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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.


High demand for HR professionals

Graduates may be interested to learn that HR professionals are still in high demand despite current economic conditions, according to experts.

A global salary survey by recruitment consultancy Robert Walters has revealed that the market for HR professionals is 'extremely buoyant' irrespective of the economic situation. read more...


Employment qualification to be launched

A new employment qualification is to be launched across all job sectors which will strive to make staff more effective in their chosen place of work. read more...


Attractive candidates 'get lucky with jobs'

New research has discovered that nine out of ten bosses admit giving a vacancy to the most attractive candidate.

The study was undertaken by employment law firm Peninsula, and questioned some 2,226 employers across the UK throughout February. read more...


UK jobseekers 'would re-locate'

Some three-quarters of UK workers would be prepared to move to a different city to find work, while two-thirds would re-locate overseas, according to new research. read more...


Rise of the super-charged secretary

New research has found that highly-efficient, multi-skilled secretaries are driving today's successful offices. read more...


Budget 'should protect jobs'

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has said that today's budget must prioritise job creation and competitiveness in the workplace. read more...


Gender pay gap 'is government's responsibility'

Most people believe it is the government's responsibility to close the gender pay gap, according to new research. read more...


Pay rises 'stabilise' in UK

Pay rises in the UK have fallen to 3.4 per cent for the three months leading up January, according to the latest data.

The IDS Pay Databank figures indicate median pay settlement levels for the three months to the end of January this year fell back into line with the trend for 2007, down to 3. read more...


Businesses 'want to use social networks'

New research has indicated that businesses are seeing the benefit of using social networks, which may be of interest to today's internet-savvy graduates. read more...


Offices 'will disappear completely'

The workers of tomorrow will work across different time zones and cultures and traditional offices will become a thing of the past, it has been claimed.

According to people performance specialist SHL, future workers will work across languages and offices could be replaced by minibus centres around satellite offices. read more...

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