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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.


Graduates 'need more than a degree' to land top jobs

Students hoping to get on graduate training schemes should ensure that they have additional skills to support their degrees as growing numbers of candidates boast top grades, it has been suggested. read more...


Students 'must stand out' at graduate job fairs

With graduate job fair season well underway, those hoping that this year will be easier to land a position will still need to impress employers if they are to succeed.

Simon Dixon, managing director of financial sector training organisation Benedix, said that graduate job hunters need to put themselves in the shoes of the employer. read more...


Glasgow holds major graduate jobs fair

Nearly 4,000 graduate job hunters will have descended on the Scottish city of Glasgow today (October 14th) as employers try to find fresh talent in preparation for the economic upturn. read more...


Careers services need to improve to help graduate job hunters

Universities need to make sure their careers services are up to scratch if they are to help alumni into graduate jobs. read more...


Stunts to help with graduate jobs?

A former history student desperate to get a graduate job has now been offered a position after walking down London's busy Square Mile in a sandwich board with his qualifications on it. read more...


Graduate employers 'should not use Facebook'

Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter should be no-go zones for employers wanting to check a graduate job candidate's qualities, according to one group. read more...


'Be proactive', graduate job hunters warned

A graduate jobs expert has said that those feeling put down by negative media reports need to ignore them and remain positive if they are to find employment. read more...


Wales 'needs to deal' with graduate brain drain

Students who gain their degrees in Wales are either moving or returning to England to find a graduate job, new research shows.

Conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, the report found that 54.7 per cent of Welsh university students have since gone on to find a graduate job position at a company over the border in England. read more...


Graduate jobs 'still available'

The Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services has urged this year's university leavers not to be put down by the lack of available jobs, as there are some out there.

Martin Pennington, director of the group, said that the recession has caused a drop in the number of graduate jobs being provided, but they have not all disappeared. read more...


Getting a job is a lot like a sales pitch!

A key concept in sales is looking at features and benefits and one of the most important things any salesperson will tell you is to focus on the benefits and not the features. It is the benefits that sell, not the features. read more...

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