has indicated that students approaching the end of their studies
are confident about finding a job, despite the economic downturn,
which may be of note to graduates.
Conducted by targetjobs.co.uk, the study found that more than
two-thirds of final-year undergraduates feel confident they will
secure a job after university, with 12 per cent already having a
position to walk into after graduation.
Additionally, the survey revealed that men are more confident than
women about their chances of employment.
Commenting on the findings, Paul Sissons, chief executive of
targetjobs, said: "We found that men tend to get up and running
more quickly in terms of job hunting, so they will have added
However, Mr Sissons is concerned that the research indicates that
graduates are not fully aware of the effect of the economic climate
on the jobs market.
In February, the Association of Graduate Recruiters predicted a
16.4 per cent rise in the number of graduate-level job vacancies in
2008, but new economic conditions are likely to lessen this
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