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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...

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...

23.04.15

AGR Opportunites

Three roles to challenge you, inspire you, and give you the chance to make a difference to an industry that is essential to the UK’s skill base. The AGR and its Directors are committed to creating a high performing, content rich organ...

21.04.15

Labour's Tristram Hunt backs Apprenticeships in bid to equip Britain with skills

Potential future Education Secutary Tristram Hunt said he would be 'Delighted' were one of his three children to embark upon an apprenticeship rather than going to University. AGR Members are mentioned as Hunt argues that views are changing towa...