61% of graduates use ad-blockers
Over 61% of students and graduates use ad-blocking software while browsing online, according to new research by graduate-jobs.com. The implications are severe for employers who take advantage of display advertising for their recruitment.
Majority of students would apply for an unpaid internship
graduate-jobs.com has released the results of the first Annual Internships Survey, which is a detailed survey of over 500 students who applied for an internship in 2015.
Almost 70% of graduates have never applied for a job using their mobile
New research shows only 33% have ever had a good experience whilst applying for a job on a mobile device. graduate-jobs.com's survey of over 2,000 recent graduates and current students found that less than one third of them have applied for jobs from their mobile devices.
Scottish Independence To Boost UK Degree Grade Average
Students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland hoping to benefit from a tuition fee free university education in an independent Scotland may have to settle for degree grades lower than they might have achieved at university in the rest of the UK.
Female graduates seeking careers in male-dominated sectors
New research shows female graduates increasingly seeking careers in male-dominated job sectors. Propensity for male graduates to look for careers in traditionally female-dominated job sectors has fallen over the last decade.
Gender pay gap starts at university
Female graduates choose salaries up to 1438GBP lower than male graduates. Gap in gender pay demands widens 44% in a decade.
Most graduate job applications receive no response
Average ratio of job applications to receiving an invitation to interview is twenty to one. Employers must adopt best practices to keep graduates informed.
Social sciences graduates demonstrate the most diverse interests
Social science graduates are the most adaptable in career hunt. Arts and Engineering graduates least likely to compromise career ambitions.
One in five students start graduate job search before final year
More than four times as many students start searching for a career before their graduation year than they did ten years ago.