Entries by Paul Brown

How to Live Well on a Student Budget!

Budgeting at university is notoriously difficult, and when it comes to making your student loan go further, some creative thinking is often needed to make sure whatever money you do have lasts you ’til the end of the month. But student life needn’t be so tiring. By being careful with your money and employing a […]

The Thing Employers Look For When Hiring Recent Graduates

… isn’t something that can be done on campus. It’s an internship. When employers recently named the most important elements in hiring a recent graduate, college reputation, GPA, and courses finished at the bottom of the list. At the top were experiences outside of academics: Internships, jobs, volunteering, and extracurriculars.

The real-world value of work experience

When a potential employer sifts through a mountain of résumés, those who demonstrate practical work backgrounds and evidence of internship experience are prioritised. By attaining first-hand exposure to work in the real world, you maximise your understanding of your chosen profession, showing employers that you’re passionate about starting your career and that you exude a […]

Who is Responsible for Ensuring Workers’ Legality?

As a matter of best practice, recruitment agencies generally screen candidates at an early stage and carry out a full right-to-work check before recommending a candidate to an employer. However, it is important to bear in mind that, regardless of the industry and the role, the legal obligation to prevent the employment of illegal workers […]

UK Immigration & Right to Work Overview

Right to work guidance Mar 2019 – Branded Article UK immigration system Generally speaking, the UK immigration system excludes everyone, unless a person is: not subject to immigration control, which includes: British citizens Individuals with right of abode EU nationals and their families, who can rely on EU regulations (for the time being) granted permission […]