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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.


CVs hold importance for graduate job hunters

A group of university leavers have urged current students to improve the quality of their CVs if they are to be successful in getting a graduate job.

Recording their search for employment for the Guardian, Henry Sparling, Chris Thompson and Rebecca Burns claimed that a good CV has helped them land interviews and read more...


Graduate jobs market gets even tougher

Graduate job hunters hoping for success in the legal sector will have to ramp up their employment efforts as recruiters step up requirements.

Next year is set to see applications for graduate law jobs rise, according to The Lawyer, and employers are reacting by making sure they filter through only the best candidates. read more...


'Use the internet' for graduate jobs

Former students struggling to find a graduate job in the current economic climate could make the most of the internet, one expert has advised.

Roy Murphy, co-author of Personal Reputation Management: Making the Internet Work for You, said that social networking sites, blogs and even Youtube can be used to boost graduate job prospects. read more...


Graduate job entry requirements get tougher

Graduate job hunters may need to rethink their application strategies as employers raise the bar for recruitment requirements.

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's, which has increased the necessary degree level for its read more...


Pre-Budget report 'should focus on graduate jobs'

Business leaders are hoping that next week's pre-Budget report will offer a strategy to increase the number of young people in graduate jobs. read more...


Graduate job hunters must 'do their homework'

A graduate jobs specialist has urged university leavers to research every employer they apply to in order to increase their chances of finding work. read more...


AGR: 'Apply for graduate jobs now'

The Association for Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has claimed that now is the best time for university students to ready their applications if they want to get on employment schemes. read more...


CV lies unnecessary, graduate job hunters warned

Those struggling to find a graduate job in the current climate should not resort to lying on an application, according to one expert.

Peter Panayotou, senior consultant at CV advice firm The Write Stuff, was commenting on a recent survey by Hirescores. read more...


Desperate graduates 'must not lie on CVs'

Graduate job hunters despairing at negative news reports concerning the unemployment of young people must not resort to sneaky tactics during the application process.

That is the opinion of Work Wise UK chief executive Phil Flaxton, who explained that those who lie on their CVs will be found out by graduate employers. read more...


Expert offers tips to graduate job hunters

A recruitment expert has said that university leavers will need to improve their CVs and interview techniques if they are to find a graduate job. read more...

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