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Student Recruitment
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...
29 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BT uses virtual reality to recruit graduates and apprentices »
Using virtual reality technology, BT have created an assessment process that asks potential candidates to complete a serie...
29 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2018 winners »
The winners of the 2018 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced last night. IBM won the Graduat...
21 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regional cities skills shortage as graduates head to London »
A study compiled by WPI Strategy group, found that in the East Midlands 55.5% of graduates left the area to find work shor...
21 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increase in oil and gas recruitment »
An increase in oil prices has sparked a growth in oil and gas recruitment.  There are signs of a renewed confidenc...
20 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest German BURGER KING® recruitment campaign is all about fire »
German BURGER KING®'s new recruitment campaign is all about fire.  The campaign uses images of young people from a...
14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New online resource for student and graduate labour market information »
Prospects has launched Luminate, an online resource for school leaver, student and graduate labour market information....
14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marketing graduate schemes - who is doing what »
Marketing Week looks at what employers are doing to attract marketers into their industries.  Although all big bra...
12 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 finalists »
The shortlist for the Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 has been announced.  The awards will take place in Lon...
26 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate recruitment trends »
2018 trends to watch 1. Emphasis on behaviour rather than qualifications 2. Shift to mobile applications 3. Ar...
20 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tourism Fiji launches "the ultimate graduate scheme" »
The tourist board’s programme, Degree2Fiji, includes a month-long stay in the island country in June 2018 to “encourage co...
14 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Intense battle for strongest graduates »
A new report by WCN and Universum highlights the increasing candidate expectations employers face when recruiting. The...

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