AGR in the News

29.07.15

The Code for recruitment of trainee solicitors is updated to reflect modern practices

The voluntary code of recruitment of trainee solicitors (the "Code") has been updated to reflect modern practices. The Code was created as a recommended standard of good practice for employers, students, higher education careers advisers and fa...

02.07.15

Graduate recruitment industry: only a third of professionals expect to stay in the next 5 years

A survey published today by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), conducted by Mercer, on salaries, resources and aspirations in the student recruitment and development industry, reveals only 37% of industry professionals expect to stay...

18.06.15

Buoyant graduate market but candidates still lack skills

Poll from the Association of Graduate Recruiters shows graduate employers are struggling to fill vacancies A sample poll conducted amongst members of the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has revealed that many employers still have an av...

03.06.15

AGR 2015 Recruitment Awards - Shortlists Announced

We are delighted to unveil the shortlists of our 2015 Recruitment Awards! All selections have been made by our professional judging panels over the past two weeks, each chaired by an AGR board member. And the selected companies are… ...

05.05.15

PwC to stop using UCAS points to screen graduate applications

PwC has decided to scrap the UCAS tariff for the vast majority of its graduate roles. Up to now, the firm has required applicants to hold at least 260 to 340 UCAS points, dependent on the role. PwC believe that employers miss out on key talent f...