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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.


Gradplus.com nominated for ‘Best online service’

Gradplus are delighted to announce that they have been short listed as a finalist for 'Best Online Service' at the annual Recruiter Awards 2007. read more...


Slow growth in graduate starting salaries leaves many deferring life decisions and wishing they had done

One-third of graduates feel they did the wrong course, and many feel the costs and related debts are stopping them from buying a house, starting a family and saving for retirement six years after they graduated. read more...


Movers and shakers

Graduates no longer expect to stay at one firm for ever. In fact, many don't want to. Julie Ferry talks to three 'job tarts' who believe switching helps their career.

Always on the lookout for their next opportunity: that's the conclusion of a survey of workers published this week. read more...


What not to wear for an interview

A guide to the do’s and don’ts from Discovery Recruitment and Training

As in every interview, the first few seconds are the most important, your appearance and how you dress will influence how the interviewers view you and your personality. read more...


Show me the Money!

The average graduate owes £13,000 at present. But as tuition fees rise to £3,000 a year, most students entering university in 2006 are expected to emerge with debts of between £20,000 and £25,000. A well-paid career at the end of their studies becomes a vital consideration. read more...


Is this really the moment to be taking time out?

How do you fry a young brain? Hannibal Lector could offer you a few tips - as, no doubt, could the staff running some of Britain's top seats of learning. For summer is not a happy time for finalists. read more...


Rolling up

We're calling it (tongue in cheek) the greatest show on earth, but next month's Guardian Summer Graduate Fair at London's Earls Court will certainly be the largest graduate jobs fair of the summer, providing information on employers, postgrad study and gap year options. read more...


Qualify for a graduated pay deal

The earnings gap between graduates and non-graduates is closing, shows research into the labour market. But graduates are still far ahead in the salary stakes.

It was feared that increasing the number of people going to university might flood the jobs market with graduates and erode the financial returns of having a degree. read more...


Students lose confidence in graduate job market

Student confidence in the graduate jobs market has plummeted since Labour came to power, according to a major survey published today. read more...


Class of 2005 prepare for study and travel


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