News, views, advice and blogs for graduates and recruiters from the Gradsouthwest team and guests.
Monday, September 2, 2019
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Loving the recent news from Prospects... so here we link for you to read for yourself!
With media focus on ‘fake news’, you’d be right to question assumptions about the graduate labour market. Equip yourself with the facts so you can challenge these labour market misconceptions…
Thursday, April 5, 2018
The UK Government’s Department for Education (DfE) published their Careers Strategy: making the most of everyone’s skills and talents in December 2017.
Employers are integral to great careers advice...
Monday, March 26, 2018
At face value, graduate internships are a great idea; you get a foot in the door and the chance to gain solid work experience to add to your CV. So far, so good. But what if you are expected to work for free?
Friday, March 9, 2018
We reveal the secret to finding great graduate jobs, graduate schemes and paid graduate internships in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.
Monday, March 5, 2018
One of my bugbears is the artificial debate around academic and vocational that is often trotted out, particularly when choices at 18 are discussed, and again when employability of graduates from ‘mickey-mouse’ degrees rears its head.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
We are often asked “when is it a good time to recruit graduates?”, and in all honesty the answer depends on what you, the employer, is looking for.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Gradsouthwest Director, Dr Deborah Watson speaks as part of Plymouth University's 'Employability Voices Project'.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Gradsouthwest is pleased to announce the launch of our new job board platform and branding aimed at increasing the reach we achieve for our recruiters, and the number of graduate roles available for our candidates.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Action planning is about setting your objectives (the things you’d like to achieve) and then making them happen!
Monday, January 8, 2018
Reflecting on 2017 brings into focus some lessons for us for 2018. Here we review the year just gone, and identify areas for development for the coming year.