“I cannot stress enough the confidence, insight and positivity which I picked up” UnRecruitment: A Case Study

So, as you may or may not know, we’re trying out a new system called UnRecruitment – a method of employment that puts the power in the hands of those applying for the job. Along with The Spring Project, we helped Havas Worldwide (one of the largest digital agencies in the world) find 14 spanking new interns for a 6 month digital scheme, using a method that hoped to be mutually beneficial for all involved. So what actually happened on the two fateful UnRecruitment days? We asked one candidate, Jenny Mullinder, to take us through it…  Continue reading “I cannot stress enough the confidence, insight and positivity which I picked up” UnRecruitment: A Case Study

Summer Internships: A Crash Course for companies

Judging by the current weather, it would be easy to assume that an encroaching summer is a myth rather than a certainty. However, rain-misted or not, August is most definitely on the way. For many companies, summer internships are the perfect way to recruit great new talent – the pool of graduates and students on holiday is never bigger, and with a few months to spare (and far too many parties to avoid), the more entrepreneurially minded among them are ready and willing to throw themselves into the world of work. Continue reading Summer Internships: A Crash Course for companies

Should I Pay My Intern? A Guide For Worried Companies

There’s a lot of noise around paid vs unpaid internships at the moment. With no-one quite sure of the legal stance, it can be difficult to know whether the role you’re offering (or applying for) should be paid or not. Over at Enternships, we see a lot of internships being advertised, and we’re happy to offer you a free guide to figuring out where you stand. With our tried and tested questionnaire, there’s no reason you shouldn’t know exactly how your internship should work – from both an employer and employee point of view.

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How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid

When thinking about how to write a CV, it’s always vital to make a good impression. This is your chance to offer a brief snapshot of your skill set, qualifications, best attributes and to detail why an employer should hire you. But are there things you absolutely shouldn’t do? We’re afraid so… Continue reading How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid

Interview! Ian Berriman of SFX Magazine

There’s certainly no shortage of bright things wanting to get into the world of journalism- ESPECIALLY of the film and TV variety – so how on earth do you distinguish yourself from the heaving, greasy rabble? We sat down with a hardened expert; the glorious SFX Magazine’s Reviews Editor Ian Berriman, to talk internships, Dr Who knowledge and why not to ride around naked on a unicycle. Continue reading Interview! Ian Berriman of SFX Magazine

How to stalk: a business guide

Don’t get us wrong, stalking isn’t ALWAYS the solution. But there’s no denying that knowledge is power; and if you’re angling for an in with a potential employer it might just be that a little extra preparation give you the edge. Serial web-botherer Carlo Pandian tells us more…  Continue reading How to stalk: a business guide