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Employers shunning traditional school qualifications

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

UK employers are shunning traditional school qualifications according to new research from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Just 22% of employers think qualifications are an important factor when considering who to hire while 88% focus on candidates’ skills. The research findings substantiate the CBI’s First Steps report on school reform, published today, which calls […]

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Understanding employers attitudes towards skills and qualifications

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

New research by AAT has shown that 92% of employers expect to increase or maintain their training budgets next year, despite the sluggish economy. So why is this, what specific skills are employers looking for, and how do they expect to develop them? To answer these questions, AAT hosted a roundtable event with a number […]

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