A-level results: Employers favour work experience and apprenticeships over degrees, claims poll

2019-01-15T12:35:13+00:00

Employers favour work experience and apprenticeships over degrees   Employers now favour relevant apprenticeships or experience over university degrees, a survey has found. A survey of 1,000 decision makers found 49 per cent prefer to see experience from a relevant apprenticeship or previous position on a candidate’s CV. Just 24 per cent said they would be more likely to take on someone who had a relevant degree qualification. The poll was carried out by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) ahead of A levels results day on Thursday 16 August. Of those who said they prioritise candidates who have relevant experience from an apprenticeship or [...]

A-level results: Employers favour work experience and apprenticeships over degrees, claims poll2019-01-15T12:35:13+00:00

Canada’s 10 most in-demand jobs for 2018 and their salaries

2018-08-30T14:28:56+00:00

Canada’s 10 most in-demand jobs for 2018 and their salaries By Leslie Young  Senior National Online Journalist, Health  Global News There has hardly ever been a better time to be looking for a job in Canada. With the economy firing on all cylinders, unemployment fell to 5.7 percent in December, a level this country hasn’t seen in at least 40 years. And things seem to be continuing in that vein for 2018. Job openings are popping up all over, but there’s a handful of roles that top rankings across Canada and across a variety of industries in terms of the sheer [...]

Canada’s 10 most in-demand jobs for 2018 and their salaries2018-08-30T14:28:56+00:00

Canadians support separate schools for arts, vocational training and special needs

2018-08-30T13:03:58+00:00

Canadians support separate schools for arts, vocational training and special needs By Leslie Young  Senior National Online Journalist, Health  Global News A strong majority of Canadians support separate schools for arts and vocational-based training, and for students with special needs, but most do not support other kinds of separate schooling, according to a new poll. An Ipsos Reid poll conducted for Global News indicates that eight in 10 Canadians support arts or vocational schools, where students might focus on a particular fine-arts field or train in a skilled trade in addition to regular curriculum requirements. Arts and vocational schools are helping to fill [...]

Canadians support separate schools for arts, vocational training and special needs2018-08-30T13:03:58+00:00

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