Graduates

Employers can use XpertHR to assess graduate recruitment and starting salaries. Find out about the general state of the graduate labour market and whether there is growth or decline in graduate vacancies and graduate starting salaries. We reveal how employers go about attracting the best candidates and the selection methods used.


Pink Squid and Vodafone are class act at RAD Awards 2021

Vodafone and Pink Squid received the 2021 Work of the Year at the 2021 RAD Awards, hosted online yesterday evening...

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New graduate visa route aimed at retaining ‘brightest and best’

11 Mar 2021

Students on the graduate route will be able to work or look for work after their studies for two to three years.

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Why it’s time to reset candidate expectations

24 Feb 2021

To avoid damaging skills gaps and to make use of the talent that's still out there, businesses need to rethink their recruitment strategies as the Covid crisis recedes.

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The 2021 RAD Awards shortlist revealed

18 Feb 2021

The shortlist for the 2021 RAD Awards – which celebrate excellence in employer branding, talent attraction and recruitment advertising –...

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Social mobility: Why the data shows it works

17 Feb 2021

Many organisations still recruit based on educational background based on assumptions around prestige and performance. But the data suggests a different story.

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Students opt for technology and business over arts subjects

4 Feb 2021

Computing, medicine and engineering subjects continue to gain popularity for students, university entry figures have revealed.

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 winners: NHS praised for Covid response

27 Nov 2020

NHS England and Improvement has been crowned the overall winner at this...

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Collapse in internships ‘worrying’ for talent pipeline

11 Nov 2020

The number of graduate jobs available have fallen this year, but a dramatic reduction in the number of work experience...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Innovation in Recruitment shortlist

2 Nov 2020

With just a few weeks until we celebrate the Personnel Today Awards 2020, we profile the shortlisted organisations. The latest...

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RAD Awards 2021 open for entries

9 Oct 2020

The 2021 RAD Awards have opened for entries as the search for the very best in employer branding, talent attraction...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Graduate Scheme shortlist

2 Oct 2020

As we prepare to celebrate the Personnel Today Awards on 26 November, it’s time to begin showcasing those organisations that...

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Why virtual onboarding can still be a warm welcome

9 Sep 2020

It may be a tough labour market at the moment, but a number of key sectors continue to hire and...

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Is the graduate jobs market as bleak as the headlines suggest?

4 Sep 2020

The class of 2020 is facing one of the most challenging jobs markets ever experienced, with reports suggesting graduate schemes...

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Graduate recruitment down by almost a third in some countries

15 Jul 2020

The graduate hiring market is down by almost a third in some countries due to the coronavirus, the Institute of...

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Government must act to prevent mass youth unemployment

3 Jul 2020

Measures need to be urgently implemented to avoid mass youth unemployment, and should include employers being incentivised...

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