It may not feel like anything for those of you still working hard to land your dream graduate job, or just a job in some cases! But the news today of the fall in unemployment figures is really significant. Ever the optimists at Right Management, with this news comes a sense of hope. Are things really on the up?
Well, the FT reported that the [surprise] increase in full-time employment was the largest since May 2007. We'd say that is pretty positive news. This is of course contradicts all previous predictions that youth unemployment (16-24 year olds) would hit an all time low.
Whilst it is still important to be mindful not to sit back and relax (just yet) expecting a job to land in your lap, it is encouraging. So, please keep looking, keep adapting your CV, keep sending your speculative letters and outshine the competition! If you get a job next, then these figures could just keep on growing...
For practical hints and tips on preparing your CV, contact us for a FREE copy of the GradGuide2010.