Graduate Recruitment News

August 21, 2014 21.08.14

Why do 1 in 4 graduates quit within a year of starting work?

A third of graduates spend less than five hours researching the first company they end up working for, resulting in a...

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August 21, 2014 21.08.14

Government launches new range of employer-led apprenticeships

The government has launched a new range of 40 employer-led apprenticeships in England. Read more: BBC News

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August 19, 2014 19.08.14

Apprentices are “better value for taxpayer”

Apprentices generate £85 for every pound of investment, compared to degree-holders, who generate £57 per...

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August 19, 2014 19.08.14

Over 20,000 gain university places through clearing

This year has seen an 11% increase in the number of students placed at universities through Clearing, meaning that 440...

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August 19, 2014 19.08.14

Young people opt for artisan trades

The Guardian speaks to four young people who have rejected office jobs in favour of artisan and traditional trades...

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August 19, 2014 19.08.14

More students ‘shun university’ in favour of apprenticeships

A rising number of students are opting to apply for apprenticeships with big companies such as PwC and National Grid...

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August 19, 2014 19.08.14

“Better-than-expected” A-level results lead to rise in “trading up”

More students than ever before have opted to “trade up” their university place for a position at the...

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Latest Events

September 01, 201401.09.14 - 11:00

Engineering Graduate Employment Market – Free Seminar.

We are offering an exclusive free seminar to AGR members on the results and conclusions from a ne...

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September 10, 201410.09.14 - 11:00

AGR FMCG-Retail Sector Focus Group meeting

The next AGR FMCG-Retail Sector Focus Group meeting is on Friday 5th December, 12:30 - 15:30. ...

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September 24, 201424.09.14

AGR Legal Sector Focus Group Meeting

The next AGR legal sector focus group meeting is on Wednesday 24th September, from 13:00 - 17:0...

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