Call centre firms are seeing applications for
graduate jobs increase due to the recession, according to new
Speaking to the Times, one call centre agency called Hays said that
it has seen the number of people seeking graduate jobs with them
rise threefold in the last 12 months.
Telecommunications firm O2 and dental health insurance firm Denplan
have also seen similar boosts in applications, while Cambridgeshire
County Council reports the same.
Although call centre work is often associated with temporary
positions, many graduates are keen to get onboard at firms such as
Ewan Murray from Strathclyde University, who took up a position at
renewable energy developers AWS Ocean Energy told the newspaper:
"My placement gave me a great insight into wave and tidal energy in
Scotland. The work I was given felt like I really contributed to
the company and hopefully it's the start of a future relationship
Those looking for graduate jobs in the current economic condition
should be aided in finding apprenticeship schemes, the
Confederation of British Industry recently said.
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