Graduate news, job deadline reminders and views on student life
Check out our regular round-ups of imminent closing dates for graduate jobs and schemes, and browse tips about making the most of university, graduate careers and job hunting.
You’ll also find news about events such as the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year competition and TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards.
The majority of students say their parents play a major role in their decision-making about careers and study, according to a report published last week. More... (view)
Posted 9 December 2014.
Shilpa Shah, a director at Deloitte and leader of the firm’s Women in Technology network, is a passionate advocate of tech careers for women. Here are her five... (view)
Posted 20 October 2014.
New research has revealed that the largest drop in graduate unemployment for 15 years took place over the past year. The latest edition of the annual study... (view)
Posted 25 September 2014.
Female first year students are much less confident than their male peers about landing an internship or a place on a vacation programme, according to a survey... (view)
Posted 10 September 2014.
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... (view)
Posted 22 July 2014.
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... (view)
Posted 10 July 2014.
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... (view)
Posted 9 June 2014.
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... (view)
Posted 3 June 2014.
GlaxoSmithKline was the most popular science recruiter at the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2014, maintaining its remarkable track record.... (view)
Posted 21 May 2014.
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... (view)
Posted 8 May 2014.