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Laura Herbert is the Graduate & Apprentice Manager for Shropshire Council and the manager of ShropGrad, the organisation’s Graduate Programme. Over the next few months, the graduates on the programme will be chronicling their progress, discussing key themes within graduate employment and offering advice and shadowing opportunities for local graduates.

09 Jan 2013

Ofsted. A word that strikes fear into even the least faint-hearted professionals. So when the Corporate Director of People Services at Shropshire Council asked me to co-ordinate the authority’s unannounced safeguarding Ofsted inspection, I couldn’t help thinking I’d bitten off a little more than I could chew. As a graduate at Shropshire Council, an insight that I’ve gained is that personally...

05 Nov 2012

Laura Herbert, Graduate & Apprentice Manager for Shropshire Council discusses her previous role as a graduate trainee on the Shropshire Council Graduate Programme and making the big step into the post-university world. Follow Laura on twitter @lauherbs

The illustrious quest for the golden graduate role with a ‘Top 100 Graduate Employer’, complimented by a staggering salary, lavish...

29 Oct 2012

I studied Criminal Justice at Glyndwr University and during my studies I developed an interest in the relationship between citizens and the state, particularly the role that service delivery has to play within society. In the current economic climate, and with changing social values, service delivery is an important factor that has the ability to create a more beneficial relationship between...

11 Oct 2012

Finishing University should be an exciting time for any hard-working and ambitious student. The culmination of three years hard-work (with a little bit of self-indulgence thrown in for good measure), a sense of achievement, pride and nervousness awaits them at graduation. Growing up during the time of Labour’s ‘Education, Education, Education’ political agenda, many of the current generation...

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