School leavers and graduates entering the labour market this year will find it harder to find employment as firms cut entry-level jobs by nearly a quarter, according to new research by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE).
Firms have scaled-down their recruitment of entry-level staff as they take steps to adjust for coronavirus. Institute of Student Employers (ISE), which represents some of the UK’s largest employers, found that more than a quarter (27%) of businesses are reducing the number of graduates they recruit this year and 23% will cut apprenticeship and school leaver programmes.
A survey by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has found that retention is generally high across graduate (72%) and school leaver (75%) programmes after three years, but that there is a higher propensity to leave among certain groups1 such as women and people from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the speakers for its annual Student Development Conference, which will be devoted to exploring how businesses can support the mental health and wellbeing of entry-level talent.
The entry-level jobs market is stagnant with only public sector and charity employers planning to substantially increase vacancies this year. Institute of Student Employer’s (ISE) Pulse Survey 2020 found that employers have substantially slowed down their graduate recruitment this year, which has the worst growth rate since 2016.
Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has launched a pre-election manifesto, representing the calls of hundreds of Britain’s largest employers who collectively bring tens of thousands of young people into high quality employment every year.
Institute of Student Employers’ (ISE) responds to Home Office announcement to allow international students to remain in the UK for two years after graduation to find work. This overturns Theresa May’s move to force overseas students to leave four months after finishing a degree.
Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive of the Institute of Student Employers, responds to the publication of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report on the impacts of international students in the UK.