School Leaver Awards 2018: winners announced

The UK’s top employers for school leavers have been revealed, following the 2018 AllAboutSchoolLeavers Top 100 Employers for School and College Leavers Awards ... more or comment here

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UCAS Media’s student lifestyle report

In this 2018 report, you’ll gain access to a snapshot on students’ views ... more or comment here

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Amberjack win a Fantastic Four Recruiter Awards

Amberjack lead industry as the big winners at the Recruiter Awards ... more or comment here

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Win for Jobsgopublic and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue at 2018 PPMAs

Jobsgopublic, the first online job board dedicated to the public and not-for-profit sectors, picked up the Best Value for Money Recruitment Campaign award this year’s PPMA Annual Conference and Awards ... more or comment here

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Top of the ‘best student city’ class? Gold star to London.

For the first time, London tops the world’s best student city ... more or comment here

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Recruiter Awards 2018: winners announced

The winners of the 2018 Recruiter Awards have been announced, following a gala awards evening at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel ... more or comment here

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Guardian University Awards 2018: winners announced

Now in their sixth year, the Guardian University Awards recognise the universities that inspire students and transform communities ... more or comment here

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Government welcomes Year of Engineering partnership with Apple

Apple is joining forces with the Year of Engineering 2018 and offering a UK-wide programme of activities for primary and secondary school pupils ... more or comment here

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ASA targeting recruiters who place misleading job adverts for ‘apprenticeships’

A report by Reform claims that employers, particularly in retail, hospitality and fast food, are re-badging low-skilled jobs as apprenticeships in order to claim subsidies for training ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 launched

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 have been launched, with the application site now open for entries ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Graduate and Apprenticeship Bites

A round up of bites from in and around the world of higher education and apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeship levy funds are stockpiling to the tune of £1.28 billion

The Open University (OU) reveals organisations in England have withdrawn only £108 million of the £1.39 billion paid in ... more or comment here

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What Gen Z’s want from a recruitment process and their careers

Dartmouth Partners, a London and Frankfurt based recruitment consultancy, asked over 600 financial services graduates what they’re looking for ... more or comment here

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Guardian University Awards 2018: finalists announced

The Guardian University Awards 2018 finalists have been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony due to take place on 24th April 2018 ... more or comment here

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RCN call for national recruitment campaign as UCAS reveals further fall in nursing applications

UCAS has revealed a serious risk of a second drop in the number of trainee nurses ... more or comment here

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Vodafone's international future jobs programme set to help 10 million young people into work

In the largest initiative of its kind anywhere in the world, Vodafone is asking young people everywhere “What will you be?” ... more or comment here

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TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2018: winners announced

The winners of the 2018 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced last night, with IBM taking home the Graduate Employer of the Year title ... more or comment here

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ISE Development Awards: winners announced

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the winners of its annual Development Awards, which recognise and reward organisations committed to training and developing early talent ... more or comment here

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BT uses virtual reality to recruit top graduate and apprentice talent

When you create more than 1,300 new apprenticeship and graduate opportunities, you have to think big ... more or comment here

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Tackling the skills gap through work experience

The institute of Student Employers (ISE) annual survey shows that graduates who’ve carried out an internship are more likely to have the skills businesses need ... more or comment here

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SMRS: Future Talent – let’s hear it for the boy

Mike Hoffman, Client Partner - New Business and Research at SMRS, talks about driving the message of equality into schools ... more or comment here

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GDPR and its effect on student recruitment

The General Data Protection Regulation will be enforced on 25th May 2018. If you’ve not heard much about it, now’s the time ... more or comment here 1 comment

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School Leaver Awards 2018: finalists revealed

AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk has unveiled the finalists for the 2018 School Leaver Awards, which highlight the top UK employers for school and college leavers ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Welcome to our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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CV-Library acquires Education-Jobs.co.uk

CV-Library has announced that it has acquired the Education-Jobs.co.uk website, as it continues to increase its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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HE Bites

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Majority of MPs agree apprenticeship minimum wage is not enough to live on

As Apprenticeship Week comes to a close, a survey by the Young Women’s Trust reveals that just one in five MPs think that the apprenticeship minimum wage is enough to live on ... more or comment here

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ISE announces Student Development Conference line-up

Chris Baréz-Brown, author and founder of business consultancy Upping Your Elvis, will be headlining the conference ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: UCAS backs apprenticeships

Mark Wilson, Strategy Manager at UCAS, takes a look at the demand and supply of apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Theresa May urges students to consider alternatives to university

A recent speech by the Prime Minister, prompted Milkround to review the university vs apprenticeship debate ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Leadership apprenticeships can get funding too

Many businesses are missing out on training funding for future leaders ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Demystifying the apprenticeship levy

