Graduates aren't skilled enough, say employers

Half of employers don't think graduates have the skills to start work.

 

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) spoke to 174 organisations about the quality of candidates straight out of university.

 

Chief executive of the AGR, Stephen Isherwood, says people skills and a "fundamental understanding" of the world of work are often lacking.

 

He says more need "the ability to work with people and get things done when things go wrong".

 

We asked graduates what they wish they had known when they first got their jobs.

 

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