New research has
indicated the importance for the class of 2010 to make preparations
for job hunting this summer so that they are not faced with a
struggle when they graduate.
Carried out by TMP Worldwide, figures from the report showed that
60 per cent of those going into their third year in September have
not done an internship or received work experience, while 78 per
cent are more concerned about enjoying their summer break.
According to Onrec.com, despite media reports about the highly
competitive nature of today's graduate job market, students are
currently not taking a proactive approach to finding
Neil Harrison, head of research and planning at TMP Worldwide, told
the news provider: "The importance of employability skills is now
firmly front of mind with 95 per cent [of students] agreeing that
building employability skills is a big deal right now for graduates
wanting to enter the workplace."
Top graduate job provider PricewaterhouseCoopers recently said that
university leavers wishing to find employment this year must not be
fussy about location.
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