Measure Success – Your Graduate Recruitment Process

It’s essential, with your Graduate Recruitment Campaign, to measure success – especially if you are to improve your outcomes, year-on-year. Measuring everything isn’t always as beneficial as you may think. If you are time-poor, and thin on resources – which metrics are likely to give you the most meaningful data? Offer Rejection Rate How many … Continue reading Measure Success – Your Graduate Recruitment Process

When is the Best Time to Start Hiring Graduates?

We’ve already provided you with information on; the benefits of recruiting Graduates; the cost of recruiting Graduates; the best ways of assessing Graduates, and; how long it will take you to assess each Graduate application. So, you may have put some serious consideration into whether or not you want a Graduate Recruitment Programme. The missing … Continue reading When is the Best Time to Start Hiring Graduates?

How to Assess your Graduates

  “4 out of 5 hiring managers would not go back to telephone interviewing having video interviewed candidates” David Dewey, Shortlister   The above is one of the stand-out figures from a survey conducted by Shortlister – one of the UK’s leading video interviewing platforms. Video interviewing is becoming the adopted screening and assessment method … Continue reading How to Assess your Graduates

How Much Does It Cost to Hire Graduates?

You’ve built your case on why you think your company should hire Graduates; you’ve taken steps to understand the competition – now, you need to know how much you can expect it to cost you. Recruiting Graduates, like recruiting any employee, is an investment – the size of which is influenced by a number of … Continue reading How Much Does It Cost to Hire Graduates?

Why Should I Recruit Graduates?

At the end of the 2014/15 academic year, there were just over 1.5 million Graduates, all looking for jobs. Each of them – ready to get down to work, and start building a career for themselves. Recruiting Graduates is bigger than ever! A Graduate Programme is a way of bridging the gap between academic and working … Continue reading Why Should I Recruit Graduates?

How to Find Your Perfect Graduate Recruitment Partner

Why work with a graduate recruitment partner? Working with a graduate recruitment partner can be a great solution for attracting high calibre graduates. After all, the entire process of attracting, recruiting and retaining top graduate talent is more important than ever before due to the high mobility of the graduate workforce and rising competition for … Continue reading How to Find Your Perfect Graduate Recruitment Partner

Industrial Placements and Recruiting to your graduate advantage

As Industrial Placement schemes gain more popularity, we thought it would be interesting to review their impact on graduate retention rates – particularly since most firms offer industrial placement students the promise of a graduate role upon completion of their degree. With 2016 set out to be a year of economic growth due to increased … Continue reading Industrial Placements and Recruiting to your graduate advantage

Graduates, Trends and becoming #FutureReady

We made an appearance at PebblePad’s Symposium on Wednesday 2nd December. With a focus on the impact technology has made in graduate recruitment and employability, we presented our thoughts on graduates, recruiting trends and how to create a new generation of Future Ready learners. 1. Academics Anonymous? More recently, we’ve seen companies, such as PwC, … Continue reading Graduates, Trends and becoming #FutureReady

Danone Named in Times’ Top 100 Graduate Employers

We are extremely proud to be working in partnership with Danone who have recently been voted as one of The Times’ Top 100 Graduate Employers. Cohesion has assisted Danone with their graduate recruitment since 2011 and we were thrilled to learn that they had been named in the top 100. We spoke to Lizzie Mooney, HR & Graduate Recruitment … Continue reading Danone Named in Times’ Top 100 Graduate Employers

‘Register your interest’ is sweeping the graduate nation!

Do you currently operate a register your interest function for graduate recruitment? If your answer is no, then our question for you is… why not? One of the actions we often discuss with our clients is how to develop a “register your interest” (RYI) option, which has the ability to create a pool of candidates in advance, for … Continue reading ‘Register your interest’ is sweeping the graduate nation!