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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.


Working gap years 'more use' than travel

Future graduates have been told that using a gap year, which has become a rite of passage for many school-leavers, as an opportunity for work rather than pleasure is the best option in the current economic climate. read more...


Graduates need work experience, says CBI

University leavers looking for graduate jobs should get some work experience if they want to increase their chances of employment, according to the head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). read more...


Manchester keeps its graduates up north

A new graduate scheme will aim to keep graduates of Manchester universities in the city by offering work experience, a salary and a Masters degree to ten of the region's current students.

Funded by the Manchester Innovation Investment Fund, the scheme hopes to encourage graduates to stay in the city rather than moving to London. read more...


Centrica announced 'Best Work Placement Provider'

A company which provides work experience for undergraduates and graduate jobs has won the award for Best Work Placement Provider 2009 at the annual National Council for Work Experience (NCWE) Awards. read more...


Graduates offered £10,000 to go away

City law firms are encouraging people to defer their graduate jobs by a year in order to make sure that they get the best training, which is made more difficult in the current economic crisis. read more...


Local authorities should provide employment opportunities, says council leader

Graduates could find work if councils provide apprenticeships and "taster schemes", as has been suggested in a report by Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council leader Stephen Houghton. read more...


Internships make graduates more employable, says survey

Graduates looking for recruitment can make themselves more attractive to employers if they take internships, according to a new survey of students by TMP Worldwide. read more...


BP offers graduates 'Ultimate Field Trip'

Energy giant BP is offering graduates a unique chance to visit one of its operational plants, which would be a positive work experience in the eyes of graduate employers. read more...


Thomson provides graduate jobs abroad

Despite dips in graduate recruitment recently, Thomson, the travel operator specialising in family and package holidays, has opened the doors to graduates who want to broaden their work experiences abroad. read more...


Working down under popular for graduates

More graduates have been successfully applying for Working Holiday Visas (WHVs) in Australia since the previous year, according to figures from the Australian Department of Immigration. read more...

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