Enternships CEO Rajeeb Dey given Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion

We are ecstatic to announce that our 27-year-old CEO Rajeeb Dey has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. The Award, bestowed by The Queen on advice of the Prime Minister to up to ten individuals, recognises those who have played an important role in promoting enterprise skills and supporting entrepreneurs. Changing the world? It does rather seem like he is. Continue reading Enternships CEO Rajeeb Dey given Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion

Enternships in Ireland: we team up with Dubstarts to get opportunities to the emerald isle

With the number of unemployed youth in Ireland rising by the month, we’re proud to announce we’ll be launching there on the 23rd April, with the hope of creating hundreds of opportunities for Ireland’s talented youth. Continue reading Enternships in Ireland: we team up with Dubstarts to get opportunities to the emerald isle

Wayra Enternships launches, promising 130 paid internships for talented graduates

It’s time for UK businesses to start providing the experience they demand, and we’re proud to help them do it.

What do you need to get a job? Experience. What do you need to get experience? A job. We watch students and graduates go through the same cycle of rejection over and over again, and frankly, we’re sick to the teeth of it. We’re excessively proud to announce a new partnership that won’t take ‘come back when you’ve had a job’ for an answer… Continue reading Wayra Enternships launches, promising 130 paid internships for talented graduates

Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader Day #5

A 6am Friday kick off saw me make my way to Grischa Hotel, to speak at the Barclays breakfast discussion on youth unemployment. I was speaking alongside Anthony Jenkins, Group Chief Executive of Barclays – who promised to do more about raising awareness among his peers about the problems of youth unemployment and lack of opportunities for graduates. It was good to hear a CEO of a global company back up this issue, but it’s clear that more needs to be done to push stakeholder government businesses and NGOs to help find solutions.

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Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #Day 4

Day 4 – and I’m still alive. Last night was a great opportunity to catch up with Bill Reese: the CEO of International Youth Foundation. I first met Bill in 2008 when i was awarded the YouthActionNet Global Fellowship for establishing Student Voice, and it was wonderful to hear his plans to re-engage the YAN Fellows Alumni and the IYFs by developing mentoring opportunities between new Fellows and alumni. Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #Day 4

Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #3

As the world starts to bubble with Rajeeb Dey’s #unrecruitment revolution – official WEF blog here – you’d be forgiven for thinking he couldn’t possibly have time for another Davos Diary. ESPECIALLY considering he’s going to be on France 24 tomorrow at 16:10, debating the issues around the ‘lost generation’ of job-seekers (which you can stream here). Well, you’d be wrong. Very wrong.  Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #3

Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader

It has begun! As this year’s World Economic Forum kicks off in seriously snowy style, we’re excessively proud to follow our leader Rajeeb Dey (@rajdey) as he not only attends, but speaks as one of the official Young World Leaders. Get the insider look at the week-long global event from his exclusive diary, as he prepares his talk on Training For Recruitment; rallying the entrepreneurial troops from around the world… Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader

10 Davos 2013 Talks We Wish We Were Attending

As we’re no doubt all aware, The World Economoic Forum (Davos 2013, to its mates) kicks off on the 23rd Jan, packed to the brim with amazing conferences around business, culture and politics. But within the usual brain-bran of the world’s economic state, the upcoming changes in education and the problem of unemployment, there are some weird and wonderful topics being addressed. Our pick of the most intriguing? Read on.  Continue reading 10 Davos 2013 Talks We Wish We Were Attending