AGR in the News

01.02.16

BPP survey at AGR event reveals that apprentices can transform the future workforce

Apprentices will become an important part of the upcoming workforce due to new reforms, according to research from BPP Professional Education. Nine out of 10 (90 per cent) HR professionals at the Association of Graduate Recruiters &lsq...

21.01.16

Do you need a postgraduate degree to get a job?

A growing number of graduates are embarking on postgraduate degrees even when such qualifications are not a requirement for work in their chosen industry. Increasingly, people are pursuing a master’s degree not to stand out from the pack b...

20.01.16

Panel discussion featuring Stephen Isherwood on BBC Radio 5 Live

Stephen Isherwood took part in a panel discussion on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Drivetime programme yesterday evening on whether young people need a university degree to have a successful career, following the announcement that Penguin Random Hous...

18.01.16

Do schools grades not matter much?

We all know that good grades in school does not necessarily mean you will land your first job. They do however go a long way towards convincing a potential employer that you’re likely to perform well if hired.  Stephen Isherwood...

14.12.15

A startup CEO claims his app can help students land a job at Aston Martin and Virgin

A startup CEO claims that his app can help students land their dream job at companies like Aston Martin and Virgin. Matt Cockett, CEO of London careers startup 10 Minutes With, says his app can help undergraduate, masters, and MBA students...