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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.

30/09/2010

FDM Group finalist at the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2010

International IT Services Provider, FDM Group, has been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2010, which will take place on the 22nd of October 2010. read more...

30/09/2010

Gradplus.com group finalist at the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2010

Gradplus.com has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘best graduate recruitment website / micro site’ category at the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2010, which will take place on the 22nd of October 2010.

Gradplus. read more...

28/09/2010

Google still world's favourite employer, graduate scheme hunters are told

Google has retained its status as the most desired employer in the world, Britons looking for graduate vacancies have been informed today (September 28th). read more...

24/09/2010

Milk round 'should still be key to filling graduate placements'

Companies should still include the 'milk round' in their strategies for filling graduate vacancies, according to new research. read more...

17/08/2010

Employers 'should be paid' to get NEETs on graduate schemes

Employers should receive funding to allow them to offer graduate work experience placements to disadvantaged youngsters, according to new research. read more...

04/08/2010

Graduate recruiters 'wary' of using social media

Almost two-thirds (65 per cent) of graduate recruiters are concerned about using social media as a means of getting in touch with students, it has been suggested.

The 'Social Media Audit' is a new study conducted by recruitment and marketing communications provider Penna Barkers and the Association of Graduate Recruiters. read more...

03/08/2010

Unison welcomes move to tackle 'rogue employers'

Graduates have received a boost after a leading union called for a clampdown on minimum wage loopholes.

HM Treasury revealed recently that it will amend pay legislation following a consultation on travel and subsistence schemes provided for some minimum wage workers. read more...

27/07/2010

Employers 'should provide more encouragement' for flexible working

Employers should be doing more to afford their staff the chance to participate in flexible working, according to a prominent independent authority.

Stephen Overell, associate director at the Work Foundation, noted that there is "very strong" demand from Britons to be given more freedom over where they work. read more...

23/07/2010

Employers 'will be more flexible' in job candidate requirements

Employers are likely to be less stringent about the qualities they require from candidates as the jobs market improves, it has been suggested.

According to a study released in May by Astbury Marsden, the average number of candidates for each new City job fell from 5.7 in March 2009 to 2.7 in March 2010. read more...

15/07/2010

Graduate job opportunities set to arrive at Poundland

Former students in Northern Ireland may see their graduate job prospects boosted by the news that Poundland is to create 140 positions in the country. read more...

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