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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.

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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.

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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.

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By Jen Garmston
Published: August 03, 2018

Could virtual interviews diversify your workforce?

Virtual Interviews are becoming increasingly popular for global brands, but should more companies be investing in them? Virtual interviews are digital or video interviews which allow companies to hire without meeting the candidate in person. This method is particularly useful at the start of the hiring process as it makes screening applicants a quicker and cheaper process but what else can it bring?

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By David Gee
Published: March 19, 2018

5 ways international students can effectively use this year′s holiday season

Christmas is fast approaching and while most thoughts turn to festive food and seeing friends and family, there are some simple ideas that can set you up for the year ahead. By using your time constructively and taking on a few of these tips, you can enjoy your Christmas knowing that you've also made some progress on getting yourself ready for a job at the end of university.

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By Jen Garmston
Published: December 15, 2017

Freshers, here′s what you should be doing now to maximise your employability!

Congratulations! You’ve made it to university here in the UK and now all that’s left is to do is explore your new home, get to know your housemates and throw yourself fully into Freshers’ Week!

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By David Gee
Published: September 29, 2017

Our university comes top for graduate employability

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) - the university that produces the UK's award-winning GradLink careers service for international students - has come top of all universities in the west of the country for student employment in the UK's official destination survey.

The latest figures from the Higher Education Statistical Agency (HESA) show that the UWE Bristol is ahead of all universities in the west of England for employment and further study of students who graduated in 2016.

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By GradLink
Published: July 12, 2017

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