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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.


Crafting a creative application: the how to

Applications have come a long way from the – let’s face it – limited capacities of Microsoft Word, with evolutions in technology opening up all sorts of possibilities and putting an interesting spin on job hunting. read more...


Do creative applications differentiate you and facilitate the job hunt?

They say you have to really sell yourself in your application and interviews if you want to get a job – and one job seeker has taken this literally by creating an online CV designed like an Amazon page. read more...


When should you be paid for an internship?

Qualifications alone do not cut it in the fiercely competitive graduate talent pool – the best way to land a job is to team a good academic background with as much experience as possible. read more...


Sony attempts to silence graduate after being forced to cough up £4,600 for internship

A graduate intern who worked nine hours a day doing the work of a paid employee for four months has been awarded £4,600 after taking legal action against entertainment and electronics giant Sony, which initially refused to pay up. read more...


Starting your own business – pros and cons

With a substantial number of graduates going it alone and launching their own business, you’re probably wondering what all the fuss is about, so here are a few pros and cons on the subject. read more...


Would you pick and mix things up by starting your own business?

A psychology graduate who has been unable to find a full time job since leaving university two years ago has set up a pick and mix sweet stall to try his hand at being self employed. read more...


Start small: Why graduates should consider working for an SME

We ended our previous article on a quote from the chief executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, who hopes a multi-million pound incentive launched last week will encourage links between new graduates and small businesses. read more...


Scottish government invests £4.2mn in job hunting graduates and small businesses

A whopping £4.6mn investment to put over a thousand graduates in work over the next three years has been announced by the Scottish Government. read more...


How to build up a professional network

The prospect of looking for jobs can be fairly daunting: with hundreds of pages worth of jobs to sift through on numerous different sites, it’s tough to even know where to start. read more...


Graduates: How to get employers to come to you

Searching for graduate schemes and jobs typically entails sending out lots of applications to lots of companies to help you stand out in the graduate talent pool; however, this doesn’t always have to be the case. read more...

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