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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.


Lying on CV is 'probably easier', say recruiters

More graduates may be lying on their CVs due to the recession, according to a new survey by the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (CIEA).

Statistics released by the CIEA say that one in three Britons has lied on or embellished their CV to improve their chances of employment. read more...


AGR offers tips to graduates

Graduates have been offered advice on job hunting in difficult times by the chief executive officer of the Association for Graduate Recruitment (AGR), Carl Gilleard. read more...


Graduates increasingly use internet to job hunt

The internet is fast becoming the main way graduates search for vacancies, according to the most recent National Online Recruitment Audience Survey (NORAS). read more...


Police looking to recruit graduates

The UK Police force, which in all its forms collectively employs over 180,000 staff, could become an increasingly popular option for graduates, it has been claimed. read more...


Green graduate recruitment expanding

The outlook for graduate recruitment in the so-called green-collar job market is positive, with the sector seeing a 50 per cent increase in the UK, and president Barack Obama announcing five million new jobs in the US. read more...


Optimism for communication graduates

A new survey by search and selection company VMA, detailing the state of the market, has revealed that the communications industry has not suffered as much as others, providing hope for graduates looking for employment. read more...


TUC: Better access to training is key

UK professionals must have access to training during the recession and beyond, it has been claimed.

According to Brendan Barber, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), learning new skills will give people a better chance of entering or returning to the workplace as soon as possible. read more...


Grad jobs news: REC concerns over unemployment policy

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has voiced concerns over government proposals to reinvigorate the employment market. read more...


Careers advice 'vital to graduates'

Graduates and university students concerned about their job prospects should seek all the careers information and advice they can, it has been suggested. read more...


Intern scheme 'to help graduates into work'

Companies are being encouraged to offer temporary jobs to graduates in a bid to improve the flow of university leavers into the workplace, it has been reported.

The programme, to be called the National Internship Scheme, is designed to combat the rising unemployment levels among graduates, caused by the economic downturn. read more...

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