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Chinese graduate recruitment fair coming to Manchester

Graduates with knowledge of Chinese languages and culture are being encouraged to attend the Chinese Graduate Fair in Manchester next week.

Over 30 companies from China will be there to offer graduate jobs and work experience in China, where the economy is expanding rapidly. read more...


Average salary for jobs advertised in UK rises

A recent report has claimed that the average salary of jobs being advertised in the UK has risen by £300 to £31,672 a year, which could be good news for graduates looking to start their careers.

The Monthly Salary Index, published by AllTheTopBananas.


Tuesday lunchtime most popular time to apply for jobs

Tuesday lunchtime is when the majority of people apply for jobs, according to Reed Employment.

The company's analysis showed that 21 per cent of jobseekers search for jobs at 1pm on Monday and then the same amount upload their CVs the next day at the same time. read more...


Graduates could be boosted by new jobs

A new report shows that the number of jobs created last month in the UK was 31 per cent higher in the same period last year, which could be good news for graduates looking to start their careers. read more...


Firms 'struggle' to retain talent

Four in ten UK firms (40 per cent) believe that their competitive edge is under threat from a shortage of skilled talent, while 79 per cent believe that people issues such as retention are the most difficult part of a business plan to get right. read more...


Young people 'need to manage career opportunities'

Youngsters need to be aware of the career opportunities that are open to them and learn about the world of business and enterprise, the Enterprise Education Trust (EET) has said. read more...


Graduates avoid 'geeky' IT

IT is considered by four fifths (78 per cent) of graduates as the geekiest profession, according to a new study which revealed the extent to which young people are reluctant to pursue a career in the technology industry. read more...


Graduates 'very stressed' by job-hunting

Seven out of ten university leavers entering the graduate recruitment market find job-hunting very stressful, according to a new study.

The survey, undertaken by Just IT and published by onrec. read more...


Average advertised UK salary tops £31k

The average salary for a job advertised in the UK is now more than £30,000, according to a new survey.

Research undertaken by AllTheTopBananas.com indicated that the average UK salary is now £31,290 per annum, though the figure varies greatly from region to region. read more...


Graduate career plans 'vary greatly'

Students' plans for their graduate career path vary greatly based on a number of factors, according to an expert.

It is possible to group students into three categories in terms of their graduate career plans, said Elspeth Farrar, communications director at the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services. read more...

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