Welcome to the Employability community
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.
Nominations open for TARGETjobs AGCAS award 2017
Nominations are now open for the AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement, part of the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2017. The award recognises those employers who provide outstanding support for careers services' work with students and graduates. AGCAS member services are invited to nominate one employer (of any size and from any sector) who has demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively to ensure that students are equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience that will allow them to enter, thrive in, and gain satisfaction from the world of work.
Findings from the 2016 edition of What Do Graduates Do? reveal that the unemployment rate for graduates six months after leaving university is 5.7%, a significant fall from 6.3% in 2015.<...
The winner of the 2016 AGCAS Award for Partnership with Professional Services, sponsored by Unitemps, is the University of Southampton. The Careers and Employability Service demonstrat...
- Sussex wins AGCAS Award for Student Engagement 2016
- Greenwich wins AGCAS Award for Employability 2016
- Lincoln wins AGCAS Award for Employer Engagement 2016
- Southampton wins AGCAS Award for Academic Engagement 2016
- York wins AGCAS Award for Technology 2016
- Edinburgh wins AGCAS Award for Internationalisation 2016
- Disabled graduates' labour market prospects better than assumed, finds AGCAS report
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The Employability Challenge
The Employability Challenge is a response to employers’ concerns about the lack of employability skills amongst prospective candidates. Produced by the UK Commission for Employment and Ski... More details ›
Exchanging views and ideas
All AGCAS members can exchange views and ideas by submitting news articles to this website and contributing to the discussions that follow many articles.
You can also pick the brains of other careers professionals through the EMPLOYABILITY-DEVELOPMENT discussion list (click on 'subscribe' to join). Though not an AGCAS-owned list, it's a list that many AGCAS members subscribe to.
People to contact
Careers and Employment Adviser
Closing Date: December 12, 2016
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This is a one-day session run by a highly experienced ex-graduate employer and AGR board member for heads of service, deputy heads and senior careers...
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