Graduate Recruitment Blog

 

As the UK’s graduate recruitment specialists, we’re always looking to share our extensive knowledge of the market – including hiring trends, onboarding best practice and industry analysis.

Graduate employment statistics - Q2, 2019
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Graduate employment statistics - Q2, 2019

  Quarter 2 of 2019 saw us receive over 30,000 applications, across 20+ different sectors. As a result, we’ve again been able to compile a significant amount of data on the graduate jobs market. The following report contains information on graduate starting salaries, gender representation, and the most in-demand roles for businesses, as well as information on what

Employer interview questions to ask candidates
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Employer interview questions to ask candidates

  We always advise graduates to prepare for a job interview; and the same goes for employers. In an interview, the aim is to gain as much information about a candidate to determine whether or not they are right for a role. Given that you will already have

21 team building activities
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21 team building activities

  With employee retention always a hot topic, finding different ways to keep graduates engaged and motivated is a huge priority for employers across every sector. Time and time again, we talk about how company culture is the key to successful graduate recruitment and

How to build a resilient team
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How to build a resilient team

Charlotte Wiseman is a positive organisational psychology consultant and researcher, known for her pioneering work in the field of mental fitness. It was her own personal journey overcoming chronic stress, anxiety and depression that first led her to explore mindfulness and positive psychology in 2009; leaving her

Why FinTech companies should hire graduates
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Why FinTech companies should hire graduates

  FinTech Sector Overview   The FinTech sector has witnessed unprecedented growth over the course of the last few years. In Britain, financial technology is a £20 billion industry, w

How to create a CSR policy
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How to create a CSR policy

  Over the course of the last decade, companies of all shapes and sizes have focused increasingly on corporate social responsibility. In fact, of the 250 largest companies in the world, 93% produced a CSR report in 2017, declaring

How to make the right hire
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How to make the right hire

  Regardless of whether you have a team of 5 or 5000, one of the most important parts of growing a business is hiring the right people – those who will add value, and be a good culture fit for your company.   Graduates can be a great ma

Employee retention - how to retain graduates
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Employee retention - how to retain graduates

  What is employee retention?   Employee retention refers to a business’ ability to keep talented employees at the company, and subsequently reduce employee turnover.   With the cost of replacing them so high (in terms of money, morale and reputation), it is crucial for business leaders to focus their efforts on employee

How to promote sustainability in your office
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How to promote sustainability in your office

  Why promote sustainability in the office?   Promoting a greener workplace doesn’t just have positive effects for the environment, but can also save money, improve a company’s reputation, and contribute to a more productive and motivated team. Check out more tips on

Why supporting charity is good for business
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Why supporting charity is good for business

  It’s well documented that donating to charity is not only good for the cause itself, but can also be deeply rewarding on a personal level.   For businesses, the benefits that come from supporting charity go even further. From improving morale, motivation and collaboration within your team, to defining your corporate identity and widening your netw