Blog

Welcome to GradLink’s central blog section, covering the latest happenings in graduate jobs markets around the world.

Blog articles cover areas such as where the latest graduate jobs are, and which occupations are experiencing the best salary increases. Our events listing includes the latest careers conferences, fairs, exhibitions etc. of interest to international students and graduates.

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Digital Natives: should you adapt your workplace for them?

We’ve seen a number of reports which suggest that in order to keep up with millennials and their tech-savvy nature, your company’s training and provisions need an update. Technology news site Business Tech explain that these workers “make up the generation that will represent nearly 75% of the work force by 2030”. With that in mind, the importance of both attracting and retaining these employees is vital.

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By David Gee Published: December 08, 2017

How to turn your social media presence into a graduate job today

Social media has well and truly integrated itself into most aspects of our lives today. It’s how we stay connected with friends and family, view news from across the globe and create an online persona. There are a huge number of benefits from social media and one of them is being able to use your time online to help you find a graduate job. If you are struggling to know where to start, we’re here to help!

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By Jen Garmston
Published: December 01, 2017

Finding a job in the UK: A timeline for international students

Trying to find a job in the UK can be daunting as an international student. Aside from visa requirements and sponsorship, knowing how and when to apply for a role is your first hurdle. That’s where we come in with our handy guide to finding a role in the UK. From volunteering to paid graduate roles, we’ve found the best time of year to apply for these roles and what they can offer you in return. So, what jobs can you apply for?

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By Jen Garmston
Published: November 14, 2017

How to get a job in the UK: The story of an international student

There is no denying that international students studying in the UK have a hard task at the end of their studies to secure a job. The changes in the Post-Study Working Visa have meant that the bar has been raised higher but what can you do to help yourself gain employment in this country?

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By Jen Garmston
Published: October 27, 2017

Find a candidate who matches your company culture with these 4 easy steps

Company culture is the lifeblood of your organisation. It permeates everything you do, from what you believe in, to the way you run your workspace. It can be tricky to pin down, but when the wrong candidate comes into the mix, it can whack that delicate ecosystem out of balance.

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By David Gee
Published: October 27, 2017

How international students can get the most from careers fairs

Careers fairs can be a nerve-wracking business. With hundreds of employers and a plethora of keen candidates to compete with, it bodes well to be prepared.

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By David Gee
Published: October 13, 2017

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