Graduate jobs at Northern Rock December 2007


#1

I’ve been thinking about the current crisis at Northern Rock and the potential buy out by Virgin and am wondering if now would be a good, or bad time to think about joining Northern Rock as a graduate associate.

Northern Rock are obviously doing very badly, but would a potential buy out herald a good chance to start working for a company about to have quite literally billions of pounds pummelled into it?

Looking forward to any answers you may have!

:slight_smile:


#2

I doubt it. They’ve said they’re keeping the staff they’ve got from Northern Rock and implementing a natural redundency (through natural staff attrition)!!

I suppose there might still be a graduate programme though… it’s worth contacting the company next september I would have though… but I think their main itnerest right now would be figuring out how to pay back the 25 billion they owe… rather than hiring you!!

:rolleyes:


#3

I think Richard Branson is having them. From my point of view, it looks like a great investment opportunity, and the Virgin brand and knowhow is probably just what they need to bring them back from the brink of destruction.


#4

the rock will be under bank of england umbrella i guess. the bank has paid mounts of bonuses to its current staff of high calibre.


#5

I suspect the virgin deal will go ahead as planned!