TITLE

Firms look for skills rather than 2.1 grades

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
People Management;7/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 15, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the findings of the AGR Graduate Recruitment Survey 2008 which revealed that employers in Great Britain are rejecting a 2.1 degree as a minimum job requirement in favour of more relevant workplace skills. The poll of 242 major graduate recruiters found that firms were dropping their recruitment criteria to a 2.2 and seeking other skills and work experience to widen the talent pool.
ACCESSION #
33517418

 

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