Blog

Welcome to GradLink India’s news section, a continuously moving newsreel of the latest happenings in the country’s graduate job markets. Check back here regularly to find out about aspects such as: which India-based employers/sectors are recruiting, and which occupations are experiencing the best salary increases. Our events listing includes the latest careers conferences, fairs, exhibitions etc.of interest to students and graduates from India.

You can get the latest news and events by liking us on Facebook.

Blog

What skills are employers looking for, and how can international students prove they′ve got them?

Employers often refer to the skills gap when talking about hiring new graduates. This is the difference between the skills employers would like their employees to have and what skills employees have. The way to bridge this gap is to understand not only what graduate employers are looking for, but how your current skills match this and how you can increase your experience to meet their expectations.

International student website Study International highlight the top skills employers are looking for in the graduates they employ. Today we’re looking at how international students and graduates can use their international status to showcase these skills and how to gain further experience that will show employers that you mean business!

Read more...

By Jen Garmston Published: September 13, 2019

Why doing a short course before university can help international students enhance their employability long term

One of our aims here at GradLink, is to show international students and graduates how to increase their employability and reach their career potential after university. It’s important not only to focus on what skills employers are looking for, but how you can increase your options by being proactive during your university course or, in this case, before starting a UK degree. Today we’re looking at short courses in the UK, what they are and how they can help you reach your career goals.

Read more...

By Jen Garmston
Published: July 19, 2019

The importance of hiring good IT security personnel for your company

When hiring within your IT department, how much focus is on cybercrime? If you’re not already investing in your company’s future with additional IT security hires, you could be leaving your business without sufficient protection when there is a pool of cyber talent available.

In 2018 a number of high-profile companies encountered large-scale breaches including Marriot International, Ticketmaster and Yahoo. The reality is that there has been a shift in how hackers operate and target businesses, but this can be challenged with the correct staff in place to support your security. Tech magazine Computer Business review reveal that “during the first six months of 2018, the equivalent to 291 records were stolen or exposed every second” but these numbers could be reduced.

Read more...

By Jen Garmston
Published: April 09, 2019

The importance of hiring good IT security personnel for your company

When hiring within your IT department, how much focus is on cybercrime? If you’re not already investing in your company’s future with additional IT security hires, you could be leaving your business without sufficient protection when there is a pool of cyber talent available.

In 2018 a number of high-profile companies encountered large-scale breaches including Marriot International, Ticketmaster and Yahoo. The reality is that there has been a shift in how hackers operate and target businesses, but this can be challenged with the correct staff in place to support your security. Tech magazine Computer Business review reveal that “during the first six months of 2018, the equivalent to 291 records were stolen or exposed every second” but these numbers could be reduced.

Read more...

By Jen Garmston
Published: April 09, 2019

Could a new Onboarding strategy help you retain new hires?

Finding new employees can be a long process, there’s nothing more frustrating than spending weeks searching through CVs, organising interviews and signing contracts to find that your new starter is ready to leave the company after a short time in their role. In many cases, this can be avoided with a strong onboarding process to retain new talent. Hr software company Bamboo HR report that “31% of people have left a job within the first six months, with 68% of those departing within three months. For many new employees, it seems the first three months at an organisation are the most precarious”. With this in mind, we’ve had a look at how you can keep hold of new hires.

Read more...

By Jen Garmston
Published: November 16, 2018

The top 5 post-graduation tips for international students

These past few weeks, our social media platforms have been swamped with photos of students across the UK who have graduated from their final year of university. Congratulations to all of you who have graduated this year! Some of you may have found jobs either in the UK or in your home country, and some will still be searching. Now you’re a fully-fledged graduate we’ve got some advice that should help you navigate your first few months post-graduation and help you feel less daunted by the prospect of life after university.

Read more...

By Jen Garmston
Published: August 03, 2018

Events