YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT, UNPAID INTERNSHIPS,
VOLUNTEER PLACEMENTS, WORKING FOR FREE,
WORKING FOR PEANUTS, ZERO-HOURS CONTRACTS…
BORING JOBS FOR BORING COMPANIES.
JOB APPLICATION, AFTER JOB APPLICATION.
COMPETITION WITH YOUR FRIENDS.
“CLIMB THE CAREER LADDER AND WE’LL MAKE SOMETHING OF YOU.”
UNEMPLOYED, UNDEREMPLOYED, ISOLATED AND DEVALUED.
WE’RE TIRED OF IT, AND WE’RE SURE YOU ARE TOO.
THE PROBLEM IS NOT YOU, IT’S THE ECONOMY.
AN ECONOMY THAT FORCES US TO WORK FOR FREE,
TO FIGHT FOR RUBBISH JOBS AND TO SELL OURSELVES TO CORPORATE COMPANIES.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE!
Stories and Analysis
Criminonymous Monday 21 July 2014
Learn from history and present times
Help to solve the mystery of how societies survive
If you’ve never seen a gun, you’re a lucky one
And think about your life in the context of the world
Because so many grow up in a place we can’t imagine
A hard life to… more
Careering Towards Disaster: The London Graduate Fair 2014
Oliver Sylvester-Bradley Thursday 26 June 2014
What the hell is going on? You’d think that a central London event, billed as ‘THE’ careers fair, would be a hive of excitement and possibility showcasing the most progressive, diverse and innovative opportunities the most stimulating city in the world has to offer…Well, that’s what I thought…. more
It’s not you, it’s me!
anonymous Saturday 7 June 2014
So I fell in love. Absolutely. Head over heels. I was bored with internships, bored with volunteering, bored with coffee shop jobs and their tease of potential promotion. I wanted a REAL job, a grown up mature respectful and appropriate job. One that I could bring home to meet the parents and… more
The Intern Scam
Felicity Morse Saturday 7 June 2014
What people don’t appreciate about paid interns and unpaid internships is that they continue to keep salaries low for years, both for whoever is on the internship and whoever is working in an industry that uses them.
It works like this… if you are the intern being paid nothing, you… more