Category Archives: Graduate Recruitment

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 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

HIRING TOP TALENT JUST BECAME TRICKIER.

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) and High Fliers expect a busy year for businesses who want to invest in graduate recruitment – competition is at an all-time high to recruit new talent. It’s vital to get the upper hand to attract the right talent for your business. We partner with graduate employers to recruit future talent across … Continue reading HIRING TOP TALENT JUST BECAME TRICKIER.

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

Our Top Tips for Assessment Centres

So you’ve invested in a great attraction campaign, sifted through countless CVs, conducted all kinds of testing, but how do you execute an effective Assessment Centre? Assessment Centres are gaining traction and they’re a fantastic way to see how candidates will perform in tasks which are linked to their potential working environment.In order for an … Continue reading Our Top Tips for Assessment Centres

FUTURE PROOFING GRADUATE RECRUITMENT

Recently there have been a number of reports stating the difficulty that employers are having when it comes to filling graduate roles. This hasn’t gone unnoticed by recruiters and the Cohesion Graduate Recruitment Team has certainly seen a change in the market over recent years. The AGR did predict a rise in the number of roles … Continue reading FUTURE PROOFING GRADUATE RECRUITMENT

Competing for top talent in construction and engineering

Because competition is fierce when it comes to acquiring top talent. The construction and engineering industry is a broad sector that affects the world you see around you. Key growth areas have been recently noticed within the Manufacturing (43%), Construction (43%) and Engineering (33%) industries. With this in mind, it is vital that when it … Continue reading Competing for top talent in construction and engineering

Social Mobility

SOCIAL MOBILITY AND GRADUATE RECRUITMENT “Social mobility opens you up to a far deeper talent pool, and brings you into contact with driven, ambitious people with talents you would otherwise miss out on.” AGR Graduate recruitment often presents a number of challenges, and, no matter what industry you’re in, if you’re recruiting graduates, you’ve likely asked … Continue reading Social Mobility

A year in the life of an IP student

When Binita Mehta first applied to university she knew that securing graduate-level work with a Business Management degree was open to many avenues and pathways. Conscious that employers were eager to find graduates with industry experience, she decided to opt for a sandwich degree – a programme which includes a placement year or internship within … Continue reading A year in the life of an IP student