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With China set to economically dominate the coming decades, it is more important than ever for today's new graduates to learn how business is done there. It's simple, says Mark Pettitt, just remember 'face' and 'connections'

Unpaid internships lasting longer than four weeks would be banned by Labour if it wins power next May

Labour to limit unpaid internships to a month to stop best jobs going to the richest

Party says current system ‘locks up’ the best jobs for those with richest parents

A mobile-connected toothbrush on show in Barcelona

Careers in tech: The Internet of Things

Exciting opportunities await graduates in the world of mass interconnectivity

Pepper, the 3ft 11in shiny box of circuits who can tell jokes and respond to human emotions

Careers in tech: Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is all around us and now is the time to get involved

Careers in tech: Top 10 tech industry careers

From developing next-gen video games and apps to defending networks from cyber-attack, there has never been a better time to get a job in tech

Careers in tech: Data and knowledge management

A growing number of universities offer courses to remedy a shortage of data scientists and train a present-day Alan Turing for the 21st century's 'sexiest job'

East London’s Tech City has created more than 500 new jobs

Careers in tech: Introducing postgraduate courses in technology and IT

Further study gives graduates the chance to gain an edge in a growing field

A report from the Association of Graduate Recruiters predicts a 17% rise in graduate job vacancies this year

Got the degree – now for the job

Many of the students who graduated this summer are having great difficulty finding work and, as Amy Denman explains, it’s often down to not having the necessary work experience

Student start-ups: The secret to making money your own way

If you find yourself poring over prospectuses for obscure MAs or still can’t decide whether your position as vice-president of the knitting society is a legitimate CV point, it may be that you’re in need of further options. Grad schemes are eluding you and the third year fear has finally set in. But have you considered creating your own graduate job? If the idea of being your own boss sounds appealing, here’s what you need to know.

After uni: What to do if you don’t know what to do

With third-year students getting closer and closer to leaving university, that nagging question keeps cropping up: "what are you going to do when you graduate?"

The science of switching to a career in teaching

Neil Simpkins's new life in the classroom has fulfilled his ambition to focus on physics and encourage the next generation to get involved in the subject

The rewards of training for a career in teaching

With tax-free financial support to train and attractive salaries, the sums certainly add up for new teachers. And with a fulfilling career path on offer, the benefits don’t end there.

A range of training options to help you get into teaching

Those hoping for a career in the classroom have various routes available – with plenty of practical experience along the way

Transfer your expertise to a teaching career

After almost two decades working in IT, Anna Kyriacou decided to retrain as a teacher. Growing demand for her skills means great career opportunities lie ahead.

Thinking about a career change? Get into teaching

Bethany Doughty worked as an actuary for 10 years before deciding to retrain as a maths teacher. It has proved to be a lifechanging move, for all the right reasons…

Time for a change? Maybe it's time to get into teaching...

Are you ready to become part of a new generation of high-calibre teachers?

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