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Guest Rant by @MarcDrees: Hey Blodget, you better shut your pie hole

I’m going to introduce this rant by reminding the readers that this is a GUEST post. I have a very simple policy for guest posts, you write it, if it’s not racist or sexist, or filled with obscenity, then I will post it. Simple! I was pleased, and a little surprised to get the request […]

The Employability Panel #GEC12

The panel consists of Rowan Foster Gradcore Research Manager, Nicola Turner, Director of Employability at Aston, Carla Murray, Graduate Manager, Morrisons, Liz Weatherill, MD, Enable2 and most importantly Karen Leah Hardgrave, recent Grad. It’s a great panel, and I’m going to try to feedback the Q & A. Q1: How do you feel about SMES […]

Employability data and the Wilson review with Paul Hazell #GEC12

Paul Hazell leads research in to funding for employability and advises the HEFC on what is going on. Theres a big wave of reform as a result of the Wilson review. The change claims to put the student at the heart of education through choice, and to create an open market through fees. Employability is measured […]

@StevenRothberg: Is America Best? #GEC12

I’m at #GEC12, the graduate employability conference in Leeds, organised by Gradcore. Steven runs the largest graduate job board in the US. He has come to share the best practice from the US, and life in general in Minnesota. Steven founded CollegeRecruiter.Com in 1991 and went live on-line from being magazine based in 1996. CollegeRecruiter […]

A different type of diversity #WorldAtOne #CIETT2012

I’ve been asked to be a guest on World at One on Monday on Radio 4. It’s not guaranteed of course, there might be something more important than recruiting on Monday, but all being well I’m going to be talking about diversity. Not in the traditional or legal sense, but in terms of hiring people […]

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