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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.


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...


What to look for in a graduate job

Job hunting is a two-way street: while you might be desperate for a job, employers are equally desperate to fill vacancies with top quality graduates who they can trust to do the job well. read more...


Shocking graduate statistics and how to beat the numbers

Europe’s largest ever graduate survey has revealed some pretty shocking figures, the first being that more than half of European graduates are concerned about their careers – a percentage which rises to 80% in Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal. read more...


Employers actively seek out graduates with third class degrees

A vice chairman of a UK company has revealed how it will be advertising for graduates with 2.2s and thirds in a bid to fill positions. read more...


The worst performing universities where a fifth of graduates are left unemployed

Fresh figures have revealed that students at some universities are around ten times more likely to be jobless six months after graduating than those at other mainstream institutions. read more...


Graduating without a job – what are your options?

Finding a graduate job is not getting any easier as time goes on. As more and more new post-graduates emerge with every passing year, the graduate talent pool is increasingly overflowing with people vying for a limited number of jobs. read more...


Graduate PR – what do I need to know?

A position in PR could be constantly evolving and may potentially involve anything from co-ordinating promotional events to liaising with journalists on different projects. read more...

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