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Welcome to GradLink’s central news section, a continuously moving newsreel of the latest happenings in graduate jobs markets around the world, including where the latest areas of opportunity 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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Chinese companies invest in branding to attract top graduate talent

Many brands have been slow to adopt employer branding as a tactic for attracting top graduate talent. But, as new research by global recruiting specialist Michael Page shows, employers in China seem to be at the forefront when it comes to investing in this area.

 

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By David Gee Published: March 23, 2017

Four ways to use social media for recruitment

Social media is an inescapable phenomena, but whatever you think about it, it is an essential part of the recruitment process. It can boost visibility, build brand awareness, attract top talent and provide a platform for you to show off all the best parts about your organisation.

 

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Published: March 20, 2017

Attraction and retention strategies for the construction industry in UAE

Construction remains a key area of growth in the Gulf. After a rocky 2016 in which job creation became stagnant, 2017 spells new hope for sectors across the region, especially that of construction and infrastructure.

 

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By David Gee
Published: March 17, 2017

Tips for improving diversity in the workplace

Time and time again it has been proven that a diverse workplace is a productive and profitable workplace. Chief Diversity Officer at Seimens, Janina Kugel, summed it up quite nicely in a recent report in Gulf News: “Diversity strengthens our innovative capacity, unleashes the potential of Siemens’ employees and thereby directly contributes to our business success.”

 

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By David Gee
Published: March 16, 2017

GradLink Gulf Launch Event, in association with the Global College of Engineering and Technology (GCET), Oman

It is with great pleasure that employers are invited to attend the GradLink and GCET event to announce the launching of GradLink Gulf on Monday 20 March 2017

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By GradLink
Published: March 10, 2017

Going global - reversing the African brain drain

For over a quarter of a century, Africa has been combatting the effects of a continental brain drain. Large numbers of highly skilled and educated people are leaving their home territories to live and work abroad. Major drivers are usually better wages, conditions and long-term career prospects for the individual.

 

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By David Gee
Published: February 20, 2017