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  • Sister site GradWales launched

    Sister site GradWales launched

    Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    We are delighted to announce the launch of a new graduate job board for Wales. GradWales will act as a central source of high quality graduate jobs, graduate schemes, paid internships and degree apprenticeships for Wales. We know that many graduates want to stay in Wales when they graduate and this service aims to make it that little bit easier...

  • Spotlight on Bristol

    Spotlight on Bristol

    Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    Bristol: a great place to live and work

  • Graduate Attributes – What do employers want?

    Graduate Attributes – What do employers want?

    Sunday, April 7, 2019

    Employers are looking for someone who can do the job. And maybe someone who they can develop for the future.
    Graduate attributes represent a package of knowledge, skills and understanding you’ll need to impress potential employers. As a new employee you’ll need to have the knowledge, skills and key attributes to be a success in the role, (and possibly the potential to grow).

  • Spotlight on RNLI

    Spotlight on RNLI

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    Did you know Cornwall and Devon are #1 and #3 for counties with the longest coastline in the UK?
    Do you fancy a summer job with them in Cornwall? Click to find out more.

  • Spotlight on Astranti

    Spotlight on Astranti

    Monday, March 11, 2019

    Graduate news doesn't come any more relevant than when it's about a fantastic south west company that wants to recruit graduate talent. For the first in our spotlight series, we're taking at look at Astranti Financial Training.

  • #LoveWhereYouLive #LoveWhereYouWork #southwestEngland

    #LoveWhereYouLive #LoveWhereYouWork #southwestEngland

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019

    We love living and working in south west England, and many of the students we speak to who study in the region want to stay for their first graduate job and want to build their career here.

  • You didn’t get on a grad scheme – so what?

    You didn’t get on a grad scheme – so what?

    Friday, February 1, 2019

    You’ve been rejected – or you just missed the deadline. Your friends have been swept up in the strong, safe embrace of the grad scheme, and you’ve been left out in the cold. Is this to be your life post-uni – watching your friends bob along on a current of success as you struggle to stay afloat? Well, of course not. Here’s why.

  • STUDENT PLACEMENTS AVAILABLE

    STUDENT PLACEMENTS AVAILABLE

    Wednesday, January 23, 2019

    Gradsouthwest, the graduate job board for south west England is delighted to be advertising a number of fantastic student placement opportunities.

  • 5 quick and easy steps to career success

    5 quick and easy steps to career success

    Tuesday, January 8, 2019

    If you’re graduating this year, things are about to get busy. So busy that it’s tempting to put off your career planning until the summer. However, a little time invested now will really help you find the right job.

  • STAR Interview Technique

    STAR Interview Technique

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018

    Our festive top tip is to use the STAR interview technique!...