What is the missing ingredient that attracts a graduate to your company?
Students are keen to join a small business, if the role advertised was attractive. There isn’t a lack of decent students.
Your advert needs to appeal to the qualities they seek from a small business and their career.
When you want to take on a University student, how do you chose? Is is trial and error to divide the good and bad Universities?
Which Universities are better for smaller companies? Is it best to simply use the local University and if not, how is it possible to differentiate?
When I first started dealing with Universities I had the same questions. Questions that I find my clients regularly raise… Continue reading →
Apprenticeships have become very popular as a valuable way of training young people on the job, supported by financial incentives.
But how do you determine whether a vacancy is for a graduate or an apprentice?
Perhaps some roles are better for steady permanent staff whilst others are more suited to a graduate? But how do you determine the difference?
The apprentices’ role is technical
Apprentices are… Continue reading →
Now the career fairs are over for another year, it’s perhaps a good time to reflect on why smaller dynamic businesses are more attractive to graduates than corporates when starting their careers.
The majority of graduates would be happy to work in a smaller dynamic business. Which is just as well because only 10% get jobs with the corporates who heavily market themselves each year at the University career fairs.… Continue reading →