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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.

02/01/2009

Woman graduates at 71

A woman has shown there is no age limit on education as she has become a graduate at the age of 71.

Pamela Slater has finished her part-time studies after eight years, securing a BA (Hons) in history at Teeside University in the process. read more...

22/12/2008

Employer honesty 'needed' during downturn

Companies need to be upfront and honest with their employees as much as they can to show that they care, Monster has claimed.

Monster human resources advisor Corinne Mills commented that good communication is needed throughout the year, saying this is likely to generate trust between employer and employees. read more...

19/12/2008

Laying staff off 'affects morale'

Managers should think twice about making job cuts as over-enthusiastic cut backs can create problems in the future.

Research by US firm he Kenexa Research Institute found that employees in firms which had made lay-offs in recent months felt insecure about the future of the firm, reports Management Issues. read more...

18/12/2008

Employers 'aiming to maintain benefits'

The majority of employers are trying to maintain as many staff benefits as possible, it has been suggested.

Research conducted by Mercer indicates that most companies have avoided making significant cuts to employee perks, those working in graduate jobs may be pleased to know. read more...

16/12/2008

Office exercise 'important for health'

Graduate workers and other professionals based in the office should participate in regular exercise, or at least move around the workplace each day if they wish to avoid back pain, it has been suggested. read more...

16/12/2008

Employers 'should recognise hard work' at Christmas

Employers should appreciate the hard work that employees put in during the year, according to the Chartered Management Institute.

According to public affairs manager Mike Petrook, Christmas parties are an effective way to "channel energy for the year ahead. read more...

15/12/2008

Graduates urged to show their worth

Professionals concerned about the recent flood of redundancies in the UK should attempt to remain positive and concentrate on doing the best possible job they can, it has been suggested. read more...

11/12/2008

Cheaper to buy than rent in 2009, says estate agent

Graduates considering their future housing options may be interested in the comments of SW19 founder Luke Bennett, who claims it may be "cheaper" to purchase property than rent in 2009. read more...

11/12/2008

Cheaper to buy than rent in 2009, says estate agent

Graduates considering their future housing options may be interested in the comments of SW19 founder Luke Bennett, who claims it may be "cheaper" to purchase property than rent in 2009. read more...

11/12/2008

Young workers 'geared up for office life'

Young people entering the working world for the first time look forward to the sense of community that life in the office brings, it has been claimed. read more...

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