Posts tagged ‘Graduates’

December 20, 2012

Can we deliver the quality jobs that will meet young people’s career expectations?

How the educational sector is responding to this difficult challenge The graduate who can thrive in larger organisation positioned in the comparatively protected and ordered primary labour market is not necessarily someone who will be able to survive in the more uncertain, complex and volatile secondary labour market where smaller entrepreneurial companies are to be […]

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November 26, 2012

Can we deliver the quality jobs that will meet young people’s career expectations? (part two)

The arrival of mass graduate education against the backdrop of a dwindling number of ‘quality’ jobs In the early 1970s around 15% of the school leaving cohort went into higher education, compared to over 40% today.  Thirty years ago graduates in the UK had the choice of joining numerous businesses with substantial workforces, many of […]

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