The February/March edition of Graduate Recruiter is out now.
The theme of this edition is ‘Assessment and Selection’, in which we focus on the following areas:
Raising the Bar
What are the biggest challenges facing employers in the assessment and selection space and how are they meeting these? We talk to Rolls Royce, Deloitte and Merlin Entertainments…
Finding Harry Potter
Jayne Cullen explains how TMP Worldwide helped Virgin Money to find “Harry Potter”…
Employers Are From Mars, Graduates Are from Venus
City University’s Victoria Didilica explores the differences between graduates’ expectations of the workplace and employers’ perceptions of the workplace, drawing upon a survey of over 130 employers and over 1,250 graduates.
What can larger organisations learn from how SMEs assess and select talent? Rebecca Fielding, MD of Gradconsult, shares her experience − and poses some pertinent questions
DIVERSITY AND UNCONSCIOUS BIAS
Can you feel it?
Rare Recruitment’s Josh Oware asks how far irrelevant factors influence us unconsciously as interviewers?
Putting Diversity First
Phil Wilson, Chief Psychologist/Assessor for the Civil Service Fast Stream explains how a focus on early engagement, coupled with a wider diversity strategy, is the key to a successful development pipeline
Conquering the Cardinal Sins
How Criterion Partnership Ltd worked with Centrica to tackle unconscious bias and other deadly sins – winning an AGR Award in the process…
Jacqueline Healey, Senior Assessment & Development Consultant at GradWeb looks at what works and what doesn’t within candidate assessment
Playing to Your Strengths
Having introduced a strengths-based approach to assessment and selection, Lloyds Banking Group talks about what it did and the lessons it has learnt
The Million Dollar Question(s)…
Digital communications agency EE explains how it introduced ‘realistic dilemma’ scenarios to overcome the problem of rehearsed interviews
Value For Money
Ben Williams, from business psychologists Sten10, explains how Values Based Recruitment (VBR) works and why it is effective…
Tackling the Top Three Challenges
Katie Herridge talks about how Saville Consulting worked with engineering firm Thales to address the most common challenges in graduate recruitment, including managing volume applications
The Eyes Have It
Can video interviewing really give a good insight into a candidate’s future potential? It can if you can read the visual clues. Matt Barnett, CEO of video technology company Verbate explains…
Preparing Students for Battle
How Manchester Metropolitan University took more than 700 students on an end-to-end trip through an assessment and selection process to improve employability
The University of Gloucestershire reveals how it has boosted employability by preparing students for the dreaded assessment centre…
Tom Davenport, Co-Founder of TalentPool, looks at what data means for graduate recruitment today and how useful it is when managing a mountain of applications…
Read the magazine here.