AGCAS – Graduate labour market still on the up

14 June 2013

Heartening news:  Heads of higher education careers and employability services tend towards believing that the graduate labour market was more buoyant in the first quarter of 2013 (January to March) than at the same time last year. See their article here.    [+]

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You may have a first-class degree – but Lord Winston doesn’t want you

8 May 2013

We enjoyed this article from The Telegraph by Robert Peston & Lynda La Plante. However, it riled some with how Oxbridge-centric it was. Once you have been amused by the stories, the thought to take away is that Mettletest should give you the chance to prove… [+]

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Leading employers hiring more graduates but still down on pre-crisis levels

28 January 2013

See this update by Judith Burns on the BBC news site, reporting on the latest High Fliers study. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20935521   [+]

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The question with interviews is why we bother

8 October 2012

Read Lucy Kellaway's great piece on interviews in the FT. Of course it makes us feel even more convinced of the need for Mettletest.    [+]

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Graduate jobs: Top 10 universities for getting a job

13 September 2012

The universities in this list have been ranked using data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency – the same database used by the Telegraph's University and Course Finder. www.telegraph.co.uk [+]

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University graduates embark on earlier chase for jobs

13 September 2012

Desire to take time off is at an all-time low as final-year students send off record number of job applications www.guardian.co.uk [+]

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Willetts: employers pick graduates from just six universities

13 September 2012

Top companies should stop cherry-picking graduates with top degrees from a small range of leading universities, the Government warned today. David Willetts, the Universities Minister, said graduate employers were “fishing in an unduly narrow pool” of talent… [+]

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David Willetts MP launches new report into universities

13 September 2012

Major new research by University of Wolverhampton experts into a ‘teaching revolution’ within modern universities and the impact on employability has been officially launched by David Willetts MP. The Minister for Universities and Science launched Teaching… [+]

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