I’ve just published an article in Graduate Market Trends which talks about career development, the graduate labour market and social justice.
Hooley, T. (2015). Who wins the rat race? Social justice and the graduate labour market. Graduate Market Trends, Autumn, 8-9.
“Even if you win the rate race, you’re still a rat”.
We often hear that we are in a ‘war for talent’. The language of war certainly makes graduate recruitment sound more exciting, but it has some negative connotations. War has winners and losers and those who lose end up dead or damaged. Is this really the best metaphor?