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After A-levels: can we get over the careers advice gap?

The British Chambers of Commerce has argued that the Government places too much emphasis on exams. Betsy Kendall, COO of business psychology firm OPP, asks: how can employers and higher education institutes find out what motivates their future recruits beyond their exam results?

As the dust settles after another year of A-level results and students begin to map out their next move, the British Chambers of Commerce has called for a reduced emphasis on exams and hitting targets because it has "robbed" school leavers of the basic skills needed to succeed in the world of work.