The truth about recruiting graduates

This session will dispel the myths about recruiting graduates, and how you can make the most out of the talent available for your business.

This session led by Rebecca Fielding (MD & Founder of Sheffield-based Gradconsult and Fellow of the Institute of Student Employers) leans on Gradconsult’s wealth of experience and insight into the sector to help you understand and dispel the myths around recruiting graduates.

In this 1-hour fun, interactive and informative session we will be myth-busting headlines such as:

  • Graduates only work for big businesses and not SMEs
  • The average graduate starting salary is £30k
  • All the jobs are in London
  • Graduates only stick around for a couple of years
  • Graduates are highly mobile and are willing to relocate
  • It’s not worth going to uni as there are no jobs for graduates

Who is this session for?

This workshop is for anyone who is thinking about recruiting graduates or parents of children who are making decisions around university and entering the world of work. All who attend will come away with working knowledge of the sector and the opportunities available to them.

Who are Gradconsult?

Gradconsult works with over 65% of the UK’s universities and is the delivery leads on the SME RISE programme, alongside a multitude of other award-winning regional graduate employment projects. They work with a range of local, national and international employers to help them find and retain graduate talent. They specialise in early careers and future talent development.

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