Is A Bigger Salary The Only Way To Retain Graduate Talent?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 23 Mar 2016

Attracting and retaining the best available graduate talent will become more problematic for employers as the skills gap widens in sectors such as tech and engineering. The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has found that just under 10% of graduates leave within a year of completing their initial training programme. Over 90% of employers lose graduate talent to a competitor offering a higher salary. 

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Will Graduate Recruitment Be Obsolete By 2041?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 10 Mar 2016

A new survey from CV Library suggests that the value of the degree is declining by 2% every year. At current levels it suggests that the degree will be obsolete by 2041 – and with it graduate recruitment.

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Is Gamification The Key To Your Graduate Recruitment Success In 2016?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 24 Feb 2016

Your 2016 graduate recruitment strategy may not be as robust as you believe. A recent report from High Fliers market research suggests that UK employers will be ‘fighting it out’ to recruit top graduate talent this year. For employers keen to hire the best candidates before their competitors, gamification could be the key.

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8 Ways To Fix Your Graduate Recruitment Process

Posted by Kate Smedley on 10 Feb 2016

Hiring processes for young people are broken and jeopardise the ability of employers to attract graduates. That’s according to a new report from Business in the Community (BITC) and City and Guilds Group which found that one in five young people were put off by a company following a bad candidate experience. Businesses are being urged to change their recruitment strategies to attract the talent they need to compete.

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Topics: graduate recruitment

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