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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.

25/08/2012

Slump in GCSE pass rate could benefit graduates

While two brainy pupils are off to university early after achieving incredible results, others were left disappointed and with their futures in jeopardy after it emerged that GCSE results fell for the first times in the exam’s 24-year history. read more...

24/08/2012

Sports graduate jobs – what are my options?

Sports graduates could find themselves involved in some pretty exciting opportunities post-university. Take Joe Taylor, for example, a Sports Marketing graduate from Leeds Metropolitan University. read more...

24/08/2012

Would you value job satisfaction over a good salary?

Despite the tough job market and mounting student debt, graduates are increasingly shunning highly paid jobs in favour of working in a position which permits them to make a difference. read more...

23/08/2012

Graduate training schemes – are they worth looking into?

Further education, travel, job – the world is your oyster. Good times...but also majorly confusing times. With too much choice regarding their next move in the game of life, graduates often find it tricky to decide between all the various options. read more...

23/08/2012

Graduate jobs in IT – what are my options?

Almost two thirds of IT graduates have been snapped up by employers just six months after modelling a mortar board at graduation. Out of those, approximately half work as IT professionals – but this is certainly not the  only option available. read more...

22/08/2012

Graduate jobs in accountancy – where should I start looking?

The first thing to say about accountancy is that a plethora of employers are willing to accept applications from candidates with any degree subject. read more...

22/08/2012

Dust off those CVs – Balfour Beatty set to hire 150 graduates for 2013

Rather than slashing the number of graduate opportunities it provided last year – or setting their sights firmly on business opportunities abroad as they said they would in their half-year financial results – Balfour Beatty has revealed that it plans to rescue 150 graduates from the gloomy land of unemployment. read more...

21/08/2012

Extreme job hunting: the basics

Last week, we saw Thai students shaking things up at their graduation ceremonies, with several students opting to cross-dress as women. The bizarre trend looks set to continue in the Far East as a Chinese student chose his graduation speech as the moment to ‘come out of the closet’. read more...

21/08/2012

Youth shun hospitality sector in favour of Twitter and Facebook

Poor Jamie Oliver! He might have managed to ban the questionable Turkey Twizzlers from schools across the country, but despite all his efforts it appears that half of young people have absolutely no interest in the hospitality sector. read more...

18/08/2012

Students will be forced to dig deep as cost of university rises dramatically

For those who found out yesterday that their A-level results were enough to send them to university in September, the relief and high spirits will be short lived, after a study revealed that the total cost of university has gone through the roof at £53,330 per student. read more...

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