18 July 2011

Employers are looking for the right attitude and a good work ethic rather than skills in graduates

Graduates with a strong work ethic and a good attitude in the workplace are rated higher over skills. Around 80% of employers believe a good work ethic and attitude to work will get a graduate their first job rather than skills. The new study conducted from the Centre for Social Justice think-tank comes after man business leaders have said British youngsters are too lazy and ill educated to gain a graduate job. The survey is in response to a plea from Iain Duncan Smith about our young people a chance rather than taking foreign labour. Many youngsters have poor work ethics and attitudes and employers feel this is the main barrier tackling unemployment in graduates... read more

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