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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.

23/02/2013

Crumbling in the face of innovation: graduate demand diverted away from traditional sectors and towards technology and media

Top graduates are making a beeline for roles in ‘new’ industries, such as technology, media and telecommunications, forcing more traditional sectors to up their game in a bid to attract university-educated candidates. read more...

23/02/2013

UK university students shouldering a £20 billion debt

Collectively, students reading degrees at British universities owe almost £20bn, prompting questions about whether job prospects and earning potential provided by a university education still offsets the burden of student debt repayments. read more...

22/02/2013

A sweet deal: Graduate jobs up for grabs with Nestlé

Nestlé’s impressive performance this year means that it is on track to create 400 new jobs as part of a £500 million investment programme.

The UK and Ireland business reported a 4. read more...

22/02/2013

The ‘Brian Cox Effect’: Number of applicants to physics degrees rises 50% in just eight years

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21/02/2013

How can freelance writing help you during your job hunt?

A children’s picture book written by a Kingston University graduate has been shortlisted for this year’s Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize. read more...

21/02/2013

A whole latte applications: 1,700 apply for just eight jobs at new Costa branch

The majority of graduate news has been fairly upbeat of late. There are skills gaps to plug, lots of job opportunities and the ‘billboard graduate’ secured a job – happy days. read more...

20/02/2013

Biggest pitfalls that threaten the route to a successful career

There are plenty of articles in the world of online graduate content telling you what you should be doing to get a graduate job, so we thought we’d take a different approach and tell you what NOT to do. read more...

20/02/2013

Do you live and breathe computer games? Graduates could plug games designers skills gap

There’s a glimmer of good news on the horizon for graduates today: apparently demand is outstripping supply in yet another industry. read more...

19/02/2013

‘Innovative’ billboard graduate is employed after successful viral campaign led to over 100 job offers

It’s hard to keep the green-eyed monster at bay after reading that one graduate received 100 job offers when you’ve not had the pleasure of receiving one. read more...

19/02/2013

Poundland case pushes Work and Pensions Secretary to criticise graduates who believe they are ‘above’ basic jobs

Geology graduate Caitlin Reilly may be over the moon after winning her landmark case last week, but not everyone is happy with the outcome. read more...

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