So we’re quickly heading towards the end of the week, and as such it’s time for #4 in our pick of the best of 2014.

Today we’re sharing an article which appeared for the NCUB, a body which develops and promotes world-class collaboration between universities and businesses across the country.

Based on our own experiences of working with the University of Reading on our KTP project, the piece calls for more conversations between academia and businesses in order to effect change.

To improve employability, strengthen links between education and employers and develop the skills we need from our graduates in today’s rapidly changing landscape.

Read it now: Academic and business collaboration at a local level

Catch up:

#3. Solving the engineering skills shortage

#2. The secret to true flexible working

#1. The 5 reasons you should be video interviewing

About the author

Hannah Vincent

From candidate experience to flexible working, and from supporting graduates to ATS reports; Hannah's written it all over the years! Hannah has contributed to publications as diverse as The Guardian, UK Recruiter and University Business. She is also the wordsmith behind our whitepapers and guides, from GDPR to Employee Volunteering.