Graduate’s job ordeal in this weeks News

jobseeker Nikki Dunbar - who has applied for 400 jobs with no joy
jobseeker Nikki Dunbar - who has applied for 400 jobs with no joy

A talented graduate has vowed to carry on her jobs hunt - despite being knocked back by more than 400 firms in one year.

Nikki Dunbar of Ashforth Avenue, Heanor, attained a first class BA honours degree in events management at the University of Derby last May and immediately set about trying to get a foothold on a career ladder.

But since then, her plight has become a shocking reminder of the tough jobs market young people face today.

Read all about Nikki’s story in this week’s Ripley and Heanor News, out Thursday.