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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.

15/08/2012

Lure of the Far East may prove hard to resist for struggling UK graduates

With very few jobs for graduates available at the moment, unimpressed UK graduates are jetting off to China to escape Britain’s financial woes – and gain some life experience while they’re at it. read more...

14/08/2012

From London 2012 to Rio 2016: where do you see yourself in four years time?

Recent graduates are weighed down by the burden of debt and unemployment. Kingston University graduate Ed McKeever is also weighed down – but with 400g of gold after having clinched first place in the 200m sprint kayak on Saturday. read more...

13/08/2012

From tangible tats to dodgy snaps: what you should (temporarily) relinquish to land a job

Tattoos and work have always been regarded a bit of a risky combination. While employers worry they don’t come across as professional to clients, candidates fret they may harm their chances of getting a job. read more...

13/08/2012

Feeling nostalgic about university already? Take a year-long trip down memory lane

Recent graduates may be feeling somewhat ‘over-the-hill’ of late. The majority are coming face-to-face with the world of work and some may even be considering getting a mortgage. In other words, the transformation into a ‘real’ adult starts right here. read more...

10/08/2012

How a post-uni ‘gap yah’ could improve your employability

Most grads are happy to win a  couple of quid on a scratch card, but not Plymouth University graduate Henry  Evans. The twenty-two year old, who studied marine biology, entered a Daily Telegraph competition with the  prize being a trip to Antarctica – and won. read more...

10/08/2012

Get a podium finish this August with our latest graduate jobs.

August means that it's the summer holidays so employers and students alike can take a moment to reflect on the last year and take in some of the weather.

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09/08/2012

How to get a company to create a unique position just for you

It probably doesn't need to be reiterated but the job market isn’t at  its best at the moment. Despite firing off multiple applications each day,  graduates often don’t receive a reply from companies, let alone a job offer. read more...

09/08/2012

The 2012 Games: how to clinch graduate career victory

British  university graduates are drowning in medals at the London 2012 Olympics. Last  week Gemma Gibbons, who graduated from the University of Bath in 2009 with a  sports performance degree, claimed Britain’s first Olympic judo medal in 12  years. read more...

08/08/2012

Are unpaid internships ‘slave labour’ or useful employment tools?

To say that the job market is competitive at the moment is a bit of an understatement. With every graduate post receiving 52 applications and more graduates than ever in unskilled jobs, it’s a challenging and frustrating time  for the thousands of graduates that came pouring out of Britain’s universities this summer. read more...

07/08/2012

Graduating with a Physical Education degree – what are my options?

With Olympic  fever sweeping the nation, it is only fitting that we inform those thinking of  embarking on (or currently in the middle of) a Physical Education degree  exactly what their options are after graduating. read more...

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