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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 turn to private tutoring

With the media reporting that graduate recruiters will be holding back employment for the rest of 2009, this year's Oxbridge leavers are hoping to earn money through the mentoring of school pupils looking to get into private school. read more...


Students call for tax not fees

Students are calling for tuition fees to be scrapped and replaced with a tax which would benefit people who go on to graduate jobs in low-paid sectors.

The suggestion was made in a proposal from the National Union of Students (NUS) as the body continues to push the government to act on the issue of student debt. read more...


Language skills 'needed' for graduate jobs abroad

Those looking for graduate jobs in the international market could be at a disadvantage if they do not have the necessary linguistics skills, says one expert. read more...


Graduate jobs gloom 'caused by media'

The constant reporting of negative statistics regarding the state of the graduate jobs market has contributed to the pessimism of those leaving university this summer with hopes of employment, according to one expert. read more...


LSE students have 'best' graduate job prospects

The Guardian has recently said in a newly-published guide that students at the London School of Economics (LSE) have the best prospects for getting a graduate job. read more...


Graduates need training to keep skills relevant, says survey

Human resources management firm Kelly Services has released the results of a survey which shows that 90 per cent of workers aged between 18 and 29 believe their skills will become obsolete within years if they do not receive sufficient training. read more...


Graduates favour skills training, says research

A new survey has revealed that those in their first or second graduate jobs are thinking of changing to positions where training is a priority after the economy picks up. read more...


Jobseekers 'lowering expectations'

Jobseekers, including those looking for graduate positions, are revaluating their career options, with over a third being prepared to take 'whatever they can get'. read more...


Holidays 'important for workers'

Taking a break from the workplace can help employees be more productive and it is important that all workers use all of their holiday allowance, it has been claimed. read more...


Workers happier with green companies, says survey

Results of a new survey by the Kenexa Research Institute show that employees in the UK, including those in graduate jobs, feel more pride in their company when they practice environmentally-friendly policies. read more...

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