Research and analysis

Employers’ graduate recruitment and selection practices

Research looking at the approach to graduate recruitment adopted by employers and how this has evolved in recent years.

Documents

Understanding employers’ graduate recruitment and selection practices - BIS research paper 231

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Graduate recruitment and selection: evidence report

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Details

This research examined the approach to graduate recruitment adopted by employers and how this has evolved in recent years. The study aimed to explore:

  • patterns in graduate recruitment
  • behaviours of graduate employers
  • interactions between graduate employers and universities

It provides a picture of long-term trends in practice from pre-recruitment activities through to entry, induction and beyond.

Published 6 November 2015