Byline: GARETH EVANS
GRADUATES without work experience will struggle to find jobs this summer despite an increase in vacancies, research suggests.
Three-fifths of employers are warning that graduates who have no previous work experience have little or no chance of getting a job offer, according to a study by High Fliers Research.
Around a third (32%) of this year's graduate vacancies are likely to be filled by applicants who have already worked for their employer as an undergraduate, and in sectors like investment banking and law, this rises to 50%.
The study says: "Many recruiters commented that irrespective of the academic results that a …