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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.


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



Graduate career aspirations - a retention nightmare?

A new Young Professionals (or 'Second Jobber') survey conducted by Hobsons as part of their annual Graduate Recruitment Review has found that no less than 91% of graduate recruits leave their first 'career job' within two years. read more...


Who wants a grad job?

Not, it seems, all of today's graduates. While employers have generous packages on offer, the priority for many young people is working a career around a lifestyle, says Clare Hargreaves

Undaunted by their burdens of debt, growing numbers of students are opting to head for the beach rather than the office after graduating. read more...

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