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

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Student Recruitment
11 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK workers spend £205 a month on work related expenses - CV Library »
CV Library reveals that UK workers spend on average £2,460 on work-related expenses such as travel, lunch and stationery....
10 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unlocked attracting graduates to work in prisons »
ISE member Unlocked, a charity established to attract graduate talent to work in the UK prison service, is in the news to...
10 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Work placements could help build your talent pipeline »
The new chief executive of the Office for Students, Nicola Dandridge, said last week that universities and employers...
06 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study reviews top industries for graduate jobs »
IT and engineering lead the way - study reviews top graduate salaries, work perks, regional opportunities and skills requi...
06 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interviewer training needed to ensure quality candidate experience »
Survey discovers majority of hiring managers are asking potentially illegal questions and possibly losing out on potential...
29 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research reveals training and mentoring stops grads leaving roles »
Key findings from Milkround's Candidate Compass report 2018: • New research from Milkround finds over half (55%) of n...
22 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers not ready to offer T-level placements »
CIPD research reveals that employers are unprepared to offer T-level placements.  T-level students will be require...
22 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is there a shortage of STEM skilled graduates? »
A study reveals that a high proportion of newly qualified STEM graduates either choose not to work in STEM roles or cannot...
20 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mixed bag for graduates »
Research from XpertHR reveals that while demand for graduates remains high, salaries have not increased in a decade.&...
16 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Focus on NATS recruitment drive »
NATS research reveals that only 6% of 16-25s have ever received advice on careers in aviation. To coincide with A-...
15 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers pay attention to your online presence »
We've heard a lot about background checks on candidates, but it works both ways.  A survey conducted by Indeed, fo...
31 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiters support government on summer jobs for teens »
In an attempt to quell the decline in teens taking summer jobs, the government has placed 20,000 jobs on Find a Job websit...
16 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What does a UK graduate engineer earn? »
Research reveals that graduate/junior engineers earn, on average, £30,557 per year in 2018; compared to an average of £...
12 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduates choosing further study over employment »
With nearly 16% of graduates going into further study in 2017 it has been reported that graduates are becoming increasingl...
12 July 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Graduates looking for careers with social purpose »
A career in the public sector can offer the meaningful career current graduates are after. Places are highly sought aft...
12 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
EY major recruitment expansion in Ireland »
EY has announced plans to create 520 new jobs in Ireland including 305 graduate roles.    Read more on Th...
04 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PwC to ban all-male job shortlists »
Big Four firm PwC has announced it will no longer permit all-male job shortlists, in a bid to tackle its gender pay gap.&n...
02 July 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
PwC aims to make their workplace more accessible to people from disadvantaged backgrounds »
PwC's social mobility programme launched in April and aims to make the firm more accessible to people from all backgrounds...
28 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How brands are tackling the gender gap »
“It’s not about having a woman at the top, it’s about having those stairs where women can see themselves going to the next...
20 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mind your language: where tech can help »
Research has shown that some words such as "manage" puts women off applying. Changing the word to "develop" can help attra...
20 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Gendered" language in job advertisements leading to inequality? »
Words such as ‘driven’, authoritative’ and ‘ambitious’ and the frequency they are repeated in a job advertisement can dete...
14 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal Cheek launches new iPhone app for graduate recruitment »
Legal Cheek has just launched a graduate-recruitment focussed app.  As well as organisation profiles, it is also c...
13 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Milkrounds still popular with graduate recruiters »
Research from Alexander Mann Solutions reveals that although recruiters are increasingly using digital technologies to tar...
11 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCN Changes Name to Oleeo »
World Careers Network (WCN), the talent acquisition pioneer first established in 1995, announced a new brand identity, Ol...
07 June 2018
Graduate schemes preying on young people »
Opinion piece in The Guardian by Jolyon Maugham which calls for protection for young people against "rapacious" emplo...
07 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Love Island or Oxbridge »
ITV's Love Island received more applications than Oxford or Cambridge in 2017.  The Guardian provides a cost-...
22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
School Leaver Awards 2018 winners »
The winners of this year's School Leaver Awards 2018 were announced last week.  Our chief executive Stephen I...
22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dell on attracting more women: "We like our employees to reflect our customers" »
Dell's graduate recruitment has a 50% female intake.  How do they do it? Dell is careful to ensure all their...
15 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiters turning away from traditional approaches »
In the effort to attract a diverse pool of talent, brands are abandoning CVs and traditional methods.  So what are...
14 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study says graduates turning their back on graduate employment »
Study says more than half of the current university leavers are considering self-employment. The study was conducted by So...
26 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer Brand Management Award winners announced »
The winners of the 2018 Employer Brand Management Awards were announced last week. Teach First and Tonic won the Grand...
23 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
City graduate schemes increasingly using robots to interview candidates »
City graduate employers, including Goldman Sachs and Unilever are increasingly using robots to conduct interviews. ...
18 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Few UK graduates consider a career in sales »
Research conducted by Inspiring Interns, revealed that only two in ten university students would consider a career in sale...
12 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduates shun employers with large gender pay gaps »
New research suggests that employers with large gender pay gaps are being seen as less attractive by graduates. The res...
05 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate employers gender pay gap »
Figures show many graduate employers are paying women a third less than their male colleagues.  Furthermore, it wa...

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