new head of the Association of Graduate Recruiters has reassured employers that
controversial top-up fees for university students are unlikely to have much
impact on the number of graduates joining the workforce.
an exclusive interview Alison Hodgson told Personnel Today that the proposed
fees, coupled with the Government drive for more vocational training, would not
have a serious effect on graduate recruitment.
has been operating this model of top-up fees for a long time and graduates have
not turned away from the market at all," she explained.
also wants graduate recruitment to become more of a profession in itself, with
its practitioners having the same level of expertise and kudos as other
specialisms within the HR field.