Graduate news and career tips from our editors

Graduate jobs and starting salaries increase as banking vacancies soar

UK employers are predicting growth of 17% in the number of graduate vacancies available in 2014 compared to last year, according to a membership survey carried... (more)

Posted 22 July 2014.

Get them before they go: graduate jobs to apply for now

The World Cup and Wimbledon are over so there’s no excuse to put off your job hunt any longer. Your friends might already have their graduate careers... (more)

Posted 18 July 2014.

Don't miss these internships and work experience opportunities – apply now!

It’s not too late to get yourself on an internship or work experience placement to boost your CV and your wallet. There are still lots of great... (more)

Posted 17 July 2014.

Calling all graduates: don't miss next week's job application deadlines!

You’ve had a month or two of winding down after the stress of your last exam and now you’re in the perfect frame of mind to get thinking about... (more)

Posted 11 July 2014.

Graduate internships and more: next week's work experience deadlines

It might already be July, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to apply for internships and work experience. Deadlines for a host of internships... (more)

Posted 10 July 2014.

One in four UK students plans to work abroad after graduating

One in four UK undergraduates intends to start work overseas, according to the 2014 trendence UK Graduate Barometer survey. The annual survey, which took in... (more)

Posted 10 July 2014.

Have students lost faith in employers in the wake of the downturn?

New research published last week shows the extent of the damage done to students’ perceptions of graduate recruiters in the wake of the recession. A... (more)

Posted 9 June 2014.

Male students more likely to ignore company image for high pay, survey reveals

Male undergraduates are much more willing than their female peers to overlook a company’s image if an attractive salary is on offer, according to new... (more)

Posted 3 June 2014.

The key to GlaxoSmithKline's popularity? Students who want to help

GlaxoSmithKline was the most popular science recruiter at the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2014, maintaining its remarkable track record.... (more)

Posted 21 May 2014.

What should employers do to help you get hired? A recruiter speaks

Do big graduate employers have a responsibility to help students develop their skills and careers awareness so they can succeed at work? Jez Langhorn, senior... (more)

Posted 8 May 2014.

Students vote NHS the most popular graduate recruiter for second year running

The NHS has been crowned the UK’s most popular graduate employer for the second year running, following a survey of nearly 30,000 undergraduates. Even... (more)

Posted 6 May 2014.

Meet the Undergraduates of the Year 2014

Entrepreneurship, charity fundraising, building racing cars, flying military planes, leading sports teams to success… Between them, there’s not... (more)

Posted 30 April 2014.

Students soak up secrets of job hunt success at How to get hired Live

‘Every employer is looking for the best from you: they want to see the positive, confident and well-rounded version of you.’ That’s just one... (more)

Posted 24 April 2014.

Students have their say at the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards

Which graduate recruiter did YOU vote for? The UK’s most popular graduate employers, chosen by a poll of thousands of students, were unveiled last night... (more)

Posted 20 March 2014.

Power up your graduate job hunt with How to get hired Live

Wouldn’t it be great if you could meet up with a crowd of top graduate recruiters all in one place and pick their brains about what you need to do to get... (more)

Posted 5 February 2014.

Employer survey predicts more than 10% growth in graduate jobs

A survey of employers published this week predicts that the number of graduate vacancies they offer in this recruitment round will increase by 10.3% compared... (more)

Posted 4 February 2014.

Fast-track your career with Undergraduate of the Year 2014

Looking for internships? Worried about your graduate job prospects? Here’s a great way to get a foot in the door and prepare for the applications process... (more)

Posted 18 December 2013.

University of Exeter student is UK's best and brightest

University of Exeter mathematics student Emily Burton beat off competition from more than 4,000 others to win the TARGETjobs National Student challenge earlier... (more)

Posted 18 December 2013.

TARGETjobs joins forces with Inside Buzz to help job hunting graduates

Ever wished you could find out what it was really like working for a particular company? Better still, what if you could see the results of a comprehensive... (more)

Posted 11 December 2013.

TARGETjobs just got personal! Make the most of our new benefits

Have you signed up to TARGETjobs yet? If not, why not? Read on to find out about how signing up puts you in the driving seat, with your very own personalised... (more)

Posted 11 December 2013.