Degree fraud affecting nearly half of UK businesses - Global Education Times (GET News)

Degree fraud affecting nearly half of UK businesses

A survey by Prospects has found that half of UK employers have been victims of degree fraud.

The Prospects study also found that many of these employers do not take sufficient steps to protect their business against further fraud.

The survey revealed that as much as 49% of large businesses and 48% of SMEs in the UK have faced candidates who have lied about a degree qualification (for example, individuals who were found to be inflating a grade or even falsely claiming to possess a degree).

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How students can stand out to recruiters - Global Education Times (GET News)

How students can stand out to recruiters

With January marking the beginning of the graduate recruitment season, many students begin to think about how they can stand out within an increasingly competitive graduate job market.

A recruiter will take an average of 6 seconds to review a CV, so it is crucial that students grab their attention from the get-go.

Georgios Chiotis, Director of Brand and Marketing at Scape, explains what steps students can take to stand out to recruiters in the early stages of interviews.

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