Employers tighten up graduate criteria

Churchard, Claire; Higginbottom, Karen
July 2010
People Management;7/15/2010, p8
The article reports that graduate recruitment in Great Britain has become tougher for candidates because majority of employers are demanding a minimum 2:1 degree classification to qualify for their graduate training schemes, according to a survey conducted by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). AGR chief Carl Gilleard warns that employers could be missing out on potential talents with their 2:1 requirement. PricewaterhouseCoopers recruitment director Sonja Stockton adds that potential presents itself in different stages in people's lives.


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