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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.


CV Tips Increasingly Important for Graduate Jobs

Your CV is nearly always the first opportunity you have to impress an employer. That is not just true for graduates, but for everybody in the jobs market.

However, it could be argued that CV’s have particular relevance for read more...


Graduate Tips for Making Yourself as ‘Employable’ as Possible

The news that vacancies for graduates are steadily increasing is a huge boost for a jobs market that had previously looked decidedly unstable.

However, any celebrations should be tempered by the statistic that there is still an average of 83 applicants for each read more...


More Good News for UK Graduate Opportunities

Research published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) suggests that nine out of ten UK graduates who completed their degree in 2010 were in work or study within 6 months of graduating. read more...


Internship Programmes Help to Boost Graduate Jobs Market

A recent report has shown that the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has managed to boost graduate employment and employability through their internship programmes.

One particular internship scheme has managed to place approximately 1 in 3 graduates in permanent or long-term jobs. read more...


Graduating Without a Job? Tips for Graduates

With the graduate jobs market seeing a record amount of applications per position, many graduates are facing the prospect of completing their degree and having little idea of what to do next. read more...


Increasing Number of Graduates Forced to Move Back Home

More than 25% of this year’s graduates are expected to move back in with their parents after completing their studies, according to market research company Mintel.

They will join a rapidly growing figure of 3 million people who have been forced to move back home after completing their studies. read more...


Mixed Reviews as Parents Weigh Up Future Graduate Costs

10% of British parents are not planning to contribute to the cost of their child’s university education, according to new research compiled by HSBC. read more...


Graduate Jobs Search: The Best and Worst Areas

As the search for graduate positions reaches record levels of competition, it has become clear that different parts of Britain are being affected in different ways. Below is a short guide to how three key parts of Britain have been affected in the current climate. read more...


Graduate Internships: Paid or Unpaid?

A total of 95.8% of the members of the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) – comprising some of the UK's biggest graduate recruiters – now pay their interns, according to new figures.

This represents an increase of almost 12% since 2008-9. read more...


Graduate Positions in Europe: A Challenge Worth Taking On?

Considering the hard times that our economy is going through, working abroad is an option that is crossing the minds of many graduates these days. read more...

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