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  • Podcast: Graduate recruitment and probationary periods

    Date:
    26 August 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss the results of our recent survey on graduate recruitment and give an overview of probationary periods.

  • Graduate recruitment heats up, salaries stay frozen

    Date:
    10 August 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Employers have frozen graduate starting salaries for the eighth year in a row, despite an overall pick-up in graduate recruitment, latest XpertHR Benchmarking research finds.

  • Mindset and match: recruiting millennials is about more than speed

    Date:
    8 August 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Speeding up recruitment processes may appease some applicants, but it will not get to the heart of why some employers are failing to attract millennials. Tim Drake looks at assessing the mindset of candidates.

  • Name-blind recruitment for NHS and civil service by 2020

    Date:
    9 February 2016
    Type:
    News

    Following David Cameron's pledge to remove bias in recruitment and ensure that jobs are awarded on merit alone, the Cabinet Office has announced that the Civil Service and the NHS will roll out name-blind recruitment practices by 2020.

  • Podcast: XpertHR survey reveals what's happening in the graduate recruitment market

    Date:
    2 October 2015
    Type:
    Audio and video

    On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss XpertHR research into graduate recruitment and starting salaries.

  • Graduate starting salaries 2015: Pay static as recruitment slows

    Date:
    2 October 2015
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The graduate labour market is showing signs of cooling, XpertHR research finds. UK employers have frozen graduate starting salaries for a seventh consecutive year and graduate recruitment activity is slowing down.

  • Graduate recruitment and starting salaries: XpertHR 2013 survey

    Date:
    2 October 2013
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The current outlook and starting salaries for graduates remain steady but employers are optimistic about future hiring intentions, finds the latest XpertHR research.

  • Graduate starting salaries: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    17 December 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our 23rd annual survey of starting salaries for graduates finds that they have been frozen for the fourth consecutive year. Our research also shows that starting salaries for the graduate class of 2012 will stand at a median of £23,500, with those graduates taking up jobs in the legal profession once again enjoying the highest salaries.

  • Milk round

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Recruiting and selecting graduates: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    28 November 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our annual XpertHR survey finds that graduate recruitment activity is picking up, with notifying vacancies to university careers services and using the employer’s corporate website forming the two most popular candidate-attraction methods. Our results also indicate that more than one employer in three has encountered problems when recruiting graduates over the past two years.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to the recruitment and retention of graduates.