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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.


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...


Is teaching the right career for you?

Teaching is one of the limited number of careers that you can usually enter into, regardless of your degree or area of study. read more...


Should you hold out for your dream job?

You've spent three years or more finishing your studies. You have a clear idea of what you want to do and you think you have the skills and qualities to do it successfully. Then you enter the job market and find that getting your hands on that dream job isn't as easy as you hoped. read more...


Graduates from Nottingham are the number one target for employers

According to the Times' Good University Guide, Cambridge and Oxford are ranked the best universities in the country. Nottingham and Manchester are 24th and 25th best respectively, but according to new research, the UK's top employers are targeting far more graduates from the latter universities. read more...


How to make a shared house more secure

If you are still living in a student house or have recently graduated and moved into shared accommodation with friends (or indeed strangers) it's important to keep yourself and your property secure. read more...


Ways of overcoming the gender pay gap

New research suggests that the gender pay gap begins the moment graduates step into the jobs market. read more...


How to approach a video interview

Videophones and videoconferencing systems are not new. It's only since services such as Skype have become more widely available however, that employers have started to routinely embrace this sort of technology for interviews. 

Video interviews are not usually the end of the process. read more...


How to eat well on a budget

If you're still finishing your studies, are about to enter the job market or continue onto a postgraduate course, money is probably tight. read more...

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