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15/02/2010

KPMG to increase intake on graduate recruitment scheme

Graduates looking for jobs in the professional services industry may be interested to hear that KPMG is to increase its graduate intake this September.

The firm plans to hire 760 graduates, up from 600, due to improvements in the marketplace, with the new recruits filling roles in audit and advisory practices. read more...

15/02/2010

Graduate job hunters advised to give internships at charities a go

University leavers hoping to secure a graduate job may be interested to hear about the successful experience a recent English graduate had after taking an internship at a charity. read more...

15/02/2010

PricewaterhouseCoopers bucks graduate job trend

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has opened a new graduate job entry route this week which aims to target and assess candidate's capabilities beyond academic performance alone. read more...

12/02/2010

Graduates handed boost by internship programme

Over 50 universities have signed up to the government's £13.6 million fund to provide internships in small business by the end of 2010 in news that will be of interest to graduate job hunters. read more...

12/02/2010

Rolls-Royce calls for more graduates in engineering

The chief executive of Rolls-Royce, which is now hiring the most graduates in its history, has called for an increase in the number of students leaving university with engineering degrees to help fill a skills gap. read more...

11/02/2010

Graduate job hunters told to 'wow' employers at interviews

Recent university leavers looking for a graduate job may be interested to hear some interview advice that could help candidates shine in the competitive employment market. read more...

11/02/2010

CEO of employment initiative hands graduates job boost

Phil Flaxton, the chief executive of Work Wise UK, a not-for-profit initiative, has said that despite recent government efforts, more can be done to get graduates into employment. read more...

11/02/2010

Banking sector could provide jobs for graduates

New evidence has emerged that suggests the banking sector could once again become a reliable source of graduate recruitment.

Royal Bank of Scotland, one of the hardest hit banks in the recession, plans to hire 596 graduates in 2010, twice the number it did in 2009, the Financial Times reports. read more...

10/02/2010

Latest batch of graduate recruitment deadlines loom large

Recent university leavers who have yet to secure a place on a graduate recruitment scheme may be interested to hear that a number of deadlines at some top recruiters are looming large, the Times reports. read more...

10/02/2010

Higher education minister backs graduate job survey findings

The higher education minister David Lammy has spoken positively about the findings in the latest bi-annual graduate recruitment survey from the Association of Graduate Recruiters.

Its report showed that the amount of read more...

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