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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.


Training and development crucial to graduate roles

Graduates favour jobs with training and development over higher paid professions, new research has shown.

According to the study compiled by Ernst &Young, more than 40 per cent of university leavers view their career progression as the most important factor when seeking employment. read more...


Graduate job vacancies increase

The number of jobs available to graduates have increased for the fourth year in a row, a new study has claimed.

According to the survey produced by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) vacancies suitable for university leavers have increased by 12.7 per cent. read more...


More employers using psychometric testing to tell graduates apart

An increased lack of certainly in the quality and uniformity of degrees is being offered at different universities is leading more and more top graduate employers to put their faith in innovative psychometric testing techniques instead. read more...


Graduate job market remains buoyant

A major new report has shown that opportunities on the UK's graduate job market continue to soar, but that starting salaries are not showing the same high levels of growth. read more...


UK graduates set to benefit from more job opportunities

A new forecast on likely employment opportunities in the UK for the rest of 2007 has shown that new UK graduates can expect to be flooded with opportunities and extra benefits. read more...


Security firm's graduate recruitment campaign is recognised

Defence and security firm QinetiQ has received a prestigious award for its latest graduate recruitment campaign at this year's prestigious Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Recruitment Marketing Awards. read more...


London job market shows strong growth

New research has shown a 21 per cent rise in the number of vacancies being offered on the City of London job market over the last year. read more...


Google is new entry on graduate recruitment wish-list

Internet search giant Google is a new entry on a long-running poll to find the employers that top student-favourites for prospective graduate employment. read more...


Graduate careers survey shows strong variance amongst sectors

A graduate careers survey based on information collected through face-to-face interviews with more than 17,000 final-year students has shown strong variation among how graduates from different subject sectors expect to fare over the course of the coming next year. read more...


Scruffy, Ill-prepared and negative: the nation's jobseekers?

The UK is a nation of flustered interviewees. Job hunters are arriving for interviews across the country late, unprepared and scruffy. Research released today from fish4jobs, the UK’s most popular recruitment website, has highlighted the seven deadly sins candidates are most likely to commit in interviews. read more...

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