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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.


Why you should consider volunteering

Voluntary work by its very nature means giving up your time and your enthusiasm for free. It might not be paid work but volunteering can benefit everyone involved, including you, the people or project you are working with and the charity or organisation running it. read more...


What can you do with your modern language degree?

The number of people studying foreign languages at degree level has dropped, with the most recent figures suggesting a decline of 14% in 2012 when compared to the previous year. read more...


Do you have the skills that employers need?

You've worked hard to get your degree, probably building up huge debts in the process, only to be told that the qualification has been 'devalued'. read more...


Common CV mistakes and how to avoid them

If you have recently graduated or you are going to soon, you'll have to master the art of constructing a CV that stands out from the crowd. read more...


A brief guide to graduate schemes

You might have heard of graduate schemes without being sure what they would actually entail. If so, this isn't really surprising as the format can vary widely from one employer to the next. read more...


'Big Four' accountancy firms increase their graduate intake

The graduate job market is set to be stronger in 2014 than at any time since 2007, when the financial crisis started to ravage economies worldwide. 


Now it's your turn; how to ask the right questions in a job interview

“And is there anything you'd like to ask us?”

Most jobhunters will take the time to prepare the questions they are likely to be asked during an interview. There's usually a chance for you to ask your own questions however and not everyone is quite so prepared for that. read more...


How your online profile can help or hinder your job search

The internet has become increasingly important in locating and securing the right job. Many vacancies are now posted online and an increasing number of roles are exclusively or predominantly advertised via social media. read more...


Almost half of young adults live with their parents

Strict mortgage criteria, high house prices and soaring rents, coupled with high youth unemployment and low wages have combined to create record levels of youngsters living at home. read more...


Should you take a graduate gap year?

Taking a gap year can be an adventure. It can also be productive, adding skills and experience to your CV that you might not be able to get elsewhere. read more...

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