increased by 130% within UK Google searches.
  • Due to the current crisis, we have had to change how we interview. Video interviewing has become an essential part of the process. From 30th March the government made some changes to their Right to Work guidance. Please bear in mind these changes are temporary.
  • We asked our community for their top tips for working from home so, if you’re finding nailing a routine a challenge, take a look at their advice.
  • Liam Quinn graduated from the University of Sheffield with a master's degree in International Management & Marketing. Having completed a year-long internship overseas and a social media internship. He is now a Marketing Executive at Reach Interactive.
  • Dean Prosser graduated from the University of the West of England with a degree in Journalism in 2014. Having worked across a number of roles, Dean is now an Account Manager for a specialist hotel marketing agency. Check out his story here:
  • Matt Ferris is a graduate from Ulster University and holds a degree in Public Relations. Having worked in various positions across social media, content and account management, he now works as a Senior marketing executive for FoodBev Media. Check out his story here:
  • Emily Gates graduated from London Metropolitan University in 2014 with a degree in Fashion Marketing. She is now Marketing Manager for UK General Insurance and here she talks all things graduate jobs:
  • David Louie Ochava Bell graduated from the University of Westminster with a degree in Graphic Design in 2017. David has experience across a number of creative design roles and now works as a Graphic Designer & Marketing Executive for an electronics manufacturing company. Here he tells us his mark...
  • Michael Hurcum graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a degree in Media Design and Production back in 2007. Since then, he has gone on to pursue various marketing roles and achieved a diploma in Digital Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. We were lucky enough to have...
  • Jessica graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 with a Bachelors degree in English Language and Literature. She now works as a Senior Marketing Executive at thebigword and here she shares her story:
  • Rizwana Tarer graduated from Buckinghamshire New University in 2005 with a degree in Marketing. She now works as a Senior Marketing Manager for Dun & Bradstreet, a data and insights business. Here Rizwana chats all things marketing jobs:
  • Jim Ker graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a degree in Music Production back in 2013. Since then, he has gone on to pursue various creative marketing roles and achieved a diploma in Digital Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. It's safe to say that Jim has some seriously...
  • Over the past five years, Laila has gained work experience in corporate and internal communications; advertising, branding and strategic planning of marketing campaigns for the financial services sector. We were lucky enough to get the opportunity to ask Laila some questions about her marketing j...
  • Do you want to create a CV that really makes an impact – one that will stand out and be remembered by employers who are working their way through hundreds? Most people try to do this by presenting their accomplishments, qualifications and experience more effectively – rearranging them on the page...
  • Nilesh Pandey, Communications Manager at Lorien, took some time out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions for our graduate stories series on how he got into marketing and how his degree has helped him along the way:
  • German native Lea Horn boasts a colourful educational background which has seen her study in Edinburgh, Suffolk and in Germany. Now a marketing specialist for a professional services company, Lea speaks to us about her journey into marketing: