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A summary of news articles on graduate/student recruitment and development. 

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Coronavius (COVID-19) updates
06 April 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
COVID-19 Bulletin #2 »
This is the second of a series of bulletins produced by ISE to update members on key data and policy on COVID-19. This cov...
31 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 Bulletin #1 »
This is the first of a series of bulletins produced by ISE to update members on key data and policy on COVID-19. This cove...

Student Recruitment
02 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Round-up 2 April 2020 »
Whilst it will take a few weeks to understand the impact of coronavirus on student jobs, vacancy data shows that employer...
26 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Round-up 26 March 2020 »
Whilst the likely negative impact on graduate and apprentice hiring this year was widely reported, some sectors of the e...
19 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISE news summary »
Will the coronavirus crisis hit the graduate jobs market? Evidence from China suggests it could as graduate job opportuni...
11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISE News Summary »
If you haven’t got the time to read all 128 pages of Budget 2020 , skip to page 48 for the skills initiatives announced b...
05 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISE News Summary »
Asking applicants to swim 100 yards with their hands and feet bound might sound extreme, but it’s a test the US Army uses...

Technology & Innovation
16 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cappfinity partners with Linklaters to improve talent acquisition »
Linklaters has developed a new assessment platform in partnership with Cappfinity, a strengths-based assessment company....
19 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decision algorithms are biased 'across the board', AI expert says »
Recruitment algorithms should be tested on hundreds of thousands of people in order to eliminate inherited biases, accordi...
28 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shortage of talent is standing in the way of implementing AI, research says »
A study conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Rainbird found that the main reason behind firms not adopting artificial i...
24 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why it's important to review your digital tools »
Digital revolution and industry's trends are changing the way recruitment agencies look for and engage talent. ...
09 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four fifths of tech startups intend to hire more staff »
Nearly four fifths of young tech companies (79%) are planning to increase staff numbers in the next quarter, according to...

Apprenticeships
20 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Former apprentice Gillian Keegan appointed Apprenticeships and Skills Minister »
Gillian Keegan, the first degree level apprentice in the House of Commons, has been appointed as the new Apprenticeships a...
20 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers fail to spend £400m of apprenticeship funding »
Figures obtained by the BBC revealed that at least 55 of the largest employers in England have each lost more than £1m las...
06 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer guide to apprenticeships »
Karen Taylor, Head of Apprenticeships at The London Institute of Banking & Finance, explains how to get started with a...
06 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Apprenticeship Week launches »
Celebrating the diversity in apprenticeships, National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 3 to 9 February 2020. ...
05 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents urged to rethink apprenticeships »
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has urged parents to 'look beyond stereotypes' of apprenticeships.  More th...

Diversity & Inclusion
13 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is your apprenticeship LGBT-friendly? »
Unionlearn, the learning and skills organisation of the TUC, has published the first ever LGBT-inclusive guide to apprenti...
13 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How employers can improve social mobility »
According to the Social Mobility Foundation research, 62% of graduate hires come from the 24 Russell Group universities. H...
12 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to increase female leadership in your organisation »
Although women make up almost a half (47%) of the UK workforce, the number of female STEM workers is decreasing. Furthermo...
06 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Making apprenticeships more accessible to neurodiverse talent »
Hiring neurodiverse staff can bring your business a range of benefits.  Some employers are now changing their re...
30 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stonewall reveals its Top 100 employers »
Stonewall unveiled its Top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers, with Newcastle City Council taking the top spot.  Other...

Student Development
20 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CEOs do not interact with their employees enough »
According to research from Unit4, 14% of UK employees think their CEO is unapproachable.  Furthermore, more than...
23 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How job crafting can create a more personalised people experience »
Rob Baker, founder and director of HR consultancy Tailored Thinking, encourages employers to enable their workers to craft...
03 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers expecting to increase investment in training »
A majority of employers (84%) are expecting to maintain or increase investment in training their staff, according to new s...
26 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four in five workers would like more training at work »
Nearly four in five UK workers (77%) would like more training at work, according to research commissioned by the Associati...
20 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health & Safety experts urge the next government to address workplace health »
The total number of working days lost due to work-related stress, anxiety and depression in 2018-19 was 12.8 million days,...

Education
20 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HE issues await the new universities minister »
The new universities minister Michelle Donelan faces many HE issue after last week's cabinet reshuffle. Stephen Isherwood,...
13 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minister urges schools to open doors to colleges promoting vocational courses »
Lord Agnew, Minister for the School System, has written to all schools in England urging them to give access to colleges a...
30 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New maths GCSE curriculum proposed »
A new maths GCSE curriculum would focus on applying maths in 'everyday life and work', says MEI. The maths education ch...
16 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
PM insists the Erasmus+ scheme is not under threat »
Boris Johnson said that the UK will "continue to participate" in the Erasmus+ mobility programme after Brexit. Last w...
16 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government seeks providers for third wave of T Levels »
The Department for Education (DfE) is inviting "high performing" providers to apply to deliver the new technical qualifica...

Employability and skills
02 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
More teenagers setting up businesses, research suggests »
The number of teenagers setting up their own businesses has increased by 700% in the past decade, study suggests. ...
15 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students want better career guidance, survey says »
New research released from AVADO has revealed that 73% of school leavers are planning on going to university when they fin...
23 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How tech parents view 'soft skills' and education »
Rachel Wolf, founding partner at Public First and former education adviser at No 10, worked with trade association techUK...

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