AGR in the News

10.08.16

Sprint confidence and encouragement boost for female graduates

The Springboard Consultancy's 'Sprint' programme answers recent concerns about female graduates being able to get jobs. Recent research from The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) reveals that female graduates in the UK are less likel...

27.07.16

Female graduates more likely to land grad scheme position

Though fewer female graduates apply to graduate schemes, they represent nearly half of grad scheme hires Female graduates are less likely to apply for but more likely to land a graduate training scheme than their male peers, according to re...

26.07.16

Women more likely to land a top role than men, but less likely to apply

Women have more of a chance of doing well in the graduate job market than men, but not enough are applying, according to a new report. Despite women making up 54 per cent of the student population, only 47 per cent apply to graduate schemes...

25.07.16

Young women failing to apply for top graduate jobs

Young women are under-represented in top graduate schemes despite the fact that they outnumber and outperform men at university, research has found. The Association of Graduate Recruiters has revealed that fewer women put themselves forward...

25.07.16

Firms being less strict about degree award when hiring, study shows

Fewer firms are asking graduates to gain at least a 2:1 in their degree in order to be considered for a job, according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) New research suggests that employers are increasingly turning their...