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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.


What to do if you have no references

Providing at least two names of referees is a pre-requisite set by employers to vouch for the person they are about to hire. Often those with the most influential names as their referees are favoured. read more...


How to craft the perfect application

Filling in application forms and preparing your CV along with a cover letter can be a cumbersome task. 

Most people tend to prepare a shortlist of jobs to apply for in one sitting. read more...


How can recent graduates use social media to boost their employment chances?

Social media has taken the world by storm in the last decade. All businesses, regardless of sector, are enlisting the help of media-savvy individuals to make them more accessible to clients and explore new markets. read more...


How to make the most of Freshers’ Week

You’re about to start university, you’re excited and you have been waiting in anticipation all summer preparing for your first year away from home. read more...


How have your peers fared? Compare career paths on LinkedIn’s dedicated university pages

A month after LinkedIn’s dedicated university pages went live, the professional networking platform has started publishing details of what each university’s students do after graduating. read more...


Half of graduates enter the workplace lacking essential attributes, employers claim

Concerns that universities put too much of a focus on passing exams have resurfaced after more than half of employers said almost all graduate recruits started their working lives without crucial life skills. read more...


Graduates spend one working day a week making tea for colleagues

Graduates have a lot to offer big and small companies alike, but it seems employers are taking advantage of their tea and coffee making skills more than anything else. read more...


UK boasts 6 of globe’s top 20 universities – How making the most of it can fast track you into your dream job

A new global table has revealed just why Great Britain is, well, great – at least in the education stakes. read more...


How to get a graduate psychology job

Our last article described a few of the most popular career paths pursued by psychology graduates. However, you often cannot walk straight into these with just a degree – you might also need to consider postgraduate study and work experience. read more...


What can I do with a psychology degree?

As a very popular degree course, there is considerable competition among university leavers fighting it out for top psychology graduate jobs. read more...

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