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Graduate market report

Since the Brexit vote last year there has been much discussion on what impact the vote may have on the recruitment and retention of talented graduates. In the Graduate Market Report 2017, published by Highfliers, it was found that the UK’s top employers were set to increase their graduate recruitment by 4.3 percent. Comment from Melissa North - Sopra Banking Software.

Article by: Melissa North | Published: 3 September 2017

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Seven graduate Recruitment Lessons Of 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, we summarise seven essential graduate recruitment lessons highlighted on our blogs this year. Article from Kate Smedley - Advorto.

Article by: Kate Smedley - Advorto. | Published: 16 December 2016

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Graduate Recruitment: Your Questions Answered

Despite fears over Brexit, graduate recruitment is on the rise in 2016 but many employers find the hiring process problematic. Here, we provide answers to the most pressing issues facing HR.

Article by: | Published: 26 August 2016

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Professional hiring forecast in face of Brexit uncertainty

Contract vacancies within financial services booming; Permanent opportunities increase 2 percent year-on-year; Financial services vacancies up 13 percent; Contract vacancies rise by 7 percent year-on-year. Average salaries up 5.1 percent.

Article by: | Published: 1 April 2016

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Communicating the importance of saving to grads

New graduates are part of that much-researched demographic, gen Y, and as a result there is a great deal of data out there that gives us some indication to their lifestyle preferences when they enter the workforce. But what is clear, is that the current intake of graduates are unlike any generation that has gone before.

Article by: | Published: 5 October 2015

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What Britain’s Learning Report revealed

The What Britain’s Learning Report from Udemy, the global online education marketplace, reveals that 390,000 UK students taking 1.3 million courses are turning to online learning to keep up with the pace of change in working life and manage their wellbeing. This is the first report of its kind on online learning in the UK.

Article by: | Published: 23 September 2015

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Job prospects for 2015 grads

This year’s flood of graduates will have significantly more positions to choose from than last year’s university leavers, which has helped lift the number of total available vacancies to a new post-recession record

Article by: | Published: 2 July 2015

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Too much competition” for jobs, say two thirds of students and graduates

Two thirds of students and graduates said there is too much competition for jobs in the Milkround Student and Graduate Career Confidence Report 2015. The results of the recruitment specialist's annual survey of more than 5,600 students and graduates were revealed at a breakfast briefing last week (Friday, May 15th).

Article by: | Published: 21 May 2015