Graduate resilience – the key to success for your business?

At this time of year, many former students are perfecting their CVs and applying for jobs in the hope of landing their ideal role. However, we know that the current economic conditions are putting graduates in a difficult position. With the increased competition for jobs, for example, employers can afford to be ‘picky’ and look for more than just a degree grade.

This issue has recently been highlighted in a somewhat controversial experiment by Masters student Eric K Auld. After struggling with job hunting himself, he posted a fake advertisement for an Administrative Assistant in New York, where no relevant experience was required, and no details of the company were provided. Amazingly, 650 responses were received within 24 hours…

Read this article in full on our HRZone blog.

News Archive September 2012