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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’s wrong with my graduate job applications?

If you’re sick of spending hours on CVs and cover letters and receiving rejection after rejection – or worse, no reply at all – it might be time to change your tack. read more...


Graduates fuel significant rise in Scotland’s start-up rate

With the troubled economy driving more highly qualified people – including graduates – to start their own business rather than struggle in a fiercely competitive jobs market, entrepreneurial activity in Scotland has soared. read more...


High competition shaves graduate opportunities as thousands turn to hairdressing

Graduates are competing with 16-year-old school leavers for “personal service occupations” such as hairdressing as the fierce competition in the jobs market persists. read more...


Final year studies and job hunting: striking the right balance

Final year...bleurgh. Shelves brimming with books you actually have to read this time, 9 o’clock lectures you feel obliged to attend and sacrificing your social life in favour of your dissertation. read more...


Looking for a new graduate job: when is the right time?

You’ve been in a graduate job for a while now, and while you’re grateful that you were offered the opportunity and managed to secure a position amid the graduate labour market, which remains a bit dodgy at best, you’re starting to think it may be time to look elsewhere. read more...


How do you plan to celebrate your degree?

Most people’s graduation ceremony culminates in a meal with the family or a messy night out – but that wasn’t enough for the Saudi Prince.

Prince Fahd al-Saud spent a staggering €15 million (£12. read more...


What Can Graduate Fashion Week Teach Job Hunters?

Graduate Fashion Week 2013 is drawing to a close after a glorious spell of catwalks, eclectic fashion and some of the most talented graduates in the country. read more...


Desperate graduates paying for international work experience

University leavers floundering in the graduate talent pool are so desperate to get a foothold on the careers ladder that they have resorted to paying for internships. read more...


Graduates a “burden” on employers



How to work a part-time job to your advantage

If you’re looking for a part-time job to fund your summer fun or to tide you over while you job hunt, it’s tempting to accept the first thing that comes up to get the money rolling in ASAP. read more...

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