Current Edition - August/September

The August/September edition of Graduate Recruiter magazine is out now.


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Beyond Brains…
Nicola Smith explores the definition of talent, questioning Malcolm Gladwell’s ‘Talent Myth’ theory. Are companies hiring and promoting the right employees?

Talent for the Community
Roy White was HR VP at Sony Europe when the firm reviewed their European Graduate Programme. Here he shares their new CSR approach to talent management…

It’s Not How Smart You Are – But How You’re Smart
Cathy Harris, Senior Consultant at Interaction Learning and Development, explores the challenges of developing EQ in early career…


Recruiting Through Competitions
There is no shortage of graduates, says Mark Diggle from Lancaster University. Recruiters may continue to be spoilt for choice, if they can attract the talent they seek…

Assessing Talent: Which Criteria?
Saville Consulting’s Katie Herridge looks at the most and least important qualities in today’s graduates.

Identify the Leaders of Tomorrow
The benefits of identifying top talent are undisputed; the challenge is finding the right process. Sofia Brzostowski, Consultant at a&dc, explains how Asda selects their future-ready talent…


The value of Learner-Centred Training
How do you maintain individual focus in a culture of collaboration? Kate Ross shares IBM UK Foundation’s vision on training and retaining early professionals.

People Buy People First
Developing graduates is simple? Not necessarily as there are a number of inputs required. Simon Pollard, Commercial Director at Smart Resourcing Solutions tells us about his experience with HSBC.

Maximising Potential
A number of organisations are searching for authentic development initiatives. Tom Young, Head of Talent and Performance at i2i, explores the principles of high performance from the world of elite sport…


Feeding a Global Talent Pipeline
Ensuring consistency within a global Emerging Talent programme is never easy. Ruth Summers shares the British Council’s approach…

Making the Boat Go Faster
Kevan Skelton and Nigel Spencer from international law firm Reed Smith LLP consider where to begin when constructing a global talent strategy.


The Paradox of Retaining Talent
What drives Gen Y graduates? Manuelle Malot, Director of the NewGen Talent Centre at EDHEC, discusses the results of their recent study on talent retention.

Back to the Future
How to retain graduate talent in a recovering employment market? Pinsent Masons’ Edward Walker explains how his team tackled the increasing competition for graduates in the legal sector…

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