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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...

18 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scots warming to apprenticeships »
A survey conducted by the Bank of Scotland revealed that Scots increasingly believe that apprenticeships offer the best ca...
28 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents warming to apprenticeships »
A survey commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Management (CMI) reveals that parents would recommend their child to a...
22 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
McDonald's to create 43k apprenticeships »
McDonald's is to create 43,000 apprenticeships across Europe by 2025.  It is part of a new initiative to reduce ba...
15 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alternatives to a degree »
Going to university is not the only option open to students. There are several alternatives: Degree apprenticesh...
15 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiters prefer work experience to degrees »
Research reveals employers prefer relevant experience and apprenticeships over university degrees. The research was co...

Degree Apprenticeships
13 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New degree apprenticeship centre for manufacturing sector »
Expected to open in 2019, the WMG Degree Apprenticeship Centre will focus on courses for engineering and manufacturing com...
15 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Degree apprenticeships debunked »
What is an degree apprenticeship? It allows students to earn money and gain experience and a degree at the same time.&n...
25 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Degree apprenticeships explained »
A degree apprenticeship allows people to gain a degree and get paid at the same time.  Candidates get both workpl...
10 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Degree apprenticeships will help your business »
**To note this article is an advertorial on The Guardian The University of Greenwich has repackaged the portfolio of pa...
11 January 2018
KPMG announces the launch of its digital degree apprenticeship »
'KPMG announces the launch of its digital degree apprenticeship, KPMG360° Digital, providing training and guidance to...

19 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Driverless cars: graduate skills shortage »
Research reveals that enrolments onto driverless car degree courses and apprenticeships is growing by just 2% and 3.9% res...
12 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
One in four graduates working in school leaver jobs »
Commenting on a new study from the OECD, the Guardian today reported that a quarter of graduates in England and Northern I...
10 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ofs seeks higher education providers and employers for pilot »
The Office for Students (OfS) is looking for a diverse range of higher education providers from across the UK to take pa...
06 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UUK post-study work visa proposal welcomed by minister »
Speaking at the recent Universities UK conference, UK Universities minister Sam Gyimah, indicated his support of the...
30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Queen's Belfast gets £500k to improve gender equality in STEM »
Queen's University Belfast plans to use the money to conduct research into the attitudes of academics who work in science,...

Diversity & Inclusion
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Ropes & Gray launches a hybrid recruitment scheme to tackle diversity »
The London branch of US law firm Ropes & Gray, has created a new recruitment process using both contextual recruitment...
18 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GSK takes a data-driven approach to diversity with help from Rare »
ISE member Rare, announced on 12 September that GlaxoSmithKline, also an ISE member , will use Contextual Recruitment in...
06 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increasing workplace diversity – the value of older workers »
Whilst progress is being made to recruit a more diverse workforce, report shows the 50+ demographic is still being overloo...
30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disability pay gap over £2.7K - tough action needed »
A new report published today by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) recommends tough action to close disabilit...
29 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top 5 grad employers for diversity - TARGETjobs »
Research conducted by TARGETjobs has revealed their top 5 graduate employers for diversity.  Thoughtworks...

09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Linkedin: Brexit already affecting HR »
Research from Linkedin shows that Brexit is affecting hiring strategies.  44% of recruiters surveyed said that Bre...
26 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
University leaders call for action to stop the fall in EU students post-Brexit »
Universities UK, the vice-chancellors’ umbrella body, is warning that without action universities will face a steep drop i...
27 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Migration Advisory Committee interim update on EEA workers in the UK labour market »
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) have published an interim update on EEA workers in the UK labour market summarising...
15 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK to stay in Erasmus student scheme until at least 2020 »
The UK will continue to take part in the Erasmus student exchange programme until at least the end of 2020.  Era...
27 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey shows half of UK construction workers concerned about post-Brexit skills gap »
Over half of construction workers in the UK  are concerned by the danger of a skills shortage as the country travels...

17 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate gender pay gap narrows - Australia »
Australia's Grattan Institute released their analysis of graduate earnings and employment outcomes on 16 September 2018. I...
28 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Many US graduates are underemployed - survey »
US research reveals that graduates' first job after graduation has a big impact on future earnings. Taking a non-graduate...
23 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is a T-shaped graduate? And why are they so valued in law? »
T-shaped graduates refer to graduates who have expert knowledge in a certain field but are also able to collaborate. ...
07 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In the spotlight: tech graduate programmes in Ireland »
Some of the largest tech companies are located in Ireland. Here is a look at 11 graduate programmes on offer to graduates...
24 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ten vacancies per graduate in Czech Republic »
Czech Republic's low unemployment is attracting graduates from across Europe, particularly from Greece. Labour office stat...

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