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If you deliver careers information, advice and guidance AND you'd like to be better equipped to help clients make informed choices about employability or have ideas you'd like to share with others, this AGCAS web community is for you.
Big drop in early graduate unemployment, reports What Do Graduates Do?
Findings from the latest (2014) edition of What Do Graduates Do? show that graduate unemployment fell from 8.5% to 7.3% year-on-year, marking the biggest drop in early graduate unemployment in 15 years.
This annual publication is a collaboration between the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group and HECSU: HECSU provides the facts and figures from the DLHE returns and AGCAS members apply their expertise to provide commentary and written articles to help interpret the figures.
Do you have a good knowledge of a particular area of careers and employability work, for example subject or sector-specific LMI, widening participation, diversity issues, international student...
Jackie Leyland, Careers Adviser at the University of Liverpool and AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), has produced a summary of the discussion followi...
- Success for world's first careers and employability MOOC
- AGCAS to sponsor TARGETjobs award 2015
- AGR survey: Graduate vacancies predicted to rise
- Introducing Eluned Jones, new AGCAS President
- ScotGrad wins AGR Work Experience Programme Award
- Anne-Marie Martin, former AGCAS President, to retire
- Call for articles for Phoenix, AGCAS journal
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What Do Researchers Do?
What Do Researchers Do? provides analysis of the first employment destinations of doctoral graduates from 2003-2007, including an exploration of employment rates, sectors and occupations. The pu... More details ›
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