University careers services should act more like recruitment agencies | Higher Education and academic research |

Career centres need to rethink their approach, says Zahir Irani, and provide a more personalised service that gets students jobs.

Many of you will have visited a university careers centre at some point, but most likely at a time when there were many more opportunities open to graduates and career paths were much more certain. These days, graduates struggle to find a job, let alone map out a career structure spanning a decade or more. (...) - by Zahir Irani, The Guardian, Wednesday 17 July 2013