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15.03.17

Half of employers say new employees struggle with teamwork and problem solving

Half of employers do not think that graduates generally have the workplace skills they need when they are first hired, according to a report. The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), which published the study, said learning these skill...

15.03.17

Schools need to close graduate skills gap, say firms

Half of employers think graduates lack essential workplace skills they need when first hired, according to a report. The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) say many graduates lack necessary qualities, such as teamwork and problem-solv...

15.03.17

Graduates aren't skilled enough, say employers

Half of employers don't think graduates have the skills to start work. The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) spoke to 174 organisations about the quality of candidates straight out of university. Read (and watch) more on BB...

30.01.17

AGR warns of competitive student recruitment market

The student recruitment market will only get more competitive as the pool of young people in the UK shrinks, according to the chief executive of the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). Stephen Isherwood issued the warning as he opened...

06.01.17

Blackbridge announced as 2017 partner for GTI Breakfast News

GTI has announced Blackbridge Communications will be its partner for Breakfast News events in 2017. Blackbridge is one of the largest independent agencies of its kind in the UK, working with clients such as Vodafone, Argos, Pizza Express an...

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