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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.


Rejected for being ‘overqualified’? How to bounce back and land a job

In the gloomy graduate labour market, it’s rare to get a response at all. Busy companies flooded with hundreds of applications for just one role struggle to stay on top of the admin and often bypass the process of sending a polite rejection email or one of those ‘We’ll keep your CV on file’ type responses. read more...


Sir James Dyson voices concern regarding the scarcity of engineering graduates in the UK

With a string of achievements under his belt, such as working on London 2012’s Olympic Stadium and Dublin’s Aviva Stadium to name but a few, it is little wonder that University of Bath graduate Phil Anthony Moutousamy has been awarded a prestigious engineering award. read more...


That’s a wrap: getting video assignments right first time

Yesterday, Grad Plus brought you the news that 24-year-old Media Production graduate, Adam Pacitti, is so desperate to find paid employment that read more...


Engineering student’s pioneering design plays major role in re-enactment of Shackleton’s historic polar voyage

A GPS system designed by an engineering student at the University of Bath will allow people to track the re-enactment of an Antarctica expedition first undertaken in 1916. read more...


Post-interview plan of attack

After an interview, there’s not much you can do but cross your fingers and wait. However, that’s not to say there’s nothing you can do. Writing a small thank-you note might only take you ten minutes, but it could be a big player in securing you that job. read more...


Desperate graduate spends his last £500 on a billboard begging for a job



What NOT to broadcast on social media sites

Q: What do lewd behaviour, excessive drinking and waking up with a pigeon in your bed have in common?

A: You wouldn’t want a prospective employer to find out about any of them. read more...


Top interview mistakes

Filling out application forms and spending hours crafting the perfect cover letter may be the most tiresome part of finding jobs for graduates, but interviews are undoubtedly the most nerve-racking – especially when so much could go wrong. read more...


How to research a company for a graduate interview

Adrenaline coursing through your veins, butterflies in your tummy – even the most confident of people can feel a bit shaky before going into an interview. read more...


Standing out from the crowd in the graduate jobs market

After spotting a number of graduate posts available with Carmarthenshire Council, university leavers living in Wales got busy sending off their applications, hoping for some good news in the New Year. read more...

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