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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.

18/04/2012

Graduate job search: The benefit of social media sites

In recent times, LinkedIn has become a very popular and useful tool for graduates who are searching for work. But it is not the only site of this kind available. The internet is full of other interesting social media websites that can hopefully lead you to the career you want. read more...

18/04/2012

KPMG to hire 75,000 graduate

The business firm KPMG has announced that it will hire 75,000 graduates worldwide over the next three years - and approximately 250,000 employees overall. read more...

18/04/2012

Students still keen on possessions despite looming debt

While most graduate students spend an average of 11 years paying off their debt after finishing their degree, a new study suggests that current students take nearly £3000 worth of possessions to university with them. read more...

18/04/2012

Internships VS Apprenticeships: What is the quickest way to a graduate job?

According to a recent study, 52% of employers believe apprenticeships offer better value than hiring university graduates. In the employer’s opinion, apprentices are more productive than hiring new staff and are also more likely to have the practical skills required to do the job. read more...

18/04/2012

Online Recruitment in Europe Grows by 21%

Last July, European recruitment conducted online increased by 21% according to new research. Germany leads the recruitment rates with 36%. read more...

18/04/2012

5 things to avoid in a graduate interview

So you have passed the initial C.V check, sailed through the phone interview and now you’re all set to meet your potential employers in a full interview situation.

Job interviews have been frequently cited as one of the most stressful, anxious experiences that we have to go through in our lives. read more...

18/04/2012

Graduate jobs in London: good money but fierce competition

Many Brits move to London in an attempt to improve their luck and find graduate opportunities. Indeed, the big city is synonymous with higher salaries, but also higher competition for graduate jobs, too. read more...

18/04/2012

In Figures: Employers’ (dis)satisfaction with graduates

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed the figures than many graduates were hoping to find out: which particular skills are grads missing out when looking for jobs and to which extent are the UK’s employers dissatisfied. read more...

18/04/2012

Established universities help students land graduate roles

New research has found that those who studied in the more established universities have a better chance of finding a job after graduating. read more...

18/04/2012

Graduate opportunities grow in the UK energy sector

When some years ago experts suggested that renewable energies will be the future, it turns out the term applies specifically to graduates. In the last few months, a number of graduate positions have been offered by green energy, UK-based companies. read more...

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