Infographic From Highlights Expectations and Realities in UK Graduate Job Market

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

LONDON, December 1, 2010 -, one of the UK's leading graduate jobs ( websites, has today released an
infographic based on its research into the outlook for current and future UK
graduates. The infographic details a range of subjects relevant to UK
graduates across the country such as earning expectations, debt levels,
success at jobseeking and preferred industries/sectors.

Using data taken from's regular graduate survey it paints a
picture of graduates determined to get a job with over 39 per cent of
graduates willing to move anywhere in the world to get a job, and more than
half prepared to work in any sector.

In addition to wide range of relevant statistics, the infographic
includes lists of the Top 10 most admired business leaders and most desirable
organisations to work for. Famous business personalities such as Richard
and Alan Sugar top the list, but interestingly their companies are
not in the Top 10, with the BBC topping the list of desirable organisations
ahead of companies such as Google, Tesco and HSBC.

The full infographic is available at:

In November this year hosted their most successful GradU8
Online Recruitment Fair ever, which saw registrations increase by over 41%.
The event allowed graduates to connect with employers and even talk with them
live in chat sessions. Graduates were also able to watch live seminars on
industry topics and see exhibitions from leading employers including IBM,
PwC, KPMG, Accenture and Boots. Seminars included topics such as 'Why don't I
hear back after I've applied?' and 'Where's my job?'.

For those who missed the Gradu8 event, is committed to
offering the best advice and assistance to graduate jobseekers year-round
through its online Graduate Zone ( The site
offers graduate job seekers the chance to find out about jobs in the sector
they want to work in, and to learn about the best placements and internships
available. The Graduate Zone also gives information on recruitment events
held all over the country, which can give students and graduates the
opportunity to meet employers face-to-face and to apply for vacancies.

Media Contact: Caterina Masso, +44(0)2075-724-207

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