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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.

21/03/2013

What do graduates want from employers?

Employment is a two-way street.  Sure, you have to make certain your CV and cover letter could stun the socks  off every employer, but you’re not the only one who has to impress. Here are a few things to bear in mind when you’re looking for jobs. read more...

21/03/2013

All the Small Things – What NOT to Overlook on Your Graduate Job Application

You would hope that employers would be willing to overlook one small mistake on an otherwise awe-inspiring application. Unfortunately, this is not the case: employers want to see you have taken the utmost care with your application, proving dedication and commitment from the word go. read more...

16/03/2013

Graduate Job Hunters Warned Online Behaviour Could Allow Strangers to Gauge Personal Details

It’s common knowledge that in this age of social media, employers and recruiters are turning to various platforms to determine whether candidates would be the right fit for the job. read more...

16/03/2013

Google Board Director Calls for More Engineering Graduates

A number of well-known faces have been busy voicing their concern over the lack of engineering graduates. Sir James Dyson was among the first, and now Google’s board director, Diane Greene, has jumped on the bandwagon. read more...

15/03/2013

The Importance of Attitude in Your Job Hunt

Spring is finally here, hooray! A new season gives graduates the opportunity to turn over a new leaf with regards to their job hunt. The shock appearance of the sun (albeit following a bout of snowstorms) and the rising temperatures can have a dramatic impact on mood. read more...

15/03/2013

Over Half of Recent Graduates Would Have Preferred an Apprenticeship

Over half of graduates would have opted for an apprenticeship or vocational training rather than going to university, new research has revealed.

A survey conducted by Notgoingtouni.co. read more...

14/03/2013

Postgraduate scholarship scheme launched by Brunel University

The idea that postgraduate education is the reserve of the wealthy has been floating around of late, but it seems one university has taken this criticism on board and taken action in favour of cash-strapped graduates. read more...

14/03/2013

What can graduates learn from the Six Nations?

The Six Nations has been in full swing but it all comes to a head at the weekend as Scotland take on France in what is set to be a dramatic final. read more...

14/03/2013

Ahead of international rivals but “still not enough jobs to go round”: Labour market presents a confused picture

The jobs market has seemingly done a U-turn, leaving behind worrying trends witnessed during the recession and showing encouraging signs of recovery. read more...

14/03/2013

Employers favour apprentices over graduates to plug skills gap

We are once again the bearer of gloomy news (apologies) as it emerges that employers are abandoning their graduate recruitment efforts and veering towards apprenticeships. read more...

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