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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.


Plugging the STEM gap: are applications finally on an upward trend?

A whopping 70% of graduates – the highest proportion ever – kick started their search for a full time job before starting their final year, according to a survey by High Fliers. On average, graduates made 7.1 applications for a job. read more...


Finding a sense of direction post-graduation

Are you dreading graduation? Forget about sitting through an impossibly long ceremony or the fear of tripping over your feet as you ascend the stairs – the day itself is a cakewalk compared with what comes afterwards. read more...


Forward thinking graduates of 2013 optimistic about jobs market

Research out yesterday (Thursday 13 June) revealed that the class of 2013 are showing the highest levels of optimism in 15 years when it comes to securing employment. read more...


How to get a job before graduation

Exams are over, and the long summer holidays have commenced. It’s important to take enough time to relax and enjoy yourself after weeks of hard work, but it might also be worth getting a handle on this job application business sooner rather than later. read more...


Would you invest your life savings in your very own business?

Two Staffordshire University graduates have invested their life savings into their dream computer game business. read more...


How to structure your cover letter

Whether you are applying for graduate internships or post graduate jobs, your cover letter is the very first thing employers will see when considering your application, so it needs to be good. read more...


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...

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