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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.


Graduates: how to make the most of the transition period

If you have recently graduated and have already sent off tonnes of applications – but not heard anything back yet – try not to be too hard on yourself. read more...


Want a graduate job? All you have to do is ask

Graduates have been going above and beyond trying to land a job after leaving university. Some have spent hundreds on giant billboards; others have been getting up at 6am to hand out their CV to random commuters. But it turns out; if you want a job, all you have to do is ask. read more...


One in four graduates aspire to work for themselves

There’s something entrepreneurial in the air as it emerges that one in four university leavers of 2013 are “seriously considering” working for themselves. read more...


Why top students may start giving university the brush off

For the majority of top notch students, going to university is the natural step up from A-levels and the decision is generally made quickly and without a second thought. read more...


Engineering skills gap doesn’t mean graduates can walk into a job

The skills shortage in the STEM sectors is hardly a secret – headlines have been shouting all about it for the past few months and there is real concern that the difficulty to recruit top talent is adversely affecting the technology sector in particular. read more...


Why should you consider teaching?

A move by the government to provide £20,000 grants to top maths graduates if they opt to teach at further education colleges proves that good graduates are not queuing up to teach, unions have stated. read more...


Maths graduates: would you accept a £20,000 grant to teach at further education colleges?

In a desperate bid to attract top graduates to the teaching profession in further education colleges in England, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced that maths graduates will be offered grants of £20,000. read more...


Use it or lose it: How to retain a foreign language

With foreign language skills increasingly in demand from employers (see our previous article to gauge just how important), being able to speak a language other than your mother tongue can have a dramatic impact on your job hunt. read more...


Multilingual graduates in demand up north

Graduates who live in the Manchester area and have a knack for languages are in luck as it emerges that increasing numbers of international firms are setting up bases in Greater Manchester. read more...


Avoiding topless selfies and bad grammar: tips for successful job hunting

Our previous article described how one US law graduate sent out a mass email to hundreds of lawyers across the state of Delware in a bid to find a job. read more...

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