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.

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Why hire graduates at your startup

It may have been the case in the past that graduates were drawn to large financial and professional services firms - joining corporate graduate schemes in search of high salaries and structured career progression. But in the last few years, startups have seized the attention of graduates who are hungry to learn, develop, gain new experiences and take on big responsibility. Working clo

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How to onboard graduates

A strategic and consistent onboarding process is key to helping new hires integrate into your business. Particularly in graduate recruitment, when candidates are likely to have limited experience in full-time employment, a clear onboarding plan is essential to help them settle in, integrate with your team, work effectively, and ultimately stay at your company. But onboarding doesn&rsq

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How to write a job description that will attract the best graduates

Graduate recruitment starts with attracting the right candidates to your business. A job description is often the very first thing a potential candidate reads about your company – and just like the first time you review a graduate CV, first impressions count. With thousands of companies all looking to hire graduates, crafting an attractive job description is crucial. T

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New Website Features - streamlining graduate recruitment

Our new website makes it easier than ever for businesses of all shapes and sizes to hire graduates. With a more streamlined look, a simplified user journey, and a wealth of useful employer content – check out the different features of our new website, and discover how our graduate recruitment services can help you with your hiring plans.

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10 ways to promote healthy eating at work - encouraging wellbeing for your graduate hires

The average employee spends at least one-third of their life at work. Unsurprisingly, then, the workplace becomes a hugely influential environment – somewhere that can inspire either healthy, or unhealthy, behaviour. Although most graduate employers would recognise the value of a nutritious diet and an active lifestyle for their employees’ personal health, many d

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Your business' digital footprint - how to manage your online identity

In today’s data-driven society, the term “digital footprint”, which refers to the trail of information that is left behind on the internet and social media, has become an increasingly common part of our vocabulary. And although it is often associated with personal information, it is also crucial for businesses to consider the trail of data that they leave online, and

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How to manage stress in the workplace

Stress in the workplace can be hugely detrimental to businesses - in fact, it’s estimated that work-related stress accounts for over 13 million absences, and costs about £3.7 billion, every year. Not only is stress in the workplace likely to have a negative impact on performance, but it can also h

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Addressing graduate salary inequality

    Women face salary inequality from their very first job. In fact,

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What makes graduates happy at work?

It’s no secret that happy employees tend to be more productive, better team players, and will be likely to stay at the company for a much longer time. Employee happiness will have a marked impact upon the success of any business – so it couldn’t be more important to take steps to ensure that it is achieved. Studies have confirmed that salary doesn’t dictate hap

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How to run a successful graduate assessment day

A well-organised and objective-focused assessment day can offer a whole host of benefits for graduate recruitment. Unlike standardised interview processes, assessment days have the scope to evaluate all aspects of a candidate’s personality, skills, culture fit and potential, so they present graduate employers with a golden opportunity – being able to differentiate between candidates