graduates

The class of 2012: Are businesses doing enough to find digital talent?

University careers services are not currently well equipped to provide advice on jobs in digital. In fact, given the lack of internal digital knowledge in most institutions and scarcity of up-to-date courses, meaningful advice from any quarter is thin on the ground.

Even graduates from relevant degrees such as marketing, advertising or media are largely unaware of the vast array of opportunities available.

graduate

Students and graduates: seven ways to boost your digital skills

In our recently published Digital Marketing and E-commerce Guide For Students and Graduates, we received advice from leaders at six companies that recruit graduates. From their feedback on how students and graduates can prepare themselves for the job market, one point came up time and time again – students and graduates who demonstrate initiative and have work experience stand way out above the others.