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The team at Gradplus are pleased to provide you with coverage of the key issues and stories in the graduate sector.


'Soft skills boost graduate jobs chances'

Those looking for graduate jobs should be aware that employers are looking for more than just good grades, according to a new report.

A study by Reed Consulting found that communication skills and the ability to work in a team were seen as "critical attributes" by more than 60 per cent of firms. read more...


Graduate jobs news: Pour spelling 'hinders applications'

Poor spelling on a CV could be hindering people on the hunt for graduate jobs, a new poll has found.

The study, conducted by Select Appointments, reveals that 54 per cent of employers state that spelling errors are their biggest pet hate. read more...


UK job market 'still buoyant'

The UK job market continues to be buoyant despite the current economic downturn, it has been claimed.

In news that might be of interest to those looking for graduate jobs, research by the Office of National Statistics show that there were 655,100 vacancies available in the three months to May. read more...


Universities vital to the UK, expert states

UK universities are vital to the country's competitiveness, it has been claimed.

In news that might be of interest to those looking for graduate jobs, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has praised the work of the nation's educational institutions. read more...


Digital skills 'boost graduate job hunters'

Young people can boost their chances of successfully applying for graduate jobs by working on their digital literacy, it has been claimed.

According to 100 per cent of delegates at the Virtual Voices event, IT skills are vital for future success, both for individuals and the county as a whole. read more...


Graduate jobs 'will demand political and cultural awareness'

Those searching for graduate jobs need to be more aware of the world around them, rather than just being technically able, one expert has claimed. read more...


Extra uni activities 'important for graduate jobs'

Those hoping to start a graduate career once they finish university would be well advised to involve themselves in extra-circular activities, new research shows. read more...


Manchester seeks to boost availability of graduate jobs

People looking for graduate jobs in Manchester could be in for a boost as a campaign to get students to apply for positions in the area is launched. read more...


IT boosts UK economy, graduates told

Anyone looking for graduate jobs in the IT sector might be pleased to hear that the industry has been described as vital to UK business. read more...


Investing in graduates 'is good strategy'

Employers would be well advised to invest in graduates as it will pay of when the current economic situation improves, an expert has claimed.

Many companies, especially those in the financial sector, have said they intend to reduce their graduate intake until the economy regains some stability. read more...

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