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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.


Competition for Graduate Jobs Adds to Interview Pressure

As any recent graduate will be able to testify, competition for graduate jobs continues to be intense. With so much competition taking place for available jobs, ensuring that you succeed in the job interview stage is now more important than ever.

Follow these tips for Job Interview Success.


Graduate Job Hunters Seek Challenges Overseas

Graduates are seeking challenges further afield as many admit to feeling undervalued in their current positions, a new study shows. 

According to the GfK International Employee Study, one in four workers are willing to move countries for a better job. read more...


Competition for Graduate Positions Continues to Rise

The battle for graduate jobs has reached record levels of competition according to the summer edition of AGR’s (The Association of Graduate Recruiters) bi-annual survey, which was published this week. read more...


Graduates: Submit Your Video Tips for a Chance to Win an iPad 2

One of the UK’s leading graduate recruitment specialists, www.gradplus.com, have launched a new competition asking for video entries offering graduates and soon-to-be graduates for tips on What Not To Do In A Job Interview. read more...


Tips For Graduate Job Hunting

The recent news that graduates are facing an unprecedented level of competition for jobs, with up to 83 vying for each position in general, has caused panic within the graduate community. read more...


Dramatic Surge in Graduate Engineering Job Vacancies

Graduate roles within the engineering industry are expected to see a rise of up to 46.5% this coming year according to the latest report in graduate job vacancies.

The information is based on a poll of some of the leading engineering recruiters in the UK by the AGR (Association of Graduate Recruiters). read more...


London Dominating the Graduate Jobs Market

Research carried out by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has shown that 44.2% of all graduate vacancies are in London.  With a further 10% coming from the South East and the remainder spread throughout Britain, this points to one small area dominating the graduate market. read more...


Choosing University Courses: What to Look For

When choosing which University is best for you there are a number of important points to consider. Whether you are going to University for the first time or you have experienced it before but did not complete the course, the criteria are the same. read more...


‘Dead end’ University Courses to be Closely Scrutinised

Specific University courses that have a poor track record of eventually leading to employment will be named in a new Government white paper that is aimed to give students clearer choices about their options. read more...


Manufacturing Sector Hunts for Graduates

Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, has called for the manufacturing sector to undergo an image change in order to attract more graduates in the future.

Cable specifically cited the negative views that he believes so many graduates have of an industry that employs over 2.6 million people in Britain. read more...

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