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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.


Graduate jobs news: Generation Y 'desire more benefits'

Professionals aged 26 and under – known as Generation Y - expect more employment benefits than their older colleagues, a new study has suggested.

According to research conducted by FreshMinds Talent, younger members of the workforce value salary considerations more than corporate social responsibility, reports Onrec.com. read more...


Grad jobs hunters 'seeking employment unrelated to degree'

Many university leavers intend to seek a graduate job unrelated to their degree discipline, a new study has indicated.

According to research conducted by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), more than four out of five graduates are more concerned about their job prospects than they were last year. read more...


Well-planned postgraduate study 'can help grad jobs hunt'

Careers opportunities for postgraduates can be plentiful, but only if the additional course adds real value to individuals remaining at university, it has been suggested. read more...


ID theft risk for 'carefree' job applicants

Graduate jobs applicants should be cautious when applying for jobs, ensuring that their CV's are suitably protected against the risk of identity theft.

This is the claims of iProfile.org, which organised a recent experiment to demonstrate the dangers of failing to conduct research on a prospective employer. read more...


Grad jobs seekers 'desire serious interviews'

Graduate jobs hunters are most likely to be impressed by employers who interview in a formal manner, rather than ask obtuse questions, it has been suggested. read more...


Graduate job hunters 'must be adaptable'

Adaptability may be a major asset to university-leavers seeking graduate jobs this year, it has been suggested. read more...


Temp agencies 'provide options' for jobseekers

Employment agencies may be on hand to offer jobseekers the support they need to secure paid employment, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has claimed.

University-leavers awaiting the start of graduate schemes may be among those able to benefit from temporary employment arranged through an agency. read more...


More workers 'considering careers abroad'

More graduates and other professionals are considering working overseas as international recruitment becomes increasingly commonplace, a new study has suggested. read more...


Realists 'may succeed' in graduate jobs

New research has indicated that workers who are considered realists are succeeding in the workplace of today. read more...


Graduate recruitment 'must target the entire talent pool'

Outmoded job advertisement practices could be costing recruiters the most capable staff, a new study has indicated.

According to research conducted by The Institute for Employment Studies and Department for Work and Pensions, many employers are searching in the wrong places for high-calibre graduates. read more...

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