If you were ever confused about the apprenticeship levy, here are five myth busters to set you straight ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: An apprentice’s view – by Robyn Hodgson

With many thanks to Robyn Hodgson, who’s given up her time to share why she decided to opt for an apprenticeship ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: It’s National Apprenticeship Week… here’s five reasons why they rock

Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service, shares why she thinks there’s never been a better time to take on an apprentice ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Womble Bond Dickinson LLP: promoting diversity in apprenticeships

Leading transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson began offering UK apprenticeships in 2014 as a method to diversify the staff it recruits, now it is using the Apprenticeship Levy to introduce new apprenticeships to the firm and plug skills gaps ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Apprenticeship Bites

Welcome to our round up of bites to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2018 ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: BAME groups are steering clear of apprenticeships in Greater Manchester

Cllr Sean Anstee, GMCA lead for skills, employment and apprenticeships, is keen to promote best opportunities for everyone growing up in Greater Manchester ... more or comment here

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M&S gets ‘Smart’ about early years’ recruitment

M&S have brought on board innovative recruitment service provider, Smart Resourcing Solutions (SRS), to streamline recruitment of early years careers candidates ... more or comment here

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Amberjack to host recruitment masterclasses

A masterclass programme has been developed to give Senior HR, Talent and Recruitment professionals access to the latest insights, innovations and hot topics influencing the world of recruitment ... more or comment here

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Diversity and social mobility headlines this year’s ‘The Big Assembly’ agenda

Can the second careers advice and guidance webinar beat the 10,000-strong audience of last year? ... more or comment here

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ISE Development Awards shortlist announced

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the shortlist for its annual Development Awards, which recognise and reward organisations committed to training and developing early talent ... more or comment here

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National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of the National Undergraduate Employability Awards have been announced, with a range of employers and universities recognised for their contribution to the undergraduate market ... more or comment here

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"It’s an impactful and sensible HE review we need not a political point scorer…"

Dan Beynon, Head of Education for SMRS, talks to Ri5 about the review of HE funding in England ... more or comment here

A tropical island grad scheme

Sound too good to be true? Not for one lucky graduate thanks to Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways ... more or comment here

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The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network

The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network has increased its membership – taking the number of employers committed to apprenticeship diversity to over 40 ... more or comment here

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ISE announces Recruitment Conference 2018 line-up

Professor Steve Peters, consultant psychiatrist and author of the best-selling The Chimp Paradox, will be headlining the conference ... more or comment here

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UCAS application rates indicate a strong demand for UK Higher Education

UCAS shares the numbers of undergraduate applications processed ahead of the January 15th deadline ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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PepsiCo call for graduates to identify the next big trend in food and drink

PepsiCo have launched PepsiCo Go 2018, which will see graduates from across Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa identifying the next big trend in food and beverages ... more or comment here

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Unpaid internships. Work experience at what cost?

In a recent report published by the Sutton Trust, it examines the cost of an internship in both London and Manchester ... more or comment here

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The UCAS 2017 equalities data is out

A new report has been released which gives detailed equalities statistics for individual universities and colleges around the UK ... more or comment here

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Ri5 apprenticeships special

Find out about apprenticeships at BMW, KPMG, EY, BAE Systems and Co-op Insurance, and what Tower Hamlets is doing to help young people get the training they need to get into work ... more or comment here

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Nationwide introduces unique new assessment for graduates and apprentices

A revolutionary new way of recruiting has been adopted by Nationwide, as it puts prospective candidates through a series of logical and problem solving exercises to assess relevant behaviours in an escape room challenge ... more or comment here

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The National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 winners are announced

In a glittering ceremony held last night, there was much to applaud. Here are some of the highlights from the evening ... more or comment here

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Ri5’s industry predictions for 2018

Here’s what some of the industry’s movers and shakers have to say. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Shock results, as graduate recruitment at the UK’s top employers falls

‘The Graduate Market in 2018’* by High Fliers Research was carried out in December 2017 and published some unexpected results ... more or comment here

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Businesses still in the dark over apprenticeships

According to a new survey by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LLCI) more than a third of London businesses say their company is not aware of the new apprenticeship funding arrangements ... more or comment here

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Graduate jobs market to expand in 2018

According to a report by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), employers expect to increase their graduate job vacancies by 11% this year, marking a return to double-digit growth ... more or comment here

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Graduate Promotions becomes part of Havas People

Havas People have completed the acquisition of Graduate Promotions ... more or comment here 1 comment

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CIPD: 53% of employers paying apprenticeship levy would rather have a training levy

Of those employers currently paying the apprenticeship levy, more than half would prefer a more general training levy ... more or comment here

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A shaky start for the Office for Students (OFS)

Dan Beynon, Head of Education for SMRS, takes time out to share his views around the Toby Young debacle and his hopes for the future ... more or comment here

