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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.


Graduates 'sticking to safe job choices'

Graduates are increasingly playing it safe regarding their first jobs as many companies lower their recruitment, it has been claimed. read more...


Employers 'cautious' over recruitment

An accurate impression of the UK graduate jobs market may not emerge until well into 2009, as many employers are adopting a "wait and see" approach to hiring, it has been claimed. read more...


Australians 'seeking UK graduate jobs'

Many Australians are choosing to stay in the UK for work purposes, it has been claimed.

Figures published by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship indicate that 32,182 visitors have returned down under during the last 12 months, compared to 34,301 between 2006 and 2007, reports Recruiter. read more...


Staying put 'not always the best policy' for professionals

Graduates and other professionals wishing to change jobs should not necessarily stay put simply because of fears over the health of the recruitment market, it has been suggested.

According to Adecco Retail managing director Steven Kirkpatrick, remaining in a currently-held position may not necessarily mean it is safe. read more...


Top universities 'producing top earners'

Students graduating from Britain's top universities are twice as likely to land a well-paid graduate job compared to those educated at former polytechnics, new research has found. read more...


Funding scheme 'creating graduate jobs in Scotland'

Jobseekers in Scotland are benefitting from a scheme which sees the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) pay half their wages every year. read more...


REC partnership aims to raise employment levels

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has entered into a relationship with recruiters and Jobcentre Plus in a bid to help unemployed people back into work. read more...


Jobs competition 'set to increase'

Competition for jobs will increase as employers offer fewer roles and become more selective over who they hire, it has been suggested. read more...


Candidates 'must compete' for graduate jobs

Graduate jobs are still obtainable for the right candidates, despite reports of rising unemployment levels, it has been suggested. read more...


Employers 'keen to secure best graduates'

University leavers seeking top graduate jobs may take encouragement from new figures published by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which indicate employers are willing to pay more to secure the best job candidates. read more...

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