New research highlights the challenges and worries facing young people as they begin to step into the world of work during a cost-of-living crisis. The research found that 88% of students and graduates surveyed by graduate careers websites graduate-jobs.com are concerned about how their future careers will be impacted.
Contributor: Georgie Day - Careerpass Network | Published: 7 October 2022
The lack of work experience due to the pandemic has left students feeling unprepared for employment with many looking to boost their skills on leaving education or change careers, reports Prospects Early Careers Survey 2021
Contributor: Clare Tregaskis, Prospects - Jisc | Published: 2 July 2021
The unemployment rate for graduates six months after leaving university fell to 5.1 percent this year – the lowest since the 1979 survey when it was 4.9 percent. Skills shortages across many industries appear to have helped job prospects with increases in those entering professional jobs across all degree subjects.
Contributor: Charlie Ball | Published: 20 October 2018
Employers expect to increase their graduate job market vacancies by 11 percent this year, marking a return to double-digit growth. The annual Student Recruitment Pulse survey by the ISE (formerly Association of Graduate Recruiters) reports the intentions of 103 of the UK’s largest student employers.
Contributor: Stephen Isherwood | Published: 16 January 2018