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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.


Graduate Computer Skills: Key Tips for Jobs

With applications for graduate positions at an all time high, it is imperative that you give yourself the best possible chance of gaining a job by ensuring you possess the key skills employers are looking for. read more...


Graduates in the North West Feeling the Heat

Long hours and intense pressure to keep on top of their workload is affecting graduates in the North West as they attempt to survive in the graduate jobs market.

A survey carried out by Graduate Prospects also reported that feelings of job security within the region were among the lowest in the UK. read more...


Employers Turn to School Leavers for Vacancies

News that employers are gradually shifting the focus of their recruitment projects from graduates to school leavers has caused concern among the wider graduate community.

Employers are deliberately targeting people who do not wish to go through the University system. read more...


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...

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