- Firstly the Bar Council released its annual ‘Bar Barometer’ survey, giving would-be barristers a realistic look at their chances.
- This was also the week in which stories about the Wikipedia blackout and the Koobface virus came into the public consciousness. We took a look at what they, along with the Leveson Inquiry, mean for law, media and IT graduates.
- Ernst & Young was named the gay-friendly employer of the year. The accountants was listed ahead of 99 other employers, with a high level of satisfaction among gay and lesbian employees.
- In addition, we took a closer look at the sort of things you should be saying when the recruitment team at a property company turns round and says ‘Is there anything you’d like to ask us?’
- If you’ve been following our Facebook page, you may have noticed our series on developing your job hunt like a military campaign; useful if you’re suffering from low morale or fatigue.
- We also broke down exactly what a graduate CV should look like. It’s pretty basic stuff, but we get so many complaints from recruiters that it simply isn’t worth risking making these mistakes.
- Finally we hit you with the regular roundup of all things deadline. The big recruiter this week is Nationwide, which is closing all of its grad scheme applications on Friday 27. Check out the latest graduate jobs here.
This post was written by Ross Wittenham our Editorial Assistant.