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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.


Top tips on staying upbeat during the job hunt

Results have come out, sighs of relief were heard across the country and students are graduating all over the shop. Now comes the hard bit – getting accepted onto a graduate scheme or finding a job. read more...


What do employers want from graduates?

Securing a top job is about far more than a good degree and a backlog of fantastic academic achievements. read more...


How to stand out in the finance industry

Competition is fierce in any industry in today’s climate, but it’s outright ferocious in the finance sector, where well over 100 graduates are vying for each role. read more...


Lack of interpersonal skills dampens aspirations of IT graduates

New IT graduates are set to be snapped up by over a third of Chief Information Officers according to a new survey – but it’s not all good news as a significant number of CIOs believe that most graduates from the discipline lack the interpersonal skills needed to succeed in the world of work. read more...


How extracurricular activities can help you find a job

In a fiercely competitive environment, university leavers seeking graduate jobs need to do everything they can to stand out and boost their chances of success. read more...


How to avoid distractions during the job hunt

A new study has revealed that while university students are mainly using the library for education purposes, a large proportion are getting distracted by social media and online shopping. read more...


This generation’s graduates are “hungry for seniority before their time”

It is only natural to want to scale the careers ladder as quickly as possible, but research reveals that graduates could find older colleagues stand in their way of rapid career development. read more...


Graduates shun banking as Teach First becomes biggest graduate recruiter

The ability of long established organisations to attract graduates is flagging as an initiative to recruit talent into teaching in deprived areas becomes the top destination for university leavers. read more...


Job search set to get even tougher for graduates

The number of vacancies available to graduates this summer could be lower than last year, new research has suggested.

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has estimated that the UK’s leading employers are dealing with 85 applicants for every graduate position. read more...


Is a Master’s Degree really worth it?

After graduation day is done and dusted, many graduates can be stuck in a tug of war between snapping up the first job they are offered and continuing to broaden their academic experience with one of an array of post graduate qualifications. read more...

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