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

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Student Recruitment
01 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
RAD Awards 2019 winners announced »
The winners of the 2019 RAD Awards have been announced, following last night’s awards ceremony at London’s Grosvenor...
24 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
6 trending elements for successful recruiting process »
Randstad Sourceright’s research highlighted crucial talent rends that HR leaders should keep an eye on in 2019:...
21 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to employ top skilled talent in the digital age »
Skills shortage forced employers to improve their approach to candidates in order to give them a competitive edge. To...
16 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Ghosting’: a growing trend in recruitment »
Recruiters are dealing with vanishing candidates with increasing regularity.  The worrying trend showing no signs...
09 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
4 steps to stay ahead in the search for top talent »
Too many employers are focused on a ‘traditional’ approach, which means searching for new talent only when a vacancy appea...
19 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The growing success of employee referral programs »
Many businesses are using employee referral programs to get hires that share organisational values and reduce recruitment...
14 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NUE Awards 2019 shortlist announced »
The shortlisted entries for the 2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards have been revealed. In its tenth yea...
11 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Only 6% of 16-23 year-olds are considering a career in manufacturing »
Young people are reluctant to take up a career in manufacturing, according to Barclays Corporate Banking Manufacturing rep...
10 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal recruitment: pros and cons of recruiting two years in advance »
Pros: 1. Certainty 2. Students have time to mature in two years 3. Students can secure funding from law firms...
10 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glassdoor announces best places to work in UK for 2019 »
See who's made Glassdoor's top 10 best employers to work for in 2019.  Read more on CNBC >  
10 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deliver on employer branding promise to retain grads »
Some organisations' position themselves as a top graduate employer, but the reality does not match candidates' expectation...
03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to recruit Gen Z »
Greg Tomb, President of SAP SuccessFactors, shares three strategies for attracting and retaining Generation Z. 1. Offer...
03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer branding: where to start? »
1. Understand your company's core strengths 2. Develop a narrative and positioning with stories 3. Recruit brand amb...
03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiting teachers is not easy in a highly competitive graduate recruitment market »
Recruiting teachers is a uphill struggle as there are so many options for graduates.  Tes reports that as a result...
27 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creating an employer brand »
The war for tech talent in Asia means companies can no longer just compete on salary and benefits alone.  Instea...
26 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are your unpaid internships illegal? »
Research reveals that up to 50% of employers are unaware that most of the unpaid internships are probably illegal. ...
26 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer branding - why focus on it? »
What is employer branding?  It is how your company promotes itself in a unique way specifically to attract and ret...
20 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Theresa May addresses skills, employment and early talent at the CBI conference »
Stephen Isherwood @isherwood_ise   EU queue jumpers, diversity dinosaurs and a top CEO who knows about bli...
14 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tech company Allstate working with first year undergrads »
Northern Ireland's largest tech company, Allstate, has adopted a new approach to graduate recruitment.  First-year...
13 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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...

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