AGR in the News

20.04.16

How to choose a Masters that puts cash in your pocket

There are many benefits of studying a postgraduate degree. However, a master’s is expensive, meaning you may have to consider its value in purely financial terms too. Some graduates have the misconception that a postgraduate qualifica...

10.03.16

British businesses hiring 25% more apprentices as firms record a slowdown in graduate recruitment

British businesses are offering 25 per cent more apprenticeships this year compared to last year, but graduate vacancies are up by just two per cent over the same period, according to a new report out today from the Association of...

10.03.16

Graduate recruitment slows down as apprenticeships take off

Growth in graduate recruitment has slowed while the number of apprenticeship vacancies has shot up, new research suggests. A survey of employers by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) found that the number of apprenticeship opportu...

08.03.16

Internships key to retaining top talent, report reveals

Graduates who began their career as interns are more likely to stay with a company for longer than those who didn’t, according to a report from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). This emphasises the value of employers inves...

03.03.16

Provide more work experience for young people, urges AGR chief

Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive of the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has urged employers to provide more work experience for young people.  Speaking to Recruiter at the AGR’s Development Conference on Tuesday 4th Ma...