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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.

03/10/2013

Tough graduate jobs market prompts rise in CV falsehoods

A competitive graduate jobs market coupled with the rise in tuition fees is discouraging people from going to university and encouraging them to lie on their CVs to get work. read more...

29/09/2013

Scotland’s graduates most employable in the UK

Official statistics confirm almost nine out of ten Scottish university graduates were employed or in further training within six months of completing their course. read more...

29/09/2013

Labour proposes new graduate programme to tackle rising cybercrime

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has promised to set up a new programme to tackle the growing threat of cybercrime by employing IT graduates in the police force. read more...

29/09/2013

How would a new grade point system affect graduates?

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is to run a pilot scheme testing a more precise way of grading degree classifications. read more...

29/09/2013

How important is it to convey creativity on graduate job applications?

Creativity is a highly sought after skill, desired by most employers and not exclusive to particular industries. read more...

29/09/2013

HMRC on the lookout for 120 graduates for Tax Professional Development Programme

With 120 graduate positions to offer, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is embarking on a recruitment drive this week by visiting more than 30 university career fairs. read more...

29/09/2013

New website aims to ramp up job applications from disabled graduates

Pioneering new website greatwithdisability.com is to provide a forum where companies can reach out to disabled graduates. read more...

25/09/2013

How a killer portfolio can help your job hunt

It’s all very well having an impressive CV listing your qualifications and experience along with a cover letter going into detail of how you’re more than capable of doing the job. read more...

25/09/2013

Civil Service Fast Stream graduate scheme accused of “failing dismally to represent the nation’s diversity”

The Civil Service, one of the nation’s most coveted graduate schemes which fast tracks graduates to senior positions, has responded to claims that it’s “failing dismally to represent the nation’s diversity” in its very competitive graduate scheme. read more...

25/09/2013

Graduates: Why you shouldn’t accept a job offer straightaway

You’ve attended a job interview and now you are awaiting a decision.

You get a call to say: “We’d like to offer you the position”, your response to which is an excited squeal accompanied with a big “yes”. read more...

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