A UNIVERSITY degree no longer guarantees a top job. Students are under increasing pressure to make sure that their CVs stand out.
Almost half of degree-level jobs are open to graduates of any subject, meaning that employers are less interested in academic fields of study and more concerned with skills and experience.
An example often cited by employers is the value of people who can plan workloads effectively. Students who regularly meet multiple essay deadlines will already have this skill.
In a survey by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), employers identified teamworking ability, interpersonal skills, motivation and enthusiasm, flexibility and …