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August 19, 2016
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Aug

University vs apprenticeship: Are apprenticeships still considered masculine?

Previously when you thought of apprenticeship schemes the first picture that sprung to mind was a young boy in a hard hat, on a building site, learning about carpentry or plumbing. However due to several efforts made by both government and industry the view that apprenticeships are masculine, and just for the boys, is rapidly...
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Aug

Employers looking for soft skills and personality in job applicants finds British Gas research

Soft skills and personality are top attributes that employers look for when deciding on hires, according to research from British Gas. More than half of the employers surveyed said they have turned down candidates because they lacked soft skills and personality. Furthermore, 94% said they believe they get real results from employees who have volunteering...
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Aug

AGR urges women to apply for grad schemes

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) is calling for more women to apply for graduate schemes, after results from its survey revealed that women are less likely to apply but more likely to land a job than their male counterparts. AGR surveyed employers of graduates to gain insight into the diversity of their applicants and...
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Aug

Sarah Powell, heat radio presenter and blogger: What university taught me

This week hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the UK received their exam results in A-Level and AS. Despite rising tuition fees the administrations body UCAS revealed a record 424,000 university places have been offered, which is an increase of 3% on last year, but is university all it’s cracked up to be? We asked...
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Aug

University of Chicago Booth School of Business – Europe Campus

Did you know that The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has a London campus? Located close to both Bank and Moorgate stations we are in the heart of the City of London. Attracting senior executives from the EMEA region we have a number of programmes running on campus and work with a variety...
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