SHL and TARGETjobs: Talent Potential in Graduates

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Graduate recruiters are increasingly looking for innovative ways to identify high-quality talent in an ever more competitive marketplace. This white paper presents the findings from a study of the United Kingdom graduate recruitment marketplace, discusses the challenges faced by graduate recruiters, and presents an insight into the work-relevant skills possessed by undergraduates, including the extent to which these skills meet the demands of employers.

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