Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Graduate jobs: Women more likely to land a top role than men, but less likely to apply, report finds - INDEPENDENT

by Aftab Ali 
Originally published: July 25, 2016
Publisher: Independent.co.uk 

Findings come shortly after half the country's top graduate employers say they'll be forced to slash recruitment intake post-Brexit

Women have more of a chance of doing well in the graduate job market than men, but not enough are applying, according to a new report.

Despite women making up 54 per cent of the student population, only 47 per cent apply to graduate schemes, the Association of Graduate Recruiters’ (AGR) findings into diversity and inclusion show.

“We still have a long way to go, but as we continue to strive for greater change, we are encouraged by positive hiring trends,” Williams said. “Diversity comes in many forms, and we want to take a moment to highlight the vibrant LGBTQ community here at Facebook.”