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Graduate training and development: current trends and issues

Graduate training and development: current trends and issues Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to introduce a selection of papers on the subject of graduate training and development, covering current trends and issues. Design/methodology/approach – The paper outlines the special issue which identifies developments in the field of training for graduates, recruitment, their transition to work, and their continuous development. Findings – The papers discuss various ways that generational differences play in competitiveness and success among graduates and it is argued that “Generation Y” possess very different characteristics from their predecessor generations. Companies have become more wise to recruitment, managing the pool of talent with potential positions in mind. Originality/value – This paper, a part of the special issue, considers recent developments in the field of graduate recruitment and development. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Education + Training Emerald Publishing

Graduate training and development: current trends and issues

Education + Training , Volume 50 (5): 9 – Jun 27, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0040-0912
DOI
10.1108/00400910810889048
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to introduce a selection of papers on the subject of graduate training and development, covering current trends and issues. Design/methodology/approach – The paper outlines the special issue which identifies developments in the field of training for graduates, recruitment, their transition to work, and their continuous development. Findings – The papers discuss various ways that generational differences play in competitiveness and success among graduates and it is argued that “Generation Y” possess very different characteristics from their predecessor generations. Companies have become more wise to recruitment, managing the pool of talent with potential positions in mind. Originality/value – This paper, a part of the special issue, considers recent developments in the field of graduate recruitment and development.

Journal

Education + TrainingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 27, 2008

Keywords: Graduates; Training; Human resource development; Recruitment; Transition management

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