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Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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New universities regulator comes into force

The Office for Students legally comes into force to hold universities to account and promote students interests ... more or comment here 2 comments

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ISE announces student recruitment conference line-up

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the line-up for its annual Student Recruitment Showcase event ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic's round-up of 2017

The team at jobsgopublic share their round-up of 2017, including campaigns, awards, events and new faces ... more or comment here

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2017 Review of the Year

2017 came and went in a bit of a blur, although the year saw numerous events that few people could have predicted ... more or comment here 1 comment

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L’Oreal launches virtual reality recruitment experience

L'Oréal UK & Ireland has debuted a new Virtual Reality experience as part of its graduate assessment scheme ... more or comment here

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More people from disadvantaged backgrounds are entering higher education

UCAS releases the final instalment of their End of Cycle Report on patterns of entry by background, offer-making, and qualifications and competition ... more or comment here

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Young Londoners lead the way to higher education

On the 11th December, UCAS released the latest staggered statistics from their End of Cycle Report, reviewing entry patterns to higher education by geography ... more or comment here

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Universities must do better

The National Audit Office reviews the higher education market to find it sorely lacking in some areas ... more or comment here 2 comments

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National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 shortlist unveiled

The shortlist for the 2018 National Undergraduate Employability Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards which take place in February ... more or comment here

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Encouraging news for nursing, with student course acceptances remaining high

4th December saw the release of the second wave of results from the UCAS End of Cycle Report, investigating the patterns for the year by subject ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeship Live broadcasts in schools

Schools in England can now access the latest apprenticeship information directly from employers and their apprentices - through a new broadcast initiative ... more or comment here

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Higher education entries for 18-year olds at an all-time high

According to UCAS, 2017 has witnessed the largest proportion of 18-year olds entering higher education ... more or comment here

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The upside to the downside in falling apprenticeship starts

TUI’s UK and Ireland Early Talent and Apprenticeships Manager sees the decline as a positive. Here’s why ... ... more or comment here

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UCAS update on unconscious bias in admissions

Back in 2015, the government looked to UCAS to introduce ‘name-blind’ applications. They’re been hard at work assessing feasibility and running trials ... more or comment here

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Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Thousands of higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies announced

Over 3000 higher and degree apprenticeships have been announced ... more or comment here

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Prospects launches Autumn Graduate Market Trends

Prospects’ latest edition of Graduate Market Trends (GMT) focuses on LGBT and feminist issues in higher education, graduate migration, expanded life-long notions of career and Brexit ... more or comment here

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Anchor’s apprenticeship scheme ranked top of RateMyApprenticeship Top 100 Employers

Katie Rankin, Anchor's Qualifications & Apprenticeships Manager, comments on their recent win ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeships at EY are serious business

Steve Keith, Marketing and Communications Lead – Apprenticeships at EY, updates us in this interview about the great work they’re doing ... more or comment here

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Which employers get top marks from the apprentices?

This is the fourth year that RateMyApprenticeship has conducted its best apprentice employer survey in the UK ... more or comment here

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Earn while you learn. But is that the reality for apprentices?

40% of apprentices spend more than they earn, with female apprentices being worse off ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeships starts are down. Not by a little, but by a lot.

Latest figures released by the Department for Education shows the number of people starting apprenticeships has fallen by 61% since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy ... more or comment here

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University applications reach ‘highest recorded’

The first statistical release for the 2018 UCAS admissions cycle has revealed a robust start, with the highest number of applicants to October-deadline courses recorded since reporting at this deadline began ... more or comment here

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Graduate unemployment rate lowest since 1989

According to newly-published ‘What Do Graduates Do?’ survey by Prospects, graduate unemployment has fallen to 5.3% from 5.7% ... more or comment here

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BRIT Awards to create new apprenticeship scheme

A new apprenticeship scheme has been created by the BPI and funded by money raised by the BRIT Awards ... more or comment here

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Executive apprenticeships are now a thing

As a new master’s degree for business leaders is launched, it gives rise to more senior level post graduate study being funded by the apprenticeship levy ... more or comment here

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What do graduates do?

Prospects are hosting two events which will offer a comprehensive picture of the destinations of last year’s graduates ... more or comment here

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The proportion of ethnic workers with degrees is on the up. But there is still job and pay disparity in the workplace.

A study by The Resolution Foundation explores how degree attainment relates to employment and pay ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic launch Chapter Education

Jobsgopublic have announced the full launch of their brand-new education arm, Chapter Education ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Kerry Foods partners with SMRS to create new employer brand

We joined Kerry Foods and SMRS on location at Kerry Foods in Egham, to witness first-hand how their exciting new employer brand was taking shape ... more or comment here 2 comments

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