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A summary of news articles on graduate/student recruitment and development. 

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Student Recruitment
26 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Most workers avoid moving jobs due to low salaries »
CV-Library surveyed 2000 UK professionals and found that 57 per cent are not moving jobs because of low pay. Accor...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
T Levels: The NexT Level branding unveiled »
New T Level branding unveiled to boost awareness of the new courses ahead of the official launch in 2020. Providers a...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
4 tactics for providing great candidate experience »
With candidate shortage, employers must work harder to attract and win candidates. Indeed surveyed 1,000 people who...
29 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruitment Marketing in 2019 »
The face of recruitment marketing has changed over the last 10 years. Recruiters needed to change their tact to engag...
21 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Millennials and Gen Z increasingly pessimistic about the economy »
Despite current global economic growth, younger people are pessimistic about the economy in the UK and worldwide,&nbs...

Technology & Innovation
12 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Over half of workers lack essential digital skills »
More than half of UK adults (54%) do not have the essential digital skills needed for work, such as sharing documents ...
30 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three quarters of tech talent prepared to leave the UK for work »
According to recent studies, three out of four UK tech workers (75%) are willing to relocate. The findings come from...
23 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to remove AI bias »
The UK government recently announced that the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) is to investigate potential bia...
09 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Automation is reshaping the workplace »
According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), 7.4% of all jobs in the UK are at high risk of automation in th...
01 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is your recruitment team ready for AI? »
AI is taking the world of Human Resources and Recruitment by a storm. However, the technology can’t succeed if underl...

22 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winners announced at the 5th RateMyApprenticeship Awards »
The winners of the 2019 RateMyApprenticeship Awards, organised by, were announced on Thursday 1...
11 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strong progress on diversity in transport apprenticeships »
According to the third annual report on road and rail apprenticeships, diversity has increased, with the proportion of bla...
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Temporary workers locked out of apprenticeship scheme »
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has released a new report ‘Training for Temps’ which states that temporary...
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeships help support people in 'cold spots' »
With the skills gap being one of the key barriers to better social mobility, apprenticeships are a crucial part of th...
27 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeship target is "not going to be reached" »
Education secretary Damian Hinds has confirmed the government will miss its target of 3 million apprenticeship starts by 2...

Diversity & Inclusion
17 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BAME people with criminal record face 'double discrimination' »
Unlock, the country’s leading charity for people with convictions, published research on the impact of criminal records as...
17 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women are more likely to loose their jobs to AI »
According to a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), 64% of workers in jobs with high potenti...
17 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sanctuary Graduates support BBC documentary on graduates »
The BBC documentary on graduates from diverse backgrounds trying to break into elite career paths is scheduled for prime t...
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LGBT+ workers earn £6700 per year less than straight counterparts »
According to a survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of LinkedIn, LGBT+ employees earn an average £6,703 less per year than...
26 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top jobs dominated by Oxbridge graduates and privately educated »
According to The Sutton Trust and the Social Mobility Commission, 39 per cent of people in top positions are privately edu...

Student Development
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
L&D professionals 'in the dark' with limited use of data »
L&D professionals are not utilising people analytics to make the most of their limited training resources, says a...
19 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working eight hours a week is enough to boost mental health »
There is evidence that unemployment has a negative impact on mental health.  A study conducted by Cambridge Univ...
17 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Young people are most likely to say they have felt lonely »
The government has announced the launch of a campaign to tackle the stigma of loneliness.  'Let’s Talk Lonelines...
13 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students are happy to have their mental health issues shared with their parents »
Two-thirds of students say universities should warn parents if they have mental health crisis, according to research....
12 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Microlearning: employers need to allow for time off work to facilitate learning »
86% of employees said they should be given time off during working hours to dedicate to professional learning, with 2...

17 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
International graduates want to maintain their UK connection, survey shows »
International graduates feel their education has given them an edge in the job market, International Graduate Outcomes sur...
11 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Record numbers of young people in England have applied to university »
39.5 per cent of all 18-year-olds in England have applied for a place at university, data from Ucas reveal.  The...
11 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eleven colleges to benefit from a share of £9m to upgrade facilities »
Eleven colleges will share £8.65 million to help build new classrooms and refurbish buildings in readiness for the introdu...
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wide variation exposed in graduate outcomes »
New data shows a significant difference in average earnings and employability by course and institution 1, 3 and 5 years a...
19 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
75 per cent of Trainees move on to work or further study »
The skills minister "thrilled" to see how traineeships are "supporting young people to start their apprenticeship journey,...

Employability and skills
23 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How tech parents view 'soft skills' and education »
Rachel Wolf, founding partner at Public First and former education adviser at No 10, worked with trade association techUK...
22 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employment rate hits record high »
The number of people in work in the UK has reached a record high of 75.8% and 32.53 million people in November 2018, more...
18 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can video games develop employability skills? »
Commercial video games are designed for entertainment, but still require players to exercise a range of essential essentia...
19 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Half of young people say they do not feel prepared for work »
New research from the CBI says that half of young people do not believe their education has prepared them for the world of...
05 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Skills gap is growing warns CBI »
New research from the CBI says more than three-quarters (79%) of businesses expect to increase the number of higher-skille...

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