Qualifications are less likely to be checked the further away from graduation day a candidate gets, but the Higher Education Degree Datacheck (HEDD) warns of temptation to embellish on CVs due to pressure from the new ‘2.1’ wave of graduates.
The Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU) has partnered with The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) to provide the government with evidence on the approach to graduate recruitment undertaken by employers.
The latest ABC audit (October 2013) has confirmed that leading graduate careers and jobs website prospects.ac.uk has reached a record two million unique browsers – or the equivalent of 22 full Wembley stadiums visiting the website every month and almost 10 times that of its closest competitor(1).
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