Firms struggle to fill posts despite graduate surplus

Welch, Jilly
January 1999
People Management;01/14/99, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p13
Reports that firms are accepting recruitment shortfalls despite a college graduate surplus in the labor market in Great Britain, according to a research by the Institute for Employment Studies. Factor that will exacerbate the situation; Effect of demographic changes in the graduate pool; Preferred tools for recruitment.


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