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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.


Writing the perfect graduate CV

You’ve put in three hard years of study, got your degree certificate in hand and you’re now ready to show the graduate job market exactly what you’ve got. read more...


Isle of Man set to host inaugural Graduate Day

The Isle of Man is set to host its first ever Graduate Day this month in a bid to get more university leavers in local graduate jobs. read more...


University students must be taught basic job skills, says Edge

Universities should teach their students basic job skills, such as communication, to prepare them for the inevitable search for graduate opportunities. read more...


'Back up claims in CV' when looking for graduate roles

University-leavers should make sure they support any claims of skill and experience they make on their CV with firm evidence when looking for graduate opportunities, The Write Stuff has said. read more...


Vast majority of employers 'pick attitude over skill'

University-leavers looking for graduate opportunities may be interested to know that a huge majority of employers decide to employ people on their overall attitude, rather than their skill set. read more...


Looking for graduate roles? Check your CV!

Those looking for graduate roles should ensure they check their CV for grammatical errors as these - along with spelling mistakes - are the most common shortcomings found in CVs, according to specialist consultancy The Write Stuff. read more...


Ensure your CV has the 'three Ps' to bag top graduate vacancies

With one in five graduates currently unemployed and a new batch of students coming out of university this summer, Chris Rea from Graduate Prospects offers some practical CV advice to help those looking for their first job. read more...


People with more than one job 'mustn't let their standards slip'

People who turn to second jobs in order to boost their income must be careful they don't let their standards slip in their main role, according to a career guidance expert.

Denise Taylor, author of How to Get a Job in a Recession, suggested employers may not be very lenient in letting poor performances due to job-juggling go. read more...


Graduates held back by poor careers guidance?

Students may find that their graduate opportunities are stunted relatively early in their lives, as they are suffering from inadequate pre-16 careers guidance in schools, the Association of Colleges (AoC) has said. read more...


Graduate employers are 'looking for some experience' from university-leavers

People intending to enter graduate vacancies should work while they are at university. Not only because it will mean a bit of extra money, but also because graduate employers are looking for "some experience" from applicants. read more...

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