Measuring the graduate soft skills gap

In the second of a four-part series on graduate recruitment, Arctic Shores considers the widening divide between graduates’ workplace expectations and the realities – and what you can do to overcome it.   How best to explain to your child on their...

The four-day week mystique

  Taking the plunge.   That’s the feeling often bursting out from stories of businesses (or whole countries) switching to a four-day week. There’s always an element of uncertainty in such a radical change. This trepidation is understandable, and actually seems to...

Time to overhaul our definition of leadership

In the first post of our four-part soft skills series, we look at leadership, some misconceptions that surround it, and some key traits to look out for in your leaders of the future. Unlikely heroes   Professor McGonagle. Woody. Yoda.    A witch, a cowboy and an...

Want better graduates? Cut out the stress

In the first of a four-part series on graduate recruitment, Arctic Shores looks at some of the dangers of a stressful graduate candidate experience, and offers some advice on setting your candidates at ease.   Surf a graduate forum for a few minutes and you’ll quickly...