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As workplaces evolve, so do employers’ demands and expectations: grades may now be far less important than they once were. Heather Byrne, managing director of the career development office at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, says “employers are really looking for well-rounded individuals.” Jaguar Land Rover looks for candidates who demonstrate a “range of skills which the business values such as problem solving, working in teams and a willingness to learn”. Ultimately, whatever results you graduate with, “within five years nobody actually cares,” Jonathan Black, director of the Careers Service at the University of Oxford, adds.

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