AGR in the News

06.01.17

Blackbridge announced as 2017 partner for GTI Breakfast News

GTI has announced Blackbridge Communications will be its partner for Breakfast News events in 2017. Blackbridge is one of the largest independent agencies of its kind in the UK, working with clients such as Vodafone, Argos, Pizza Express an...

05.01.17

Half of companies fail to fill graduate roles as students back out of job offers, research finds

Banks, accountants and engineering firms are all struggling to fill graduate roles and students backing out of job offers are partly to blame, researchers have claimed. More than half (52%) of companies did not fill all of their graduate va...

17.10.16

Law firms hire from the most limited university pool, AGR research finds

Law firms recruit graduates from, typically, only 19 different universities compared to accountancy and other professional services firms which recruit from around 50 universities, according to a recent survey. The Association of Graduate R...

14.10.16

Has the graduate milkround gone sour?

Today’s big employers are looking further than a handful of university campuses. The rise of apprenticeships is best seen as part of a wider change occurring in graduate recruitment. As well as hiring more school-leavers, more and mor...

07.10.16

Five tips to make the most of your internship, according to Stephen Isherwood

Internships offer an attractive route into some of the UK’s top jobs; if there’s one thing you should do to make yourself more attractive to prospective employers, it’s gain experience of work. The Association of Graduate...