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

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11 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Work visas for international graduates to be extended to two years »
International graduates will be allowed to stay in the UK for two years to find a job, overturning Theresa May's restricti...
05 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
China’s slowing economy hits graduate recruitment »
The effects of China's weaker growth and US trade war are extending to graduates from top universities, said analysts.&nbs...
19 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Companies increasingly say Germany and East Asia unis produce best prepared grads »
Global University Employability Ranking reveals UK universities are struggling to keep up with global competitors in prepa...
07 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Iceland tackled the gender pay gap »
Iceland's approach to the gender pay gap is being lauded by campaigners.  Since the beginning of 2018, every compa...
30 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Japan's graduate recruitment timeline »
Graduate recruitment timelines in Japan have been revised.  For students expected to graduate in the spring of...
23 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
More international students remain in Netherlands after graduation »
Research suggests that more international students are remaining in the Netherlands after they graduate.  In addit...
22 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Growing skills shortage in France »
According to Inséé, France's national statistical institute, an increasing number of companies are reporting a lack o...
17 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Japan's business lobby dumps graduate recruitment guidelines »
Japan's business federation has scrapped their guidelines on graduate recruitment to allow employers more flexibility in r...
27 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate recruitment in Ireland: soft skills matter »
Irish employers are increasingly looking for candidates who have the potential to lead, problem-solve, innovate, build re...
17 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate gender pay gap narrows - Australia »
Australia's Grattan Institute released their analysis of graduate earnings and employment outcomes on 16 September 2018. I...
28 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Many US graduates are underemployed - survey »
US research reveals that graduates' first job after graduation has a big impact on future earnings. Taking a non-graduate...
23 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is a T-shaped graduate? And why are they so valued in law? »
T-shaped graduates refer to graduates who have expert knowledge in a certain field but are also able to collaborate. ...
07 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In the spotlight: tech graduate programmes in Ireland »
Some of the largest tech companies are located in Ireland. Here is a look at 11 graduate programmes on offer to graduates...
24 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ten vacancies per graduate in Czech Republic »
Czech Republic's low unemployment is attracting graduates from across Europe, particularly from Greece. Labour office stat...
25 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The German apprenticeship (Ausbildung) is struggling to keep with with technological change »
The Ausbildung is widely regarded as an apprenticeship model that other countries should follow. However, concerns are...
07 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
US graduate wage gap »
Data from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) suggests US college graduates from certain backgrounds will start out their...
07 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Things you didn't know about Harvard graduates »
A survey carried out by the Harvard Crimson student newspaper revealed that the latest cohort of graduates are more likely...
09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Japanese companies adopt referral hiring »
Faced with labour shortages Japanese companies are tapping into the networks of their recent employees.  Although...
03 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deloitte named as best graduate employer in Ireland »
Big Four accountancy firm Deloitte won the award for best graduate employer at the Gradireland Awards.   ...