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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.


Top graduates gripes from employers

A survey of 127 companies including Deloitte, HSBC, BT and Tesco has revealed that more than half are having trouble filling graduate vacancies, citing a lack of basic skills as the salient reason for the widening gap. read more...


Where are you most likely to find a graduate job in the UK?

According to the latest survey from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), London is the place to go if you’re a graduate job hunter.

Nearly half of all graduate vacancies available in the UK (42. read more...


Lack of STEM graduates raises serious concerns

A thinktank has declared that the UK must boost its output of science, technology, engineering and maths graduates by almost 50% in order to fulfil market demand. read more...


Graduate premiums jump by a quarter

Finding a role you enjoy, being in a position to make a difference, working in the heart of a bustling city – priorities vary among graduates when it comes to jobs post-university. read more...


How to crack the hidden jobs market

Arguably, some 80% of available jobs are in the ‘hidden’ jobs market, which means they are not visible on a company’s websites or job vacancy boards. read more...


Spring Clean Your Job Applications



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...


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...


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...


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...

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