Graduate jobs

Most employers value attitude above education

New research has found a significant majority (87%) of employers have said they value a positive attitude over qualifications in entry-level roles.

CVs branded outdated by younger workers

Many young workers are finding CVs an obstacle to finding their dream job, with 43% saying they are an outdated recruitment model, according to research from software company Arctic Shores.

Sharp fall in graduate retention during pandemic

Graduate turnover rose to its highest point in 10 years during the pandemic. Research says low pay and poor organisational culture are to blame.

Young people struggle to find quality jobs post-pandemic

While employment is booming, new research suggests that the pandemic has seriously impacted the quality of jobs available to young people.

Graduate job competition hits record high

Competition for graduate jobs has reached a record high this year following a coronavirus slump in 2020.

Is TikTok a useful tool in the hunt for young talent?

While 94% of recruiters use social media for their jobs, only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring.

Black grads need backing, not just recruitment

Employers cannot encourage racial equality merely by hiring young black people and hoping for the best.

Graduates would benefit from office working, but proceed with caution

Sunak is right, graduates learn best in person, but don’t use it as ammunition for an early return to the office.

Grad salaries frozen for almost a decade

?As university choices come into focus for young people across the UK, the outlook for the graduate job market is mixed

Tesco graduate recruits can earn six figures by age 25

Graduates at Tesco have the potential to earn a total of £140,000 after only four years service.