Employers want apprentices, not graduates

Results of a poll of more than 500 employers reveal that many would rather take on an apprentice than hire a graduate. The findings paint a picture of a return to the days when school-leavers were articled or took up apprenticeships and started earning a wage before returning to some form of work-placed study. The poll, conducted by City and Guilds, shows that 52% of those companies which already recruit apprentices believe they offer greater value than hiring graduates.

Source: The Independent (full article: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/employers-want-apprentices-not-graduates-2206347.html)
(Michelle)

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