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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.

11/04/2013

Read Before Starting Your CV!

When getting started with the job hunt, it is tempting to dive straight in and get on with sending out as many applications as possible. read more...

11/04/2013

Homebase accused of encouraging “state sponsored slavery” in work experience scandal

British home improvement store and garden centre Homebase has been accused by experts of exploiting the “most vulnerable people in society” in a “vulture” like manner after an internal document that appeared to promote using unpaid jobseekers to keep company payroll costs down was leaked. read more...

11/04/2013

Employers Favour Apprenticeships over Degrees

With a tighter focus on practical skills, apprenticeships provide better employment prospects than degrees, rake in higher earnings over a lifetime and are favoured by employers. read more...

11/04/2013

Quarter of a Million British Jobs Advertised in European Union

It’s no secret that the graduate jobs market is pretty dire at present. There is far more demand for jobs than supply in some cases, while in others there is a vast skills gap that desperately needs plugging. read more...

11/04/2013

New Emphasis on Practical Skills Jeopardises Intellectual Integrity of Universities

If you’ve been keeping up with graduate news over the past few weeks or months, you’ve probably noticed that employers have been calling for more of a focus on skills relevant for the workplace rather than concentrating solely on academic qualifications. read more...

11/04/2013

If you were a graduate employer, would your CV impress you?

A CV has one purpose in life – to achieve an interview and bag you a place on that graduate scheme or job. read more...

08/04/2013

Weekend Job Hunting Advice

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08/04/2013

Graduate Goes Global After Artwork Becomes Reddit Hit

A recent Illustration graduate from the University of Lincoln is basking in global success after his latest creation became an internet sensation. read more...

08/04/2013

Is Applying on Spec the Way Forward?

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08/04/2013

Salary Tops Wish List of New Graduates

With rising fees and mounting student debt beginning to take effect, research reveals that money is the top priority for job-hunting graduates in 2013. read more...

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