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

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Student Recruitment
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Know what sort of workplaces graduates are looking for? »
Research from PowWowNow found that 64% of workers aged between 22-37 (Millennials) want to work remotely.  The res...
07 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women choose employers based on gender pay gap »
A recent poll conducted by the Equality and Human Rights Commission says that 61% of women would take an organisation...
06 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do graduates need to move to London? »
Samantha Pemberton, HR senior manager at PwC Isle of man, thinks they don't. She says skilled graduates are need across t...
31 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget update for graduate and apprentice employers »
Chancellor Philip Hammond ‘condensed’ his 107-page budget book into a 71-minute speech on Monday. At least it was shorter...
30 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
US investment banks to delay recruitment timeline »
Over the years the investment banking recruitment timeline has become earlier and earlier. However, some are beginning...
15 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
EY halves its recruitment process by dropping final stage interviews »
EY announced it will drop final stage interviews in its student recruitment process. Its aim is to increase diversity and...
10 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three-quarters of applicants abandon online job application forms »
Could your online application form be putting prospective job applicants off? According to the Hays What Workers Want r...
10 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISE member, Barclays, launches a new graduate fund »
54% of graduates turn down job interviews because they can’t afford to attend.  To help graduates focus on securin...
04 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PwC voted best graduate employer - again »
PwC has been voted the number one UK graduate employer for the 15th year in a row. The other Big Four accountancy firms...
01 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Twenty percent of Irish graduates intend seek jobs abroad »
Ireland’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers list was published today.  The publication surveyed over 15,000 students...
01 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Millennials salaries and career ambitions not in line with reality »
Data from the Office for National Statistics found significant differences between the salary and career expectations of 1...
26 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accountancy firms: how to compete for talent »
Recruiting is expensive so it is advisable that firms should invest in their employee value proposition to avoid losing st...
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...

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