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Friday, October 12, 2012

TARGETjobs news roundup

There have been ups and downs across the graduate recruitment world this week. Overall the graduate jobs market is ‘better than feared’ as announcements from a number of big graduate recruiters indicating that the situation could improve over the course of the next year.

This week it’s the media sector that’s really making waves. This is my section, and it’s the first time it’s been at the top of this list, so I’m pretty chuffed. The reason for this is that there has been a big change of power at Pearson. This may also affect graduate careers at Penguin and the Financial Times. In a strange coincidence, our summer intern Alex was interested in the FT. See his blog about what to expect on newspaper work experience.
Not everyone wants to work in the media – I’m not sure why not, coz it’s brilliant! However, I suppose the world does need engineers and such, so for all of you there’s all of this:
If you’re not interested in those sectors, there’s still plenty more news for you to cast your eye over:
To get graduate careers news as it happens, check out the news feed. Alternatively, check out the round-up this time next week!

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