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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.


Essential things to convey in an interview

Interviews for graduate jobs can be nerve-racking even for the most confident of people and when nerves attack it can lead to irrelevant waffling or uncharacteristic shyness, saying more than you wanted to and worst of all, the dreaded mind blank. read more...


Best words to use on your CV

The best ways to stand out in the fiercely competitive graduate jobs market is to have boatloads of experience and a good range of soft skills. However, if you’ve already got these and you’re still having problems finding a job, there are other ways to make your application stand out. read more...


How to impress at assessment centres

In addition to phone and face-to-face interviews, some companies like to throw an extra stage into the mix and invite you to an assessment centre so they can more thoroughly gauge whether you are the right fit for the company. Here are a few standard tasks you might be asked to do and how to succeed. read more...


Planning a gap year post graduation

After a minimum of three years spent studying hard to get a good degree, sometimes the last thing you want to do is plunge yourself straight into the graduate jobs market. read more...


Did you get a 2.2? What to do next

Finding out on results day that you’ve got a 2.2 can be a disappointment, especially if you’ve worked hard and were aiming for a 2.1. Being the grade most students aspire to and the grade many employers require, this initial disappointment is understandable. read more...


Graduate forced to hand out CVs to commuters finally secures a job

Some happy news in the land of graduate recruitment today – a 23 year old graduate who has been struggling to find employment ever since leaving university in 2011 has finally been offered a job. read more...


Post graduation – taking the first steps towards a job (part II)

Once you’ve paired what you want to do with what you can do, it’s time to set up job hunt HQ, settle down with your laptop and get searching. read more...


Post graduation – taking the first steps towards a job

A substantial proportion of this year’s graduates will have already donned their gowns and caps, had their professional photos done and officially left university life behind. read more...


How to clear the UCAS points hurdle in your job hunt

In the previous article, we outlined that some of the top employers are taking UCAS points into account when it comes to graduate recruitment. read more...


Increase in minimum UCAS points tariff demanded by top graduate employers

Employers have been warned they are missing out on talented and entrepreneurial graduates by enforcing a minimum number of UCAS entry tariff points at A-level. read more...

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