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5 Ways To Prevent Reneges

Posted by GradConnection
Over the past couple of years we’ve seen a shift from the traditional peak graduate hiring season (February - April) to a continued recruitment period throughout the rest of the year. With continued recruitment comes increased competition for your current accepts. What then can you do to keep graduates engaged during the period before their program starts? We’ve got a few ideas to help in this blog.

How to Best Support Your Remote Interns and Grads

Posted by GradConnection
While employers may be looking at a gradual return to the office, many interns and graduates have still indicated their preference for the flexibility of remote and hybrid working. We give our top tips on best ways to support your new starters in a remote environment.

5 Things To Do To Get Your Hires In 2022/23

Posted by Daniel Purchas
2022 is shaping up to be a tough graduate recruitment season for many recruiters - the crunch is on, demand is up from employers, students aren’t applying as much. So what can you do to get your numbers for 2023 intakes?

Make sure you’re assessing the things that count

Posted by Sova
Time to hire, cost to hire, attrition rate. There are plenty of really comprehensive lists of HR and hiring metrics available online. But are we using them to measure what matters? Do metrics such as employee turnover or length of service tell us the full story? Or are we simply assessing the success of our own graduate recruitment processes? Find out in this latest article from Sova.

Top Tips to Keep in Mind When Your Job Campaign is Live

Posted by GradConnection
We all know the feeling during peak season - you’ve launched your campaign for your biggest annual graduate program push and waiting to see how the numbers will look. And how do you know whether your campaign is on track, especially with the changeable graduate market and last-minute nature of students we know all too well? In this blog post, we give our top tips on how you can set goals, monitor your progress and ways to create peaks when you need a little mid-campaign boost.

Checklist for utilising technology to run successful virtual assessment centres

Posted by Sova
The assessment centre is a key milestone and brand-building opportunity in the hiring process, so whether in-person or virtual, it’s important to deliver a positive and developmental experience for candidates whilst gleaning the right information in a fair and consistent manner. Sova's virtual assessment centre technology has transformed the assessment experience for their clients’ candidates and assessors as part of an in-person, hybrid or completely virtual process.

What Do Students Actually Want From You At Virtual Careers Fairs?

Posted by GradConnection
Whether you’re presenting at one of our upcoming Meet the Employers events or any other virtual careers webinar, you might be wondering, what are the key points you should include in the likely limited time that you have to speak? We offer some suggestions in this blog post.

2022 Top100 Awards Night: Employers Recap

Posted by GradConnection
A recap of our 2022 Top100 Awards Night.

Relevancy is Key - How to Optimise Your GradConnection Campaigns

Posted by GradConnection
It’s now more important than ever to try and stand out from the crowd – and that means being specific and creating more targeted campaigns to ensure you're attracting the best graduate talent! We break it down for you in this latest blog post.

Five reasons to take your assessment centre virtual

Posted by Sova
Technology has transformed the way organisations design and manage their recruitment processes. The days of paper-based screening are long gone, replaced by online technology which manages the application process smoothly and efficiently for organisations and candidates.